Some Good News On Men's Basketball Season Ticket Prices for 2010-11
April 15, 2010
'The 2010 regular-season runner up - and massive overachiever -- must replace point guard Derek Glasser and center Eric Boateng. But Ty Abbott leads a solid returning core and Herb Sendek's system is well entrenched...'
--Bay Area News Group College Writer Jon Wilner, in talking about the Sun Devils in 2010-11.
Arizona State University athletics has announced pricing for the 2010-11 men's basketball season, which includes a reduction in the number of 'price points' from nine to seven with seats in over half of Wells Fargo Arena available for $250 or less, and no price increases from 2009.
ASU is coming off a 22-11 season and is the only Pac-10 team to post 20 wins in each of the past three seasons. Herb Sendek was named the 2010 Pac-10 Coach of the Year, the first Sun Devil to earn the honor since 1981. He will enter his fifth year at ASU next season.
'Sun Devil Athletics is committed to this community. In these tough economic times, we want to make sure we are offering season ticket options that fit every budget.' said Lisa Love, Vice President for University Athletics. 'Similar to the simplified pricing we introduced earlier this year with our football season tickets, we have reduced the number of price points and increased the areas that do not require a Sun Devil Club Annual Fund Contribution.'
Highlights of the new season ticket pricing structure include a simpler pricing model, no price increases over 2009, 54 percent of seats priced at $250 or less and 13 percent fewer seats requiring a Sun Devil Club Annual Fund contribution including three Court level sections.
Men's basketball season tickets can be purchased a number of ways, making it easy for fans to cheer the Sun Devils in 2010-11. In addition to calling 480/727-0000 or stopping by the Sun Devil Ticket Office, tickets can also be purchased online at thesundevils.com, stopping by the Customer Care Center on the 5th floor of the Carson Student-Athlete Building (south end of Sun Devil Stadium) and beginning in mid-April at the Sun Devil Sales Center at Chandler Fashion Centre located near the food court.
Season ticket holders get discounts over single-game pricing and opportunities to purchase additional single-game tickets before the public and at a 50 percent discount, purchase season parking based on a Priority Points, have priority on postseason and away game tickets
Sun Devil Club Members help to provide educational support for more than 450 student-athletes through your contribution These benefits are available to all season ticket holders that contribute to the Sun Devil Club Annual Fund through their season ticket Annual Fund Contribution, or by donating a minimum of $100 above your season ticket purchase.
Renewals for existing season ticket holders are online. Season ticket holders have received an email indicating the renewal is available. If no email address is on file, you should receive a letter with renewal instructions.
Season ticket holders already enrolled in a payment plan will be contacted by Sun Devil Athletics regarding any reduction in their balance. Those enrolled in a payment plan are also welcome to contact a Sun Devil Athletics representative at their convenience by calling 480/727-0000.
New season tickets are on sale now.
Sun Devil Athletics will also host several events allowing fans to visit Wells Fargo Arena and choose their seats for the 2010-11 season.
These events will be announced closer to fall.
SUN DEVIL MEN'S HOOPS FAST FACT
Only four first-team All-Pac-10 picks are returning to campus in 2010-11. Sun Devil Ty Abbott is joined by Isaiah Thomas (Washington), Klay Thompson (Washington State) and Derrick Williams (Arizona) on that list.