Basketball ticket sales up for Dawgs

ATHENS - Sales of season ticket packages for the 2007-08 Georgia basketball season are up 25 percent from last season, the largest increase in five years.

Thus far, over 5,750 packages have been sold, representing the highest increase in sales since the 2002-03 season. In addition, sales ofUGA student ticket packages have reached nearly 2,100, a rise of over 72 percent from last year. That figure is also the highest increase since the 2003 season, when student tickets sold out completely.

³This is exciting news and I think it shows that our fans recognize that our program is getting stronger every year,² Georgia head coach Dennis Felton said. ³I¹m looking forward to a great home season of games and many sellouts at Stegeman Coliseum.²

Season basketball tickets are only $225 and remain on sale until November 8. Season tickets can be purchased online via and by contacting the UGA Athletics Ticket Office 1-877-542-1231.

UGA Student season tickets are $25 and remain on sale through October 23 and can be purchased online . Students will also have the option to purchase their season tickets during the pickup dates of Monday, October 29 and Tuesday, October 30 at Stegeman Coliseum Ticket Booth 4 from 5-7pm each day.

Beginning November 1, all single game reserved tickets remai ning will go on sale. Single game tickets are $15 and will be available online or by contacting the Athletic Association Ticket Office at 877-542-1231.

Group tickets are on sale now and can be ordered online . Price breaks are available for groups of 25+, 100+ and 250+ each. For more information on group tickets, please contact the UGA Athletics Marketing Office at or by calling 706-542-9045.

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