UNI at Southern Illinois
Site: Carbondale, Ill.
Venue: SIU Arena
Date: Feb. 27, 2013
Time: 7 p.m. (CT)
TV: MVC TV
Radio: Panther Sports Network
Live Stats: www.siusalukis.com
• The UNI Panthers men’s basketball team (17-12 overall, 10-6 MVC) will travel to Carbondale, Ill., to take on the Southern Illinois Salukis (12-16 overall, 4-12 MVC) on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
• UNI has swept an MVC opponent 22 times since the 2006-07 season. UNI has swept all nine opponents in the MVC at least once in that stretch. UNI has recorded season sweeps this season of Bradley, Drake and Missouri State. The Panthers will also have a chance to sweep the season series vs. Southern Illinois on Wednesday.
• UNI has dropped 12 games this season but all 12 have come against teams with winning records. UNI is the only Missouri Valley Conference school not to have lost a game to a team with a losing record this season.
• UNI is the best free throw shooting team in the Valley at 76.9 percent on the season. UNI is ranked No. 6 in the nation in FT percentage.
• Senior guard Marc Sonnen ranks T-No. 7 in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage at 45.0 percent.
• UNI head coach Ben Jacobson has compiled an overall record of 146-83 in seven seasons with the Panthers. He has compiled a mark of 76-48 (.613 winning percentage) in MVC regular season play over that time as well.
• UNI head coach Ben Jacobson has taken advantage of the three schools representing the state of Illinois in the Missouri Valley Conference. Coach Jacobson has an overall mark of 35-12 vs. Southern Illinois, Illinois State and Bradley.
This year’s UNI men’s basketball games can be heard on the UNI Sports Radio Network, with KXEL (1540 AM, Waterloo, Iowa) serving as flagship station. Affiliates include KGYM (1600 AM, Cedar Rapids), KCHA (95.9 FM and 1580 AM, Charles City), KXNO (1460 AM, Des Moines), KQCR (98.9 FM, Hampton), KQMG (95.3 FM, Independence), KRIB (1490 AM, Mason City), KILJ (105.5 FM, Mount Pleasant), KWQC (1570 AM, Webster City).
Long-time Panthers announcer Gary Rima handles play-by-play duties, while Kevin Boyle serves as analyst. Head coach Ben Jacobson’s weekly radio call-in show will air on Thursdays, starting Dec. 6 at 6 p.m., live from The Other Place in Cedar Falls.
Wednesday’s game between UNI and Southern Illinois will be shown live on on the Missouri Valley Conference’s television package.
The telecast will be cleared live on FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Indiana and FOX Sports Kansas City (combined 5.9 million homes), FOX College Sports Central (56 million digital homes), Comcast SportsNet Chicago (4.9 million homes -- on Comcast SportsNet Plus channels in the states of Illinois, Indiana and Iowa but will not clear Chicago DMA live), ESPN3 (outside the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska), DirecTV (Channel 671), Dish Network (Channel 418) and AT&T U-Verse (Channel 748).
Scott Warmann (play-by-play) and Mark Adams (analyst) will call the action.
Southern Illinois (12-16 overall, 4-12 MVC) is coming off an overtime win over Miami (Ohio) in BracketBusters, 74-68.
The Salukis are 4-4 at home this season in MVC play with victories over Missouri State, Evansville, Wichita State and Indiana State.
SIU has won three of its last four games heading into Wednesday’s game against UNI in SIU Arena.
The Salukis are led in scoring by Desmar Jackson (15.1 ppg) and Jeff Early (12.6 ppg).
Southern Illinois holds a 28-23 lead in the all-time series.
UNI has won four in a row and nine of the last 10 matchups vs. SIU.
The Panthers scored a 58-45 victory over the Salukis on Jan. 23. in the McLeod Center.
FEASTING ON THE LAND OF LINCOLN
UNI head coach Ben Jacobson has taken advantage of the three schools representing the state of Illinois in the Missouri Valley Conference.
Coach Jake has an overall mark of 35-12 vs. Southern Illinois, Illinois State and Bradley. Jake’s 13 wins over Bradley are the most vs. any Valley opponent he has faced.
Coach Jake is 19-1 all-time in the McLeod Center against Southern Illinois (7-0), Illinois State (6-0) and Bradley (6-1).
Coach Jake Overall vs. The Valley
Illinois State 11-5
Indiana State 7-8
Missouri State 10-4
Southern Illinois 11-3
Wichita State 8-7
UNI IN COLLEGIATE BASKETBALL NEWS
On Sunday, UNI was ranked No. 72 in the Collegiate Basketball News RPI. The Panthers also had the No. 13-ranked non-conference strength of schedule - the best in the Missouri Valley Conference.
The second tiebreaker used in the Missouri Valley Conference (after head-to-head) is the non-conference strength of schedule.
STRONG RESUME, NO BAD LOSSES
UNI has dropped 12 games this season and all 12 have come against teams with winning records.
UNI is the only Missouri Valley Conference school not to have lost a game to a team with a losing record this season.
UNI’s Losses & Opponents’ Records
Memphis - 24-3
Wichita State - 24-5
Creighton - 22-7
Louisville - 22-5
UNLV - 21-7
Denver - 18-8
Iowa - 17-10
Indiana State 17-11
Stanford - 16-12
Evansville - 16-13
THIRD PLACE, FOR NOW
UNI is in sole possession of third place following the Panthers’ 69-63 road win over Missouri State (2/19).
UNI can finish anywhere from No. 1 to No. 5 in the final league standings with two MVC games remaining.
With two wins, UNI can finish no lower than third in the final standings.
IN THE UPPER HALF
UNI has finished in the upper half of the Missouri Valley Conference in 10 straight seasons.
Prior to the 2003-04 season when the current streak began, UNI had finished in the top half of the MVC on two occasions (1993-94, 1996-97) since joining the league in 1991.
NINE OR MORE LEAGUE WINS
UNI and Creighton are the only MVC schools to have won nine or more league games in each of the past 10 seasons.
NON-CONFERENCE HOME-COURT SUCCESS
UNI has posted a mark of 38-8 (.826) vs. non-conference competition since the McLeod Center opened in November 2006.
UNI is 6-1 at home this season against non-conference opponents. UNI also posted a 6-1 mark last season in the McLeod Center during its non-conference home schedule.
NINE STRAIGHTS YEARS OF 18-PLUS VICTORIES
UNI has won 18 or more games in nine straight seasons. Prior to the 2003-04 season, UNI had won 18 or more games only six times in the history of its men’s basketball program.
With its next win, UNI would run that streak of 18-plus win seasons to a 10 in a row.
18-Plus Wins Prior to 2003-04
1961-62 - 19-5
1963-64 - 23-4
1978-79 - 18-11
1983-84 - 18-10
1988-89 - 19-9
1989-90 - 23-9
18-Plus Wins Since 2003-04
2003-04 - 21-10
2004-05 - 21-11
2005-06 - 23-10
2006-07 - 18-13
2007-08 - 18-14
2008-09 - 23-11
2009-10 - 30-5
2010-11 - 20-14
2011-12 - 20-14
PANTHERS BEST FT SHOOTING TEAM IN THE VALLEY
UNI is the best free throw shooting team in the Valley at 76.9 percent on the season.
UNI is ranked No. 6 in the nation in team free throw percentage.
UNI senior Marc Sonnen has drained 95.8 percent of his free throws this season (23-of-24). Sonnen also has a streak of 18 consecutive made free throws heading into Wednesday’s game at Southern Illinois.
Over its last 11 games, UNI has been a shutdown defensive unit allowing only 55.5 points per game. UNI is 8-3 in its last 11 games.
The Panthers have kept seven of their last 11 opponents to 59 points or less. The Panthers kept their opponents scoring in check with Drake (55), Southern Illinois (45), Indiana State (59), Evansville (54), Wichita State (52), Missouri State (37) and Creighton (54).
SINGLE-SEASON 3-POINT FIELD GOAL MARK WITHIN REACH
UNI has made 221 three-pointers this season heading into Wednesday’s game vs. Southern Illinois.
The 221 made three-pointers is the sixth-best single-season mark in UNI’s school history.
The Panthers have set the school record for made three-pointers in each of the past three seasons.
TEAM 3-POINTERS MADE (SINGLE SEASON)
1. 267 (2011-12)
2. 250 (2010-11)
3. 233 (2009-10)
4. 226 (2004-05)
5. 223 (2003-04)
6. 221 (2012-13)
MVC SWEEPS BY THE PANTHERS
UNI has swept an MVC opponent 22 times since the 2006-07 season. UNI has swept all nine opponents in the MVC at least once in that stretch.
UNI has recorded season sweeps this season of Bradley, Drake and Missouri State.
The Panthers will also have a chance to sweep the season series vs. Southern Illinois on Wednesday.
MVC Season Sweeps For Coach Jake
Bradley (4) - 06-07, 08-09, 10-11, 12-13
Creighton (1) - 09-10
Drake (3) - 09-10, 11-12, 12-13
Evansville (3) - 06-07, 07-08, 08-09
Illinois State (3) - 08-09, 09-10, 10-11
Indiana State (1) - 09-10
Missouri State (2) - 08-09, 09-10, 12-13
Southern Illinois (3) - 08-09, 09-10, 11-12
Wichita State (1) - 07-08
PANTHERS ARE RARELY SWEPT
Since Ben Jacobson took over the head coaching duties in 2006-07, the UNI program has only been swept in an MVC home-and-home series on nine occasions.
Evansville and Indiana State swept UNI this regular season.
Prior to this season, the only seven times it has occurred came vs. Evansville (2011-12), vs. Wichita State (2011-12), vs. Indiana State (2010-11), Creighton (2006-07, 2007-08), Drake (2006-07, 2007-08).
SONNEN AMONG NATION’S BEST ‘MARCSMEN’
Senior guard Marc Sonnen is ranked T-No. 7 in the nation in 3-point field goal accuracy this season at 45.0 percent (minimum of 2.5 made per game).
Player, School 3s/Game Pct.
Ryan Sypkens, UC Davis 3.8 .484
Ian Clark, Belmont 3.2 .481
Steve Frankoski, Columbia 2.5 .468
Malcolm Miller, Southern 2.8 .467
Akeem Richmond, ECU 3.0 .451
Tyrus McGee, Iowa State 2.7 .451
Marc Sonnen, UNI 2.5 .450
Connor Hill, Idaho 2.8 .450
Tony Watson II, Buffalo 2.6 .450
NO. 3 LONG-RANGE BOMBER IN UNI’S HISTORY
Sonnen ranks No. 3 all-time on UNI’s career 3-point field goal percentage list. Sonnen has drained 41.6 percent of his career three-pointers.
Sonnen trails only Nick Nurse, who shot 46.8 percent (170-363) from 3-point range, during his Panther career from 1986-89, and Cam Johnson (42.3 - 130-of-307).
Nurse is currently the head coach of the Rio Grande Vipers in the NBA’s D-League.
WHAT A SEASON FOR SONNEN
Sonnen’s 45.0 percent shooting from 3-point land currently ranks as the third-best season total in UNI’s history (minimum of 50 made threes).
Only Nick Nurse’s 1987-88 season, when he drained 49.7 (72-of-145) of his 3-point shots, and ’s 2004-05 season, when he made 45.2 (71-of-157) of his 3-point shots, ranks better.
SONNEN LEADS FROM DEEP
Senior guard Marc Sonnen ranks No. 1 in the MVC in made three-point field goals (72).
His 72 made 3-pointers rank him No. 44 in the country in 3-pointers made.
SEVENTH-BEST SINGLE-SEASON MARK IN PANTHER HISTORY
Sonnen’s 72 three-pointers made this season is tied for the fifth-best single-season mark in Panther history.
Erik Smith set the UNI single-season record for made three-pointers with 79 in the 2001-02 season.
3-POINTERS MADE (SINGLE SEASON)
1. Erik Smith (2001-02) 79
2. Ali Farokhmanesh (2009-10) 77
3. Ali Farokhmanesh (2008-09) 75
4. Cam Johnson (1993-94) 73
5. Nick Nurse (1987-88) 72
Marc Sonnen (2012-13) 72
7. (2004-05) 71
8. Darian DeVries (1997-98) 69
9. Robbie Sieverding (1998-99) 68
Jason Daisy (1995-96) 68
SONNEN CLIMBS PANTHER CHART
Sonnen has drained 177 3-pointers in his Panther career, which ranks him No. 3 on UNI’s all-time list.
Johnny Moran ranks No. 2 on the Panthers’ all-time 3-pointers made list with 201. Ben Jacobson holds the UNI school record with 203 career made 3-pointers.
SONNEN IN MVC STATS
In 16 MVC games, Sonnen is shooting 47.6 percent (39-of-82) from 3-point land to rank No. 1 in the league.
JAMES MOVES UP SCORING LIST
Following his eight-point scoring night vs. Denver (2/23), Anthony James moved up to No. 16 on the Panthers’ all-time scoring list.
Against Denver, James surpassed Craig Kneppe (1964-66 - 1,200 points).
James has posted 1,205 career points for the Panthers heading into Wednesday’s game at Southern Illinois.
KOCH TO NO. 31 ON UNI SCORING LIST
Senior forward Jake Koch ranks No. 31 on the Panthers’ all-time scoring list with 1,034 points heading into Wednesday’s game at Southern Illinois.
Jake’s older brother, Adam, recorded 1,186 career points to rank No. 18 on the Panthers’ all-time scoring list. Jake and Adam are the first set of brothers to score 1,000 points at UNI.
Adam is currently playing for the Bakersfield Jam in the NBA D-League.
11 1,000-POINT PLAYERS SINCE 2001
Jake Koch and Anthony James each joined the 1,000-Point Club at UNI this season. They became the 10th and 11th players to reach that figure since Ben Jacobson joined the UNI coaching staff in 2001.
1,000-Point Scorers Since 2001
(2003-06) 1,787 pts.
Eric Coleman (2005-08) 1,522 pts.
Kwadzo Ahelegbe (2006-11) 1,329 pts.
Grant Stout (2004-07) 1,232 pts.
Anthony James (2008-pres.) 1,205 pts.
Adam Koch (2006-10) 1,186 pts.
David Gruber (2002-04) 1,116 pts.
Jordan Eglseder (2006-10) 1,066 pts.
Johnny Moran (2008-12) 1,048 pts.
Jake Koch (2009-pres.) 1,034 pts.
Chris Foster (2000-05) 1,027 pts.
KOCH JOINS ELITE MVC STATUS
Senior forward Jake Koch is just the second player in the 106-year history of the Missouri Valley Conference to tally 1,000 points, 600 rebounds, 100 made 3-pointers, 100 assists, 100 blocks and 100 steals.
Kyle Weems (Missouri State) was previously the only player in MVC history to accomplish the feat.
Koch has tallied 1,034 points, 629 rebounds, 119 made 3-pointers, 242 assists, 117 blocks and 108 steals.
KOCH-IN UP A STAT LINE
Senior forward Jake Koch is a stat-sheet stuffer supreme - to steal a line from Clark Kellogg.
Koch leads the Panthers in rebounds (186), steals (33), blocks (38) and free throws made (94). He ranks third on the squad in scoring (10.2 ppg).
SINGLE-SEASON SWATS FOR KOCH
Senior forward Jake Koch has blocked 38 shots this season to tie for the eighth-best single-season mark in Panther history.
BLOCKS (SINGLE SEASON)
1. Grant Stout (2005-06) 80
2. Grant Stout (2004-05) 75
3. Scott Stafford (1983-84) 51
4. Grant Stout (2006-07) 50
5. Jordan Eglseder (2008-09) 44
6. Eric Coleman (2007-08) 43
Jason Sims (1994-95) 43
8. Jordan Eglseder (2007-08) 38
Jake Koch (2012-13) 38
10. Ray Storck (1982-83) 36
KOCH DRAINS ‘EM FROM THE LINE
Senior Jake Koch currently ranks No. 7 on the Panthers’ all-time free throw percentage list. Koch has made 313-of-390 career free throws for a mark of 80.3 percent.
Koch had a streak of 22 straight made free throws snapped vs. Stanford (11/23).
Maurice Newby (1987-91) holds the UNI free throw percentage record at 85.6 percent (149-of-174).
500 REBOUNDS, 500 POINTS FOR KOCH
Senior forward Jake Koch recorded his 500th career rebound in UNI’s 82-77 overtime win at George Mason (12/8).
Koch has tallied 1,034 points and 629 rebounds in his Panther career. Koch is one of 23 players all-time at UNI to reach both the 500-point and 500-rebound marks.
Koch also became the 14th UNI Panther to tally 1,000 points and 600 rebounds in his career.
Name (Years) Pts./Rbs.
Del Nicklaus (1954-57) 604/611
Ron La Frentz (1957-60) 723/551
Jim Jackson (1959-60) 891/1,097
Pete Spoden (1959-63) 1,239/1,104
Craig Kneppe (1963-66) 1,200/685
Ken Huelman (1966-69) 1,275/818
John Martin (1967-70) 1,027/571
Randy Beilke (1971-73) 729/752
Darrell Timion (1971-73) 722/586
Bill Runchey (1973-76) 830/534
Randy Podhaski (1974-77) 831/510
Ron Lemons (1975-79) 1,476/760
Bill Jones (1978-81) 915/574
Jason Reese (1986-90) 2,033/773
Troy Muilenburg (1987-91) 1,251/599
Joe Breakenridge (1997-01) 956/766
David Gruber (2001-04) 1,116/625
Grant Stout (2003-07) 1,232/920
Eric Coleman (2004-08) 1,522/997
Jordan Eglseder (2006-10) 1,066/656
Adam Koch (2006-10) 1,186/596
Lucas O’Rear (2007-11) 529/517
Jake Koch (2009-present) 1,034/629
TUTTLE IS OH SO ACCURATE
Sophomore forward Seth Tuttle ranks No. 1 in career field goal percentage at UNI. Tuttle has shot 60.4 percent through 63 career games.
Tuttle is shooting 56.1 percent (111-of-198) this season, after blistering the nets last season at 65.2 percent (118-of-181).
STEPPIN’ UP HIS PLAY
Seth Tuttle has stepped up his play in December, January and February after a slow start in November.
Tuttle has increased his per game scoring output over the past three months.
Tuttle is averaging 11.8 points and 6.3 rebounds per game in December-February. He averaged 7.0 points and 5.8 rebounds per game in the month of November.
UNI sophomore point guard Deon Mitchell is having a tremendous season and has the numbers to back it up.
Mitchell had dished out a team-high 91 assists to go against 70 turnovers. As a freshman, Mitchell posted 57 assists against 74 turnovers.
This season, Mitchell is shooting 44.6 percent from the field. As a freshman, he shot only 39.9 percent from the field.
THREE 20+ NIGHTS FOR MITCHELL
Sophomore point guard Deon Mitchell leads the squad this season with three 20-plus scoring efforts.
Mitchell scored a career-high 27 points in an overtime win over Toledo (11/14). Mitchell led the Panthers with 23 points against Iowa (12/15) in the Hy-Vee Big Four Classic in Des Moines. Mitchell also scored a team-best 20 points in UNI’s 85-55 win over Drake (1/20).
Mitchell has scored 18 or more points on five occasions this season.
Mitchell leads the Panthers in assists on the season with 91.
UNI’s 20-Plus Scoring Games This Season
Deon Mitchell (3)
Marc Sonnen (2)
Seth Tuttle (2)
Anthony James (1)
Career 20-Plus Point Scoring Games
Anthony James (10)
Jake Koch (4)
Seth Tuttle (4)
Marc Sonnen (3)
Deon Mitchell (3)
YOU CAN CALL IT A COMEBACK
UNI has won 17 games this season with 13 of those involving a come-from-behind effort to do so.
Most of UNI’s come-from-behind work has occurred in the first half. UNI has five second-half rallies for wins this season - Milwaukee, George Mason, Wichita State, Missouri State and Creighton.
UNI overcame a 14-point margin vs. Evansville (Jan. 9) and took a two-point lead in the final minute, 59-57. However the Panthers eventually lost to the Purple Aces, 65-61.
Opponent Biggest Lead Overcome
Toledo Trailed by 5 - 15:18 (1st)
Milwaukee Trailed by 5 - 15:03 (2nd)
at George Mason Trailed by 3 - 16:16 (2nd)
Saint Mary’s Trailed by 5 - 18:06 (1st)
at Illinois State Trailed by 2 - 12:17 (1st)
Drake Trailed by 4 - 11:49 (1st)
Southern Illinois Trailed by 2 - 19:08 (1st)
Wichita State Trailed by 7 - 16:59 (2nd)
Missouri State Trailed by 5 - 7:37 (1st)
at Bradley Trailed by 3 - 18:35 (1st)
Creighton Trailed by 5 - 5:25 (2nd)
at Drake Trailed by 4 - 13:15 (1st)
at Missouri State Trailed by 10 - 11:22 (1st)
TRENDS TO LOOK FOR
UNI is 16-1 this season when it makes more free throws than its opponent. UNI’s only loss when making more free throws than its opponent came at Indiana State (1/26).
UNI is 9-1 when it out-rebounds the opposition. UNI’s only loss when it out-rebounded the opposition came against Denver (2/23).
UNI is 16-2 when it leads at the half. UNI’s only two losses this season when leading at the half have come against Memphis (11/24) and at Indiana State (1/26).
UNI’S SCORING TREND
UNI is averaging 73.1 points per game in each of its 17 wins. However, the Panthers are scoring 55.8 points per game in each of its 12 losses.
UNI’s senior class has combined to start 239 games.
Jake Koch has started 96 games, while Anthony James has started 80 contests. Marc Sonnen had 51 career starts and Austin Pehl has 12 career starts.
UNI GAMES PLAYED CHART
Three of UNI’s seniors will very likely finish their careers among the top 10 in games played at UNI at the conclusion of the season.
Currently, Marc Sonnen ranks T-No. 3 in games played (132) and Jake Koch is ranked No. 5 in games played (131). Anthony James has played in 122 games and sits outside the top-10 at this point.
UNI Career Games Played
1. Johnny Moran (2008-12) 135
2. Kwadzo Ahelegbe (2006-11) 133
3. Adam Koch (2006-10) 132
Marc Sonnen (2008-present) 132
5. Jake Koch (2008-present) 131
6. Eric Coleman (2005-08) 128
7. Grant Stout (2004-07) 127
Brooks McKowen (2004-07) 127
9. Kerwin Dunham (2007-11) 126
10. Ben Jacobson (2003-06) 124
John Little (2003-06) 124
Travis Brown (2005-09) 124
FOUR STARTING LINEUPS
UNI has used four different starting lineups this season.
UNI STARTING LINEUPS - RECORD
Koch-Tuttle-Sonnen-James-Mitchell - 11-11
Koch-Tuttle-Sonnen-Bohannon-Mitchell - 3-0
Koch-Tuttle-Sonnen-Bohannon-James - 2-0
Koch-Tuttle-Pehl-Sonnen-James - 1-1
UNI’S 3-POINT STREAK
UNI has made at least one 3-pointer in 422 straight games, which is the third-longest streak in the Valley (Creighton - 637; Illinois State - 427).
The last time UNI failed to make a 3-point basket came Feb. 3, 2000, vs. Southern Illinois in a 72-58 Panther victory in the UNI-Dome. UNI went 0-for-4 from 3-point land vs. the Salukis back in 2000.
WINNING TRADITION AT MCLEOD
UNI has posted an all-time mark of 83-25 (.769) in games played in the McLeod Center. The McLeod Center was finished in November 2006.
UNI is 12-3 at home this season.
UNI posted a perfect mark of 14-0 in home games in the 2009-10 season. UNI set its home win streak of 21 between the 2008-09 and 2010-11 seasons.
RARE TECHNICAL FOR JAKE
UNI head coach Ben Jacobson picked up only his sixth technical foul of his career in the Panthers’ 63-57 loss to Denver (2/23).
UNI is 3-3 all-time in games in which Coach Jake has received a technical foul.
Here are UNI’s results in those games:
L, 56-54 at SIU (Jan. 23, 2007)
W, 71-66 vs. ILS (Feb. 24, 2007)
L, 68-59 vs. Creighton (Jan. 15, 2008)
W, 69-67 vs. ILS (Feb. 24, 2009)
W, 65-53 vs. Evansville (Jan. 4, 2011)
L, 63-57 vs. Denver (Feb. 23, 2013)
ARCH MADNESS TICKETS
All-session tickets to the 2013 Arch Madness State Farm Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis next March are on sale now.
All-session tickets are $155 and $130 each in the lower bowl and $115 in the upper bowl at Scottrade Center and are good for all nine games of the tournament, slated for March 7-10. Tickets can be purchased at the Scottrade Center box office, online and at Ticketmaster outlets in the St. Louis region or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. There will be an additional service fee per ticket.
Fans and alumni of Valley schools can also contact their institution’s ticket office to inquire about priority seating within that school’s section.
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