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Oct. 21, 2014

Buy Season Tickets | Reserve Appointment To “Select A Seat” And Purchase Season Tickets At Oct. 26 Exhibition vs. Benedict

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Several events are planned at Colonial Life Arena prior to the Oct. 26 men’s basketball exhibition contest against Benedict College, which tips at 4 p.m. ET on Sunday. The meeting marks the first-ever between the two schools on the hardwood. There will be a $5 parking fee, however, admission is free for the event, with doors set to open at 2:30 p.m. ET.

The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a free T-shirt and students will receive double loyalty points for attending. There will be pre-game Halloween activities on the concourse for children, with booths including the Carolina Girls, the Gamecock Cheerleaders, Cocky and the My Carolina Student Network. There will be games for children and opportunities for photos and Gamecock face tattoos.

The Gamecock Ticket Sales Team will also be on hand from 12:30-2:30 p.m., for an exclusive opportunity for fans to select and purchase new men’s basketball season tickets. Available locations will be tagged so fans can try out their seats before purchasing. Appointments with the Sales Team are highly recommended (but not required). Fans should visit or call 803-777-8850 to make an appointment.

The My Carolina Alumni Association and the Gamecock Club will also hold an event prior to tipoff in the McGuire Club (please bring and show your membership card for admission to this event), and basketball student-athletes will sign autographs on the official team poster for the 2014-15 season in the McGuire Club following the contest.

Season ticket prices for the upcoming season remain unchanged from the 2013-14 campaign, with full season packages starting at $90. Like last season, fans can purchase lower level season tickets for $260 (Gamecock Club membership required for sections 104-106, 113-115) and University faculty and staff can buy tickets for $210. The Coke Family Sections are available for $600 (four tickets). Upper level tickets are available for $200 (no Gamecock Club membership required) and faculty and staff can purchase tickets in the upper bowl for $160. End zone seating in the upper level is priced at four seats for $360. To purchase season tickets, fans should visit or call 1-800-4SC-FANS.