Student Tickets for Wildcat Classic on Sale Tuesday
Nov. 4, 2012
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Student tickets for the Dec. 22 Hy-Vee Wildcat Classic between K-State and Florida at the Sprint Center in Kansas City will go on sale Tuesday at a special price of $10, athletics officials announced today.
Students who purchase a ticket to the Hy-Vee Wildcat Classic will receive a make-up point towards their early entry point total, which encourages student attendance at all home games while creating a priority system for game-day lineup procedures at Bramlage Coliseum for the Kansas game on Jan. 22. For more information on the men's basketball student line-up, please visit www.k-statesports.com/earlyentry/.
The third annual Classic between K-State and Florida will tip off at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22 and will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. Under first-year head coach Bruce Weber, the Wildcats return 12 lettermen, including four starters, from a team that won 22 games and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in five years. The two-time national champion Gators, under head coach Billy Donovan, return nine lettermen, including three starters, from a squad that won 26 games and fell to Louisville in the West Regional Final.
The game with Florida marks the sixth 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 2013 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championships, March 13-16. K-State is 4-1 in those five previous meetings at the Sprint Center, including a 71-58 win over Alabama in 2011.