Game Time Set for WNIT
BROOKINGS, S.D.—Tipoff for South Dakota State’s first round WNIT matchup against Butler University has been set for 7 p.m., in the friendly confines of Frost Arena, the WNIT announced today.
Tickets for Thursday game are available now by calling the Jackrabbit Ticket Office, visiting GoJacks.com or by stopping by the Jackrabbit Athletic Ticket Office in on the lower level of the Stanley J. Marshall HPER Center.
For all WNIT games held in Frost Arena, season ticket holders will have the opportunity to purchase their regular-season seats. Season ticket holders will have until noon Wednesday to purchase their seats and any additional tickets. Due to the quick turnaround in the tournament, season ticket holders must purchase the same number of tickets for all WNIT games held in Frost Arena. Additional information will be emailed to season ticket holders. For more information, contact the Jackrabbit Ticket Office at 1-866-GoJacks or 688-5422 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
The general public will be able to purchase general admission tickets starting at 11 p.m. on Jackrabbittickets.com. Available reserved tickets can be purchased starting Wednesday at 1 p.m.
Reserved and general admission tickets are $20. Children’s general admission and SDSU student tickets are $7. SDSU students can purchase tickets at the Jackrabbit Ticket office with a valid student ID starting at noon Tuesday.
The Jackrabbits (22-9, 13-1 The Summit League) and the Bulldogs 15-15, 10-8) will meet for the first time.
South Dakota State is 2-2 in its previous two WNIT Tournament appearances in 2007 and 2008. The Jackrabbits reached the postseason tournament’s quarterfinals in 2007, receiving a bye in the first round, beating Illinois State (61-48) in the second round, Indiana State (60-53) in the third round, but losing to Wyoming (70-59) in the quarterfinals.
The winner of Thursday’s game faces the winner of the Creighton vs. Missouri game in the WNIT’s second round. Location and time is yet to be determined.