Women's Basketball To Host `Pink Zone' Feb. 14

Jan. 9, 2009

CORVALLIS, Ore. - On Feb. 14, when the Oregon State women's basketball team plays host to Washington State, the Beavers and their fans will be participating in a 'Pink Zone' event. The game is in conjunction with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association and the need to bring awareness to the issue of breast cancer in the process of finding a cure.

All fans that purchase the official Pink Zone t-shirt from Beaver Authentics and wear it to the game, will receive a free general admission ticket to the game a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund.

Oregon State is one of the many schools nationally that is holding this special night in conjunction with the Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund, which was launched to raise money for the fight against cancer. Yow, the head coach at North Carolina State, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987, and is currently battling the disease while sitting out the rest of the 2008-09 season. Oregon State head coach LaVonda Wagner is on the Women's Basketball Coaches Association Executive Board, serving on the board of directors as a Division I/At-Large representative.

Single-game and season tickets are available by visiting osubeavers.com, calling 1-800-GO-BEAVS or by visiting the ticket office at legendary Gill Coliseum. Also available is the Pac-10 package. The Pac-10 package includes one ticket to each of the team's nine conference games at Gill Coliseum. Reserved tickets for the Pac-10 package are $56 while general admission tickets cost $45.

Oregon State next hits the court Saturday night when the Beavers host Arizona. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. PT and can be heard live on KTHH 990-AM in Corvallis and on the Internet by visiting Beaver Nation Online (osubevaers.com) or Yahoo! Sports.

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