Kansas State head coach Deb Patterson reacts during the first half of an NCAA tournament first-round college basketball game against Princeton in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, March 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
K-State to Make Two National Television Appearances
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State women’s basketball will make a pair of national television appearances on FOX Sports Networks in 2012-13 in an announcement by the Big 12 and FOX Sports Networks on Tuesday morning.
The Wildcats will make their first national television appearance of the season on Saturday, Jan. 12, against new Big 12 member West Virginia. The game is slated to tip at 3 p.m. The final national television game will come in the Big 12 regular season finale at Baylor on Monday, March 4, at 7 p.m.
K-State owns a 106-65 (.620) all-time record when playing on network television, including a 65-42 mark on the FSN family of networks. Since the start of the 2002-03 season, the Wildcats will have appeared on television at least 145 times. During the 2011-12 season, Kansas State played a school record 23 games on either regional or national television networks.
Additional television games, including matchups broadcast on K-StateHD.TV, game times and a full promotional schedule will be released at a later date.
K-State returns seven letterwinners and two starters from the 13th NCAA Tournament squad in school history, including All-Big 12 selection and All-America candidate Brittany Chambers. The Wildcats registered an overall record of 20-14 and a 9-9 mark in Big 12 action which resulted in a tie for fourth in the league standings. Head coach Deb Patterson, K-State’s all-time wins leader, returns to the sidelines for her 17th season in Bramlage Coliseum. Patterson will welcome in seven newcomers to her roster in 2012-13, including WBCA junior college All-American Ashlynn Knoll.
Season ticket prices for the 2012-13 K-State women’s basketball season begin at just $3 per game when fans purchase a Wildcat 4-Pack of four or more general admission tickets for $50 each. Other season ticket options include Reserved Bench and Cat Cushion tickets at $99 per seat, as well as Chairback seats for $132 each (plus a $50 donation per season ticket account to the Ahearn Fund). For the first time, K-State football and men’s basketball season ticket holders are eligible for a significant discount on general admission season tickets, which can be purchased for just $20 each.
All women’s basketball season ticket holders can participate in the roll-over ticket program for the upcoming season. Fans may redeem unused game tickets for general admission seats to future games by visiting the K-State Ticket Office at least one day prior to the game they are interested in attending.
K-State faculty and staff can purchase discounted season tickets in the Chairback sections at $110 each and Reserved Bench/Cat Cushion sections at $79 per ticket. A limited number of premium courtside and floor-level seats are also on sale for $165 each, with per-seat Ahearn Fund donations of $500 required for courtside tickets and $100 for floor-level seats.
Fans can purchase tickets online at www.k-statesports.com, or can call the ticket office at 800.221.CATS.
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