Friday, February 5, 2016

Advance tickets available for Crosstown Classic

NEW ORLEANS — The energy, enthusiasm and competitiveness synonymous with New Orleans' longest-running college basketball rivalry will return Saturday (Feb. 6) when Xavier University of Louisiana and Dillard University meet in the Crosstown Classic at the XU Convocation Center. Tickets are on sale now.
The women's game will start at 3 p.m., followed by the men's game at 5 p.m.
Ticket prices:
     • $10 — general admission.
     • $5 — general admission advance purchase, ages 5-12 and XU student guests. Contact the XU

Alumni Office at (504) 520-7575 for a special discounted rate for advance ticket purchases.
       • Free — in advance to students, faculty and staff with a valid XU identification card and children younger than 5.

Advance tickets for XU faculty and staff are available through Friday at the Office of Student Services (room 305E, third floor of the University Center) or the Convocation Center Annex (3775 Fern St., New Orleans LA 70125). Students can pick up tickets at Student Services and receive one free ticket with an ID card swipe.
Discounted advance purchase tickets for XU alumni and donors are available online at Major credit cards will be accepted online.
Tickets may be purchased weekdays in room 322 (third floor) of the Convocation Center Annex (3775 Fern St., New Orleans LA 70125). Only cash and checks will be accepted there.
Tickets can be purchased at the Convocation Center box office beginning at 2 p.m. the day of the games.
The Xavier-Dillard men's series dates to January 1948, and the women's series began during the 1977-78 season. XU Athletics encourages its fans to wear white to the games.

Ed Cassiere, Sports Information Director

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