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CSU basketball teams looking to extend season

CSU basketball teams looking to extend season

The “Magnificent Seven” will ride again.

The CSU men’s basketball team – affectionately known as the “Magnificent Seven” because the roster includes just seven scholarship players – will continue its impressive season Tuesday night when it hosts College of Charleston in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. Tipoff at Moby Arena is at 7 p.m.

Tickets are on sale at the McGraw Athletic Center ticket office on the west side of Moby Arena, by phone (800-491-7267) or online. Tickets will also be available at the gate.

Ticket options

Tickets are $70 for courtside tickets, $40 for center sections in the lower bowl, $30 for off-center sections in the lower bowl and $22, $16, and $10 for seats in upper sections. Student tickets are $4; student must present a valid student idea when picking up their ticket. Parking in the lot west of Moby is $10.

Season ticket holders can have their tickets placed at will call, although they may have to wait in line prior to the game. Choosing “print at home” or mobile delivery saves waiting in line. Photo ID will be required for will call ticket. pickup. Will call opens at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday; main doors and ticket windows open at 6 p.m.

The Rams (23-11) fell just short in their bid to return to the NCAA Tournament, losing to Nevada 79-71 Saturday in the championship game of the Mountain West Conference Tournament. Instead CSU enters the 32-team NIT as a No. 4 seed.

Charleston (25-9) was the runner-up in the Colonial Athletic Association in both the regular season and league tournament to UNC Wilmington. CSU and Charleston have never before faced each other in basketball.

CSU women play Thursday in WNIT

The CSU women’s team opens play in the Women’s NIT on Thursday against St. Mary’s (game time TBA). The Rams (24-8) won their fourth consecutive conference title and will be making their fourth consecutive postseason appearance.

Ticket prices range from $20 for courtside seats to $4 for CSU student and youth. Tickets are on sale at the McGraw Athletic Center ticket office on the west side of Moby Arena, by phone (800-491-7267) or online. Tickets will also be available at the gate.


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