The Tusculum College athletic department has 100 packets of general admission tickets for sale to next week’s NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Elite Eight in St. Joseph, Mo., announced Pioneer Athletic Director Frankie DeBusk Wednesday.
Packets are $37 each and include one ticket to each of the tournament’s four sessions. Session one tickets permit entry for the Fort Lewis/Seattle Pacific and Arkansas Tech/Franklin Pierce quarterfinal games on Tuesday, Mar. 23 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. ET.
Session two tickets permit entry for the Gannon/Tusculum and Emporia State/Michigan Tech quarterfinal games at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET on Mar. 23. Session three tickets permit entry for both semifinal games on Wednesday, Mar. 24 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET, and session four tickets permit entry for the national championship game on Friday, Mar. 26 at 7 p.m.
Fans interested in purchasing tickets must see Ryan Tassell, Assistant to the Athletic Director, by Friday, Mar. 19 at 12 p.m. Tickets must be paid for in cash and are good for entrance to the game only. A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Ramada Inn and the Holiday Inn in St. Joseph for fans traveling to the Elite Eight. Addresses and contact information for both properties have been provided below. Fans must ask for the Elite Eight fan room block when calling to make reservations.
Tusculum is making its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Elite Eight after capturing the program’s first Southeast Region Championship with a 70-63 come-from-behind win over Lander University on Monday in Greenwood, S.C. The Pioneers will take on top-ranked and undefeated Gannon University (36-0) on Tuesday, Mar. 23 at 7 p.m. ET in the St. Joseph Civic Arena in St. Joseph, Mo. Fans can tune into NCAA.com where live stats and a live webcast will be available.