Basketball Ticket Sales Begin

Season tickets for West Virginia's 2006-07 basketball season will go on sale Monday, Oct. 2, at the Mountaineer Ticket Office. Single game non-conference tickets, except for UCLA, will also go on sale Monday.

West Virginia, coming off its second consecutive trip to the NCAA Sweet 16, will play 15 regular-season games at the WVU Coliseum, highlighted by three 2006 NCAA Elite Eight teams – UCLA, Connecticut and Villanova. The Mountaineers will open the season at home against Mount St. Mary's on Friday, Nov. 10.

Big East schools visiting Morgantown will be Connecticut, Pitt, Villanova, St. John's, USF, DePaul, Seton Hall and Cincinnati. In addition to Mount St. Mary's, UCLA, Canisius, The Citadel, Slippery Rock, Savannah State and Maryland-Eastern Shore will visit the Coliseum in non-league action.

The price of a season ticket is $292. Faculty/staff can purchase up to six season tickets at the discounted price of $234 each. Individual tickets for non-conference games are priced at $17 each. Mountaineer Athletic Club members and past season ticket holders must order their tickets by Oct. 27 to reserve priority seating. Order forms will be mailed to MAC members and past season ticket holders next week.

To order 2006-07 season tickets, call 1-800-WVU GAME or visit the Mountaineer Ticket Office in the WVU Coliseum. Big East single-game tickets, plus individual UCLA tickets, will go on sale Monday, Nov. 13.

Note: The complete schedule can be accessed at

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