OU Students Admitted Free Saturday

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
JANUARY 19, 2007

NORMAN, Okla. The University of Oklahoma Athletics Department has announced a promotion for Saturday’s 3 p.m. men’s basketball game against Baylor, offering free admission to OU students.
Students who present a valid OU I.D. will be admitted free of charge at Lloyd Noble Center’s west entrance beginning at 1 p.m.
Student season ticket holders who attend the the game will receive an additional free student ticket to either the Jan. 30 home game against Longwood or the Feb. 3 home game against Texas Tech. Availability for the Longwood/Texas Tech ticket giveaway is limited and tickets will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.
A free soft drink and popcorn will also be available to student season ticket holders this Saturday, as well as Arby’s coupons. Tickets must be scanned at the game to receive the offers.
Student season ticket holders may still pick up their tickets at the OU Athletics Ticket Office this Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
"We’re glad that we can make this opportunity available for a Big 12 Conference game," said OU Athletics Director Joe Castiglione. "Our team needs the support of our students and we are hopeful that many will take advantage of this opportunity.
"Our students, more than any other group, have the ability to create an electric atmosphere."
A free student shuttle service will also be provided to and from Lloyd Noble Center on Saturday. The service, which will begin at 1 p.m., will pick up in front of the Phi Gamma Delta house, the Beta Theta Pi house and Couch Mall.  Service will run continuously between Lloyd Noble Center and the selected pickup points until one hour after the conclusion of the game.
The OU men’s basketball team enters Saturday’s game with a 10-6 overall record and a 2-2 Big 12 Conference mark. The Sooners are coming off a 70-53 home win over Nebraska on Wednesday.



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