Sept. 13, 2011
Capital Region basketball fans will have the opportunity to meet the 2011-12 Siena Saints, pick out their season tickets and win great prizes all while enjoying a complimentary reception featuring extensive dining options and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at the annual First Niagara Sneak Preview. The annual event has been scheduled for tonight at the Times Union Center from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Season ticket holders and fans interested in attending are asked to simply RSVP by completing THIS FORM. Several fans in attendance will have the opportunity to ask questions to players from the men's and women's teams the night of the event. There will also be a free raffle, where fans can win: 4 tickets to the Siena - UMass game in Springfield and Basketball Hall of Fame admission for four, 4 tickets to Siena vs. Iona at Madison Square Garden, $100 Gift cards to 677 Prime and a $100 voucher for Hotel Indigo.
Fans who have not yet purchased season tickets, can take advantage of great offers the night of the event. Prices start at just $114 for the 14-game home schedule, which tips off November 16 against Navy. Available season tickets will be tagged and representatives will be on hand to discuss seating options and ticket specials, including deep discounts for young alumni.
Fans may enter through the Pearl Street entrance.
Second year men's head coach Mitch Buonaguro and veteran women's head coach Gina Castelli will address the crowd. The men's and women's teams will be introduced for the first time, and then spend the rest of the evening mingling with fans.
The event has added intrigue this season, as the men's program welcomes a six-member freshmen class - the largest in program history.
Fans interested in more information on men's or women's season tickets can e-mail email@example.com
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