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Oct. 3, 2012

Tickets for the BROOKLYN HOOPSTM Holiday Invitational at Barclays Center, set for Dec. 22, will go on sale to the public on Monday, Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. ET. The Gamecocks, under the direction of first-year head coach Frank Martin, will play Manhattan in the event. Tickets will be available through Ticketmaster, the presenting sponsor of BROOKLYN HOOPSTM, and can be purchased at or Ticketmaster, by calling 800-745-3000, or at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center.

The BROOKLYN HOOPSTM Holiday Invitational begins at 3:00 p.m. ET, and features Tulane vs. Hofstra, South Carolina vs. Manhattan, and Seton Hall vs. LIU Brooklyn. The meeting between the Gamecocks and Jaspers is the eighth all-time, and the first since the 1980-81 season.

Brooklyn Nets All Access season ticket buyers have the opportunity to purchase tickets for Barclays Center events before the general public. For more information, visit and follow @BarclaysCenter on Twitter and Facebook ( for the latest updates and special pre-sale offers.

About Barclays Center
Barclays Center opened on September 28, 2012, and is a major sports and entertainment venue in the heart of Brooklyn, New York. Developed by Brooklyn-based real estate developer Forest City Ratner Companies, and designed by the award-winning architectural firms AECOM ( and SHoP Architects (, Barclays Center has one of the most intimate seating configurations ever designed into a modern multi-purpose arena, with unparalleled sightlines and first-class amenities. Barclays Center offers approximately 18,000 seats for basketball and up to 19,000 seats for concerts, and has 101 luxury suites, four bars/lounges, four clubs, and 40/40 CLUB & Restaurant by American Express. Located atop one of the largest transportation hubs in New York City, Barclays Center is accessible by 11 subway lines, the Long Island Rail Road, and 11 bus lines.