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Matt Gatens is one of seven newcomers on the roster for Coach Todd Lickliter's 2008-09 squad.

Matt Gatens is one of seven newcomers on the roster for Coach Todd Lickliter's 2008-09 squad.

Oct. 14, 2008

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    IOWA CITY, Iowa - Fans of the college basketball, college wrestling and the Iowa Hawkeyes, take note. The UI Athletics Ticket Office has ticket options for you that offer flexibility, savings, free "Bonus" tickets, and complimentary dinner on the Hawkeyes!

    We call it our "Top 10" - ten great ticket packages that put you in Carver-Hawkeye Arena for exciting University of Iowa men's basketball, women's basketball and/or wrestling.

    Click HERE to place your order online. You can also order over the telephone by calling 1-800 IA-HAWKS or in person at the UI Athletics Ticket Office in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

    Order now and save!


    NUMBER 1 - THE FULL-TIMER
    Free dinner for you!

    Full-time Hawkeye fans are season ticket holders. They want a seat in Carver for every event because their passion for the black-and-gold runs deep, real deep. They also know a bargain when they see it: Their purchase qualifies them for double the offer from Carlos O'Kelly's or a free large pizza from Bob's Your Uncle Pizza Cafe noted below (Women's Basketball Only).

  • Men's Basketball Season Tickets
    General public: $364 per ticket
    UI faculty/staff: $294 per ticket
    UI students: $80 per ticket

  • Women's Basketball Season Tickets
    General public: $90 per ticket
    UI faculty/staff: $76 per ticket
    Senior citizens (55 and older): $66
    UI students: Free admission

  • Wrestling Season Tickets
    General public: $60 per ticket
    UI faculty/staff: $48 per ticket
    UI students: Free admission

    FREE WITH THIS TICKET PACKAGE: If you purchase is men's basketball or wrestling season tickets, two (2) free adult entrées - a $26 value - at any Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Café, the home of Hawk Talk with Todd Lickliter, heard exclusively on your local Hawkeye Radio Network affiliate and hawkeyesports.com, the official world wide web site of the Iowa Hawkeyes. If your purchase is women's basketball season tickets, one large pizza from Bob's Your Uncle Pizza Café.


    NUMBER 2-- NIGHT HAWKS
    $69 per ticket ...SAVE*$29!

    Night Hawks don't mind challenging game times as long as they come with some savings. The 2008-09 Night Hawks package includes two non-conference games along with a pair of Big Ten contests.

    2008-09 NIGHT HAWK PACKAGE
    Sunday, Nov. 23 vs. Oakland (5 pm)
    Friday, Dec. 5 vs. Bryant (7:30 pm)
    Wednesday, Jan. 21 vs. Wisconsin (7:30 pm)
    Saturday, Feb. 7 vs. Northwestern (5 pm)

    Bonus Game: Purchase this ticket package and the UI will add at no cost two tickets to Iowa's game on Friday, Nov. 14 vs. Charleston Southern (7 pm).

    FREE WITH THIS TICKET PACKAGE: One free adult entrée - a $13 value - at any Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Café, the home of Hawk Talk with Todd Lickliter, heard exclusively on your local Hawkeye Radio Network affiliate and hawkeyesports.com, the official world wide web site of the Iowa Hawkeyes.


  • Click HERE to purchase this ticket package online!


    NUMBER 3 - BIG TEN WEEKEND-ER
    $135 per ticket

    Big Ten Weekend-ers want only the best games on the Hawkeyes' schedule: Big Ten opponents on the weekend. This year's schedule includes five exciting dates in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. br>

    2008-09 BIG TEN WEEKEND-ER
    Saturday, Jan. 3 vs. Indiana (3:30 pm)
    Saturday, Feb. 7 vs. Northwestern (5 pm)
    Saturday, Feb. 14 vs. Purdue (3 pm)
    Sunday, Feb. 22 vs. Michigan (4 pm)
    Saturday, Mar. 7 vs. Penn State (1 pm)

    Bonus Game: Purchase this ticket package and the UI will add at no cost two tickets to Iowa's game on Sunday, Nov. 23 vs. Oakland (5 pm).

    FREE WITH THIS TICKET PACKAGE: One free adult entrée - a $13 value - at any Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Café, the home of Hawk Talk with Todd Lickliter, heard exclusively on your local Hawkeye Radio Network affiliate and hawkeyesports.com, the official world wide web site of the Iowa Hawkeyes.


  • Click HERE to purchase this ticket package online!


    Number 4 - BIG TEN WEEKNIGHTS
    $76 per ticket...SAVE* $12!

    Big Ten Weeknight fans will gladly take a little savings on their game tickets while fitting in a trip to Carver-Hawkeye Arena during their busy week-day schedule.

    2008-09 BIG TEN WEEKNIGHTS
    Thursday, Jan. 8 vs. Minnesota (6 pm)
    Wednesday, Jan. 21 vs. Wisconsin (7:30 pm)
    Thursday, Jan. 29 vs. Michigan State (6 pm)
    Mar. 3-4-5 vs. Ohio State (TBA)

    Bonus Game: Purchase this ticket package and the UI will add at no cost two tickets to Iowa's game on Friday, Dec. 5 vs. Bryant (7:30 pm).

    FREE WITH THIS TICKET PACKAGE: One free adult entrée - a $13 value - at any Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Café, the home of Hawk Talk with Todd Lickliter, heard exclusively on your local Hawkeye Radio Network affiliate and hawkeyesports.com, the official world wide web site of the Iowa Hawkeyes.



  • Click HERE to purchase this ticket package online!

    NUMBER 5 - HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
    $66 per ticket...SAVE* $10!

    OK. Maybe you're not coming home for the holidays. Or, perhaps, you are a Hawkeye and you will be spending the holidays in Iowa. Either way, this package is the perfect gift to give yourself!

    HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
    Saturday, Dec. 27 vs. Western Illinois (7 pm)
    Saturday, Jan. 3 vs. Indiana (3:30 pm)
    Thursday, Jan. 8 vs. Minnesota (6 pm)

    Bonus Game: Purchase this ticket package and the UI will add at no cost two tickets to Iowa's game on Friday, Nov. 14 vs. Charleston Southern (7 pm).

    FREE WITH THIS TICKET PACKAGE: One free adult entrée - a $13 value - at any Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Café, the home of Hawk Talk with Todd Lickliter, heard exclusively on your local Hawkeye Radio Network affiliate and hawkeyesports.com, the official world wide web site of the Iowa Hawkeyes.


  • Click HERE to purchase this ticket package online!


    NUMBER 6 - YOUNGSTERS ARE HAWK FANS, TOO
    $10 per ticket

    Do you have a young basketball fan in your house? Get them to Carver for some black-and-gold hoops action! $10 youth tickets are available for every game listed here. Tickets for non-conference games go on sale Nov. 3; tickets for Big Ten Conference games go on sale Dec. 1.

    YOUNGSTERS ARE HAWK FANS, TOO
    Friday, Nov. 14 vs. Charleston Southern (7 pm)
    Monday, Nov. 17 vs. Texas-San Antonio (7 pm)
    Sunday, Nov. 23 vs. Oakland (5 pm)
    Tuesday, Nov. 25 vs. Southeast Missouri State (7 pm)
    Friday, Dec. 5 vs. Bryant (7:30 pm)
    Saturday, Dec. 27 vs. Western Illinois (7 pm)
    Thursday, Jan. 8 vs. Minnesota (6 pm)
    Sunday, Feb. 22 vs. Michigan (4 pm)
    Mar 3-4-5 vs. Ohio State (TBA)


    NUMBER 7 - BEAT STATE
    $45 per ticket...SAVE* $5!

    Iowa and Iowa State square off in Carver-Hawkeye three times in early December in action-packed Hy-Vee Cy-Hawk Series action. Not only can you help the Hawkeyes to victory, you can also help the Iowa wrestling team set a new dual meet attendance record by filling Carver to capacity for the Dec. 6 date on the mat with the Cyclones.

    BEAT STATE
    Wrestling: Dec. 6 vs. Iowa State (7 pm)
    Women's Basketball: Dec. 7 vs. Iowa State (2 pm)
    Men's Basketball: Dec. 12 vs. Iowa State (7 pm)

    Please note: The "Beat State" package is only available for purchase until Nov. 30.



  • This ticket package must be purchased in person at the UI Athletics Ticket Office in Carver-Hawkeye Arena or by calling 1-800 IA-HAWKS.

    NUMBER 8 - THE TAKEDOWN
    $24 per ticket...SAVE $9

    You create your own "mini-season ticket" for home meets of the defending national champion Iowa wrestling team.

    Here's how: The Iowa-Iowa State dual meet or the Iowa-Minnesota dual meet. You pick one. Then you pick two events from this group: The Iowa City Duals or the Hawkeyes' matches against Wisconsin, Bucknell or Purdue.

    THE TAKEDOWN
    Pick one of these events:

  • Saturday, Dec. 6 - Iowa vs. Iowa State
  • Sunday, Feb. 15 - Iowa vs. Minnesota

    Then, add two events from this group:

  • Friday, Nov. 21 - Iowa City Duals
  • Friday, Jan. 23 - Iowa vs. Wisconsin
  • Friday, Jan. 30 - Iowa vs. Bucknell
  • Friday, Feb. 13 - Iowa vs. Purdue



    Click HERE to purchase this ticket package online!

    NUMBER 9 - IT'S A FAMILY AFFAIR
    $30 per ticket...Save* $45

    Basketball with Bluder's Bunch is a family affair, so make plans today to spend some quality time with your family at Carver! This ticket package includes one adult and one youth# ticket to each Sunday afternoon game played by the Hawkeyes as they defend their Big Ten title and make another run to "March Madness" and the NCAA Tournament.

    IT'S A FAMILY AFFAIR
    Sunday, Dec. 7 vs. Iowa State (1 pm)
    Sunday Dec. 28 vs. Purdue (2 pm)
    Sunday, Jan. 11 vs. Minnesota (TBD)
    Sunday, Jan 18 vs. Northwestern (2 pm)
    Sunday, Feb. 1 vs. Penn State (1 pm)

    Bonus Game: Purchase this ticket package and the UI will add at no cost two tickets to Iowa's home opener on Sunday, Nov. 16, against Texas State (2 pm).

    FREE WITH THIS TICKET PACKAGE: One free large pizza from Bob's Your Uncle Pizza Café, the home of Hawk Talk with Lisa Bluder, heard exclusively on your local Hawkeye Radio Network affiliate and hawkeyesports.com, the official world wide web site of the Iowa Hawkeyes.

    # -- youth ticket is to be used by a boy or girl high school aged or younger


  • Click HERE to purchase this ticket package online!


    NUMBER 10 - HAWKEYE GAME DAY NCAA DISCOUNT
    Save* $10 on a Family Four Pack

    Attend any men's or women's basketball game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena and receive a special game-day discount on tickets for the family! Purchase an all-session Family Four Pack to the 2009 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship next March in Iowa City while cheering on the Hawks and receive $10 off! Offer valid only until Jan. 1 at UI Athletics Ticket Office window only.

    ALL SESSION -- Family 4 Pack

    Regular Price - $73
    Hawkeye Game Day Price: $63


    ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW!
    Purchase your tickets online at hawkeyesports.com, by telephone at 1-800 IA HAWKS, or in person at the UI Athletics Ticket Office in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

    GOT A GROUP THAT WANTS TO SEE THE HAWKS?
    Call the UI Sports Marketing Office at (319) 335-9431. Discount priced tickets are available for UI men's basketball and women's basketball games, and UI wrestling matches.

    *All savings noted are a comparison of the cost of tickets purchased as a package versus the total cost of tickets purchased at the door on the day/night of the event(s).