Butler Unveils Upcoming Men's Basketball Game Promotions

Feb. 7, 2008

Butler's nationally-ranked Bulldogs are heading into the home stretch of their 2007-08 schedule, and they'll play five of their final six regular season games at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Fans wishing to see the Bulldogs as they compete for a Horizon League championship and a possible postseason tournament berth can take advantage of several promotional opportunities available over the closing weeks of the season.

One special Butler promotion will include all five remaining games. All military and public service personnel can receive a $5 discount off adult tickets to any remaining Butler regular season home game by showing their ID at the Hinkle Fieldhouse Box Office. Butler also is offering "Family Day" discounts courtesy of St. Vincent Sports Performance Center at the Cleveland State (Feb. 16), Drake (Feb. 23), Wright State (Feb. 28) and Detroit (Mar. 1) games.

Following is a listing of Butler's upcoming men's basketball promotions:

Thursday, Feb. 14, vs. Youngstown State, 7 p.m.
Final "Value" game of the season with adult tickets starting at $15 and upper level youth (age 3-12) tickets starting at $10.

Saturday, Feb. 16, vs. Cleveland State, 2 p.m.
"St. Vincent Sports Performance Center Family Day"
All upper level youth tickets are $10, courtesy of St. Vincent Sports Performance Center.

Saturday, Feb. 23, vs. Drake (O'Reilly ESPNU BracketBusters), TBA
"St. Vincent Sports Performance Center Family Day"
All upper level youth tickets are $10, courtesy of St. Vincent Sports Performance Center.

Thursday, Feb. 28, vs. Wright State, 9 p.m. (Flying 101 dunkers will perform at halftime)
"Butler Young Alumni Night presented by Puccini's"
Butler University and the Butler Alumni Office are teaming with Puccini's Smiling Teeth restaurants for an evening of Butler basketball. Butler alumni who graduated between 1998 and 2007 will be able to purchase upper level adult tickets for $10. A pre-game party for young alums will be held in the West Gym, 7:30-8:45 p.m. Complimentary pizza and soft drinks will be included, with beer available for purchase. The $10 ticket includes admission to the pre-game party. Young alums who already have game tickets can attend the pre-game party for $5. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Jamaica Slicer in the Butler Alumni Office (317 940-9946) or toll free at 800-368-6852, ext. 9946.

"St. Vincent Sports Performance Center Family Day"
All upper level youth tickets are $10, courtesy of St. Vincent Sports Performance Center.

"City of Indianapolis/State Employee Night"
City of Indianapolis and state employees receive a $5 discount off adult tickets by showing ID at the Hinkle Fieldhouse Box Office.

Saturday, Mar. 1, vs. Detroit, 2 p.m.
"Gleaners Food Drive"
Butler is hosting a food drive for Gleaners Food Bank prior to the final regular season game. Fans are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items to help Hoosier families in need. All fans who donate a nonperishable food item at Hinkle Fieldhouse will receive a $5 discount off an adult ticket to the game. The discount ticket is available for each donated food item.

"St. Vincent Sports Performance Center Family Day"
All youth (ages 3-12) can purchase an upper level ticket for the Detroit game for $10.

"80th Anniversary of Hinkle Fieldhouse"
Fans coming to the Detroit game will receive a special commemorative ticket, celebrating the 80th birthday of Hinkle Fieldhouse. Fans also will have a chance to get a special Hinkle Fieldhouse t-shirt during time-outs.

"Butler Senior Day"
Butler's five senior players, Julian Betko, Pete Campbell, A. J. Graves, Mike Green and Drew Streicher, will be recognized at a special ceremony following the Detroit game.

Butler men's basketball tickets can be purchased at the Hinkle Fieldhouse Box Office from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays and starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday game days. Butler tickets also are on sale at Clowes Memorial Hall from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, online at www.ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at (317) 239-5151, or at Central Indiana Ticketmaster outlets. Fans receive a $3 discount on tickets to all remaining games by purchasing tickets in advance of game day at the Hinkle Fieldhouse Box Office or at Clowes Hall.