KETR Local
4:39 am
Thu March 15, 2007

Ride the bus to see the A&M-Commerce women's basketball team at the NCAA Championship!

Commerce, TX – There will be a chartered coach bus going to Kearney, Nebraska to provide you the opportunity to see the Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball team at the Elite Eight.

The bus cost is $75 per individual. To reserve a seat, contact the A&M-Commerce Athletic Department at (903) 886-5558. A minimum of 45 passengers is necessary for the bus to go and a maximum of 56 seats are available. The 45 seats must be filled by 2:00 pm on Friday.

Lodging arrangements while in Kearney need to be made by the individual. The bus will be headquartered at the Motel 6. The motel reservation website is - http://www.motel6.com/reservations/motel_detail.asp?MotelId=4105&state=Needful=Kearney city=Kearney

The bus will shuttle to and from the arena only from Motel 6.

An all-session ticket will cost an adult - $35 and for students and senior citizens over age 60 - $25. Those tickets are available in advance. Single-session tickets for adults - $10 and for students and senior citizens over age 60 - $8. The first 50 student tickets for a single-game with a valid Texas AM-Commerce student ID are free.

For the Texas A&M-Commerce first round game at the Elite Eight against Clayton State in Kearney, Nebraska, fans can reserve a ticket through the Lions ticket office through Friday, March 16th at 5 pm. You must pick up and pay for these tickets at the University of Nebraska-Kearney ticket office on Wednesday, March 21st at the will call window. No all-session passes are available through the Texas A&M-Commerce ticket office. These can be purchased through the University of Nebraska-Kearney ticket office at 308-865-1563.

All Texas A&M-Commerce students with a valid student ID will be given free tickets for each session in which the Lions are playing. These tickets can be picked up at the ticket gate. These are not available in advance.

Texas A&M-Commerce will be provided 100 "change-out" tickets for each game behind the Lions bench. You MUST have a ticket for admission and the trade-outs will be handled by Texas A&M-Commerce administrators at game time.

Other hotel information is available at: http://www.lopers.com/07_NCAA_Elite8/lodging.htm

Anyone staying at a property other than Motel 6 willl be responsible for transportation while in Kearney.

The Lions have knocked off four straight nationally ranked teams to earn a spot in the Elite Eight for the first time in school history.