Claremore Daily Progress

October 10, 2012

RSU basketball tickets available for purchase


CLAREMORE — Season Tickets and Hillcat Club memberships for the 2012-13 Rogers State men’s and women’s basketball season are available for renewal and purchase from the Hillcat athletic office.

The Hillcat men’s and women’s basketball teams will combine to play 20 dates inside the Claremore Expo, including a Homecoming matchup against Northwestern Oklahoma State on Nov. 10, Sooner Athletic Conference foe Oklahoma Baptist on Jan. 10 and Senior Night on Jan. 23 against Oklahoma City.

The Hillcat Club, RSU’s comprehensive athletics support program, is currently accepting memberships with several packages for fans to choose from.

Hillcat Club memberships include reserved basketball season tickets, access to the Hillcat Club for complimentary meals during all games and exclusive team apparel.

The Blue Level is a four-pack priced at $600, the Red Level offers two tickets for $350 and the white level offers a single ticket membership for $250.

Fans can also buy reserved season tickets for $120 per seat. Deadline for ticket purchase is Oct. 19.  To purchase season tickets, become a Hillcat Club member or for more information, call 918-343-7839.

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams made an appearance at the NAIA National Tournament a year ago, reaching the Elite Eight quarterfinals.

Head men’s basketball coach Justin Barkley returns seven players from last season’s squad, including Honorable Mention All-American Kendrell Thompson and NAIA All-Tournament Team performer Donald Williams.

On the women’s side, first-year head coach Roxanne Long — who is a former Oklahoma University basketball player  —  returns nine players from last year, including Honorable Mention All-American and SAC Defensive Player of the Year Sierra Cornwell and NAIA All-Tournament Team performer Logan Froese.