Maui Invitational Contest

Oct. 17, 2001

LAHAINA, MAUI, - Are you a college basketball fan who can'twait for the season to start? How would you like free tickets to collegebasketball's premier early season tournament? On a tropical island inparadise? For you and a guest for free?

The 18th edition of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational Hosted by ChaminadeUniversity, will be played November 19, 20 and 21, 2001, at the LahainaCivic Center on the Hawaiian Island of Maui. And thanks to EA SPORTS, alongwith the Maui Visitors Bureau, Yahoo!* Sports, Delta Air Lines and NationalCar Rental, two lucky winners will each receive a trip for two to Maui toattend college basketball's premier early-season tournament.

Between now and November 4, college basketball fans can visit on Yahoo! to enter for theirchance to win.

Each winner will receive roundtrip airfare for two to Maui on Delta AirLines, a full-size rental car from National Car Rental and a five-night stayat the Maui Marriott. In addition to all the on-island sightseeing andadventure opportunities that await on Maui, each winner gets two tickets forall 12 games of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational.

Participating teams for 2001 are preseason No. 1 and reigning nationalchamps Duke, preseason Top 10 teams Kansas and UCLA, as well as Ball State,Chaminade, Houston, Seton Hall and South Carolina. All seven championshipflight games will be broadcast on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPN+.

No purchase is necessary to enter the sweepstakes. For entry deadlines,eligibility restrictions, and the official rules, visit. Additional EA SPORTS MauiInvitational schedule, ticket and general information is available on-lineat or by calling 808.667.DUNK (3865).

Many ticket packages and most reserved seats have already sold out. Ticketmail order forms may be downloaded from the tournament web site Or, for those who wish to call and use a creditcard, they may call Oahu Travel at 800.826.3822 (a surcharge will beapplied).

Any remaining game tickets will go on sale at the Lahaina Civic Center BoxOffice starting Friday, Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. HST.

Corporate sponsors of the 2001 EA SPORTS Maui Invitational include EASPORTS, Yahoo! Sports, Delta Air Lines, Gatorade, Maui Marriott, Westin Mauiand National Car Rental.

The tournament is co-sponsored by Maui Visitors Bureau, County of MauiDepartment of Parks and Recreation and the Hawaii Tourism Authority.

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