MONDAY, JULY 31, 2006
Basketball season tickets available

July 31, 2006

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Season tickets for JU home men's and women's basketball games are now on sale, with JU season ticket holders getting first shot at tickets for the NCAA Tournament when it returns in 2010.

NCAA Tournament tickets for 2010 will go on sale in 2009, with JU receiving a set amount of constituency tickets. Those tickets will first go to Dolphin season ticket holders from this year and who renew the next two seasons.

Sales have been brisk for season tickets, as there a variety of ticket packages. There is the club seat level ($250), which provide Arena club amenities, as well as the season ticket with pregame meal ($200) and the season ticket ($100). Rates for children are also available

"With the excitement of moving our home games downtown, we are pleased to offer a variety of season ticket packages including the chance to purchase tickets to the NCAA Tournament," said Barry Milligan, assistant athletics director for external operations. "With the competitive home schedule and the plans we have in place for game atmosphere, it should be quite a show for people to attend."

For more information on ordering tickets, contact Carter Henderson at the JU ticket office at (904) 256-7407.

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-July is a huge recruiting month and the JU coaching staff has been traveling on the highways and byways looking a potential student-athletes. Warren and his staff will have at least four scholarships to work with in building the roster for the 2007-08 season. This upcoming season will feature a roster with eight freshmen and potentially just three upperclassmen (Jesse Kimbrough, Ljubisa Vrcelj and Evan Jefferson).