Thursday, February 18, 2010

ESPN's Gameday is Coming to the Loud House

Nearly 5,000 tickets have been distributed for the live telecast of the ESPN College GameDay show on Saturday, February 27 in the Carrier Dome. All Syracuse University basketball fans are invited to join ESPN’s Rece Davis, Digger Phelps, Jay Bilas, Hubert Davis and Bob Knight for the hour-long morning program that kicks off the coverage of college basketball at 11:00 a.m. and sets the stage for the sold-out game against Villanova scheduled to tip off at 9:00 p.m. Saturday night. The last time the Gameday crew was in Syracuse was back in 2006.

During the GameDay telecast, one luck fan will have the opportunity to make a halfcourt shot to win $17,500 from State Farm. All fans will have the opportunity to win prizes, including t-shirts, rollabannas, net hats and gift cards throughout the broadcast.

Free tickets for SU students are available from Syracuse University on a first-come, first-served basis at the Schine Student Center Box Office or the Carrier Dome Box office. Students with a ticket should enter the Dome through Gate E (with a valid SU ID) beginning at 8:00 a.m. on February 27.

A limited number of free general admission tickets for the public from Syracuse University are available at the Carrier Dome Box Office. Each individual can pick up a maximum of four tickets. Fans with general admission tickets should enter the Dome through Gates A, B, C, J, K, L and M beginning at 9:30 a.m. on February 27.Free parking will be available in the stadium west lots on Raynor, Stadium and Henry Streets.
Tickets for the SU game against Villanova will not be accepted for entry to the Dome for the ESPN GameDay show, and GameDay tickets are only valid for the GameDay show at 11:00 a.m.

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