Basketball in a football dome

3 comments by   |   Monday, September 8, 2008 - 10:12 pm EDT

Tom Crean said he hopes they keep the roof closed.

Meant to post this earlier but it slipped my mind. Hopefully, you can still get tickets. There are only 40,000 of them available.

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INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 7, 2008) – Tickets for The Hartford Hall of Fame Showcase will go on-sale to the general public beginning at noon ET on Monday, Sept. 8. On Dec. 6, Indiana will face Gonzaga at 1:30 p.m. and Notre Dame will take on Ohio State at 4 p.m. in the first basketball event in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Tickets are price from $250 courtside to $15 in upper sections and will be available at the Lucas Oil Stadium box office, all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 317.239.5151. Each school has also been an allotment of tickets to sell to its respective fans, students and alumni.

  • WHAT: Public ticket sales for The Hartford Hall of Fame Showcase on Dec. 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium (Indiana vs. Gonzaga / Notre Dame vs. Ohio State)
  • WHEN: Ticket sales begin on Monday, Sept. 8 at noon ET
  • WHERE: Lucas Oil Stadium box office, all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com,
  • or by calling 317.239.5151
  • PRICING: Tickets are priced at $250, $125, $75, $50, $25, $15
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3 comments:
#1
J. Schleizenberg
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 2:14 AM EDT

Is Lucas Oil Stadium a dome? I thought it was a stadium with a retractable roof. This is not very accurate reporting.

 
#2
ChronicHoosier
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 11:05 AM EDT

Just because Indy is awash in blue these days, and even though the seats feature horseshoes, I’d still suggest they play football in a basketball dome. Every bit of the structure’s design is modeled after and borrowed from Indiana’s iconic basketball field houses. Let us not forget that long before Peyton and Co. were Indiana’s darlings, Hoosiers have packed countless beautiful brick buildings, large and small, to see nothing else but roundball! I agree with Crean’s assessment that no other team more deserves to break in this monument to Indiana’s passion and history for sports.

 
#3 Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 1:46 PM EDT

J.,

It was sort of tongue-in-cheek. I was under the assumption that most people knew all about Lucas Oil, a public project that has been discussed widely in recent weeks.

 


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