Tickets flying for Meridian doubleheader

Get’em before they’re gone.Tickets are flying out the door for the Brock Badgers basketball doubleheader at the Meridian Centre on Friday, Jan. 27.The much-anticipated Paint the Meridian Red games will see the men’s and women’s basketball teams host the Ryerson Rams in key mid-season tipoffs.General admission tickets and courtside options, for which an additional block of tickets was recently released, are available through Ticketmaster online. Prices are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and $35 for courtside. For staff and faculty, use the promo code (GoBadgers) for a reduced general admission ticket price of $8.For anyone interested in watching the game in added style, suites are available to the Brock community for $125 for up to eight people plus the cost of tickets.Food and drinks are available at an additional cost. To book a suite, please contact Amanda Laprise ([email protected]).Free Brock student tickets will continue to be available at the Walker Complex welcome desk, but are limited and expected to sell out.A record was set on campus Monday for the most student sport tickets distributed in a single day, with more than 1,000 making their way into the hands of Badgers fans.The doubleheader will begin with the Badgers women tipping off at 6 p.m. Ryerson currently sits seventh in the country with a 10-2 record while the Badgers have a 4-8 record.The men’s game will follow at 8 p.m. when the Badgers, ranked sixth in Canada with a 8-4 record, play the Rams, ranked fourth with a perfect 12-0 record.Special halftime performances are planned for the games. read more