BIG EAST Home Schedule Features Four Weekend Matchups
Sept. 12, 2017
MILWAUKEE - The BIG EAST Conference home schedule for the Marquette University men’s basketball team is highlighted by four weekend games at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon.
The Golden Eagles will host six league programs that competed in the NCAA tournament in 2016-17, including Elite Eight participant Xavier in the conference lidlifter on Dec. 27. A national television audience on Jan. 28 versus Villanova opens a three-game homestand, which concludes versus Providence on Feb. 3 on National Marquette Day. Al’s Night comes Feb. 21 in the annual home matchup with St. John’s and Senior Day versus Creighton on March 3 will be the program’s final game in the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The BIG EAST Conference Championship is slated for March 7-10 at Madison Square Garden.
Fans interested in securing the best seats for Marquette men’s basketball games in the new downtown arena in 2018-19 are encouraged to purchase season tickets this year. 2017-18 season ticket holders will receive first priority in selecting seats in the new arena.
Season tickets are currently on sale starting at just $125 for all 18 home games (less than $7 per game). A limited number of lower level seats are also still available. Full-season ticket plans gain access into the “We Are Marquette” Club. Fans are automatically a member of this loyalty and rewards program by purchasing season tickets.
• 20% discount at the Marquette Spirit Shop
Mini-plans will go on sale at 10 a.m. CT on Thursday, Sept. 14, and feature a four-game flex plan, with two games locked into the plan and the opportunity for fans to choose the final two outings from predetermined options. The annual National Marquette Day game with Providence (Feb. 3) and the last regular season home game in the BMO Harris Bradley Center against Creighton (March 4) will be included in all mini-plans.
Fans will then select one game each from two categories: 1. The Non-Conference Options, and, 2. The BIG EAST Weekend Options.
The Non-Conference Options: Choose either Purdue on Tuesday, Nov. 14 OR Georgia on Saturday, Dec. 2.
The BIG EAST Weekend Options: Choose either Georgetown on Saturday, Dec. 30 OR Villanova on Sunday, Jan. 28.
Each mini plan purchased will receive a FREE ticket to the home opener against Mount St. Mary’s on November 10. Pricing for mini plans start at $69 and a limited number of lower level seats are available. Single-game tickets will go on sale for season ticket holders on Sept. 26 and to the general public on Friday, Oct. 6 (same day as Marquette Madness).
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