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Scrambling for seats

BY AUSTIN MONTEITH | SPORTS EDITOR Butler men’s basketball season ticket holders will go through a different process to select their seats this season. The new “Select-A-Seat” program begins Monday and runs through Friday, Oct. 4. Season ticket holders will be assigned a date and time to arrive at Hinkle Fieldhouse to choose their seats

Fan support could depend on Big East perfomance

Butler University’s move to the Big East Conference for the 2013-14 academic year will not only have an impact on the Butler men’s basketball team but also on Butler’s fans. Butler basketball’s success in the Big East could prove the conference change was the correct move and maintain fan support. Or Butler could struggle, and

Men’s basketball: Tickets not affected by move

The priority points system for Butler men’s basketball season ticket holders will remain in place as Butler makes its move to the Big East Conference. The current system has been in place for six seasons. The system, which rewards donations to the university with priority seating access, has given Butler a boost in making resources

Success Breeds Scalping

Whenever an athletic team is entering a new phase, making history or experiencing success, people want to witness it. The Butler men’s basketball games have become a sought-after ticket, not just in Indianapolis but also around the country. The Bulldogs have played in 14 sellout games this season, nine on the road.  With the final

Men’s basketball: Attendance figures continue to grow

Attendance for Butler men’s basketball games this season is at in highest point in more than four decades. Hinkle Fieldhouse has been sold out for games against Gonzaga and Temple. “Especially ever since we beat Indiana, after that game we sold out the Gonzaga game within a few days,” Matt Harris, fan development manager, said.

BASKETBALL ISSUE | Success, priority points affect season ticket sales

by Whitney Martin After two final four appearances, it is no surprise that demand for men’s basketball season tickets is at an all time high. This season the Bulldogs will host 18 home games, including tough showdowns against Louisville and Xavier, in addition to the Horizon League games. Since 2009 season ticket sales have increased