Steve Moore and the Tigers enter the season nationally-ranked by most publications.
Sept. 27, 2011
Columbia, Mo. - Tickets for the 2011-12 season of Missouri Basketball will go on sale Sept. 28 through the Mizzou Athletics Ticket Office, starting as low as $209.
Tickets can be purchased by calling the Mizzou Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-CAT-PAWS (884-PAWS in Mid-Missouri) or in person at the Mizzou Arena Ticket Office during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.). Fans interested in premium seating options should contact the ticket office or click HERE for more information.
Head Coach Frank Haith enters his first season directing the Tiger program and welcomes back seven seniors, five of which have made three consecutive trips to the NCAA Tournament. Headlining the Tiger returners is first team All-Big 12 selection Marcus Denmon. Denmon is coming off an exciting summer as he competed for Team USA in the 2011 World University Games in China. He also averaged a career high 16.9 points as a junior at Mizzou and headlines a squad returning nearly 90 percent of its scoring, rebounding and assist totals from last season.
Mizzou Basketball, winners of 23 games each of the last two years, will open the 2011-12 campaign ranked inside the Top 25 by various national publications. The Tigers have been dominant at home since 2008-09, going 51-3 at Mizzou Arena, with 41 of those victories coming by double figures. In addition, Missouri broke the Mizzou Arena attendance record in 2010-11, averaging 11,112 fans per game over its 18 home contests. That number was up to 13,735 during Big 12 play.
Missouri opens its 2011-12 campaign in Joplin, Mo., with the One State, One Spirit Classic vs. Missouri Southern State University. That game will be televised nationally on ESPNU. The Tigers open their home schedule on Nov. 2 with an exhibition game against Truman State. The regular season opener at Mizzou Arena is slated for Nov. 11 vs. Southeast Missouri State.
For more information on Missouri Basketball please visit our website, mutigers.com.
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