Tickets for West Virginia Game Going Fast

Head coach Frank Martin will lead K-State against former head coach Bob Huggins and West Virginia on Dec. 8 in Wichita.

Sept. 12, 2011

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Tickets for the Wichita Wildcat Classic have been a quick sell, as fewer than 2,000 tickets remain for Kansas State’s matchup with former head coach Bob Huggins and West Virginia set for Thursday, Dec. 8 at INTRUST Bank Arena.

All remaining tickets are in the upper level of the arena and are priced at $18 each.  Fans should purchase these seats via the INTRUST Bank Arena box office at or by calling (316) 755.SEAT.

Approximately 4,000 tickets were pre-sold to Ahearn Fund members and men’s basketball season ticket holders through the K-State Athletic Ticket Office between June and last week.  Those tickets will be assigned and mailed in the next two weeks.

The contest is set for an 8 p.m. CT tipoff at the 15,194-seat INTRUST Bank Arena and will be broadcast on ESPN2.  It will be just the third men’s college basketball game in the building and the Wildcats’ first regular-season non-conference neutral site game in Wichita.

Tickets are still available for the Hy-Vee Wildcat Classic with Alabama set for Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Sprint Center.  The contest, which matches K-State head coach Frank Martin against longtime friend and current Alabama coach Anthony Grant, is set for a 9 p.m. CT tipoff on ESPNU.

Tickets for the Classic are priced at $50 for lower-level sideline seating, $30 behind the baskets, $20 for the upper level sidelines and $10 each behind the baskets in the upper level of Sprint Center.  Fans can purchase these tickets through all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling (800) 745.3000 or online at, or through the K-State Athletic Ticket Office , by calling (800) 221-CATS or online at

The game with Alabama marks the fifth consecutive year that the Wildcats will play a non-conference game at the 18,897-seat Sprint Center, which will also host the squad for the 2012 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championships, March 7-10.

Information regarding ticket purchase procedures for K-State students for both games will be announced at a later date.