Jan. 31, 2012
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa men's basketball team will host Penn State on Saturday at 2:05 p.m. (CT) on Mediacom Court at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
The Hawkeyes will be wearing special throwback jerseys for the game in honor of Lettermen's Day.
The UI Athletics Department will also be honoring the 1986-87 men's basketball team prior to the game. A majority of the players and coaches will be in attendance. This special team won a school-record 30 games and advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. A total of eight players from this team ultimately were NBA Draft selections after their respective college careers concluded.
Tickets to Saturday's game are $25 for adults and $15 for youth and UI students.
More information regarding promotions for Saturday's game can be found below:
Members of the 1986-87 team will sign autographs on the concourse from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. (commemorative posters will be available to fans getting autographs, while supplies last; fans are limited to one autograph item per person)
Players and coaches from the 1986-87 team will be recognized on the court prior to the game -- fans are encouraged to be seated early for the recognition
Jerseys from several members of the 1986-87 team (including the starting 5) will be available for bidding via an online auction on hawkeyesports.com the following week
80's Day - Fans are encouraged to get decked out in their best 80's outfit; 80's music hits will be played throughout pregame activities
Free men's basketball trading cards for the first 1,500 fans