POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The Marist Athletics Department announced the 2013-14 men’s and women’s basketball promotions schedule. Over the course of the season, Marist will host 26 men’s and women’s basketball games at McCann Arena. For a complete promotions schedule, CLICK HERE.
Lids Team Sports will sponsor a schedule magnet giveaway on the women’s and men’s basketball home openers on Friday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 10, respectively. The first 1,000 fans on each night will receive a 2013-14 schedule magnet complements of Lids Team Sports. The men’s home opener will feature Marist and Elon on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 5 p.m.
On Friday, Nov. 8, the women’s basketball team will play host to Kentucky, who finished the 2012-13 season ranked eighth in the country. The first 1,000 Marist students in attendance will receive a FREE “Feed The Fox” t-shirt.
In the men’s basketball Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) home opener against Manhattan on Friday, Dec. 6, the first 1,000 fans will receive a FREE fan banner. On the same night, Marist will also welcome all youths who attended the Jeff Bower Basketball Camps over the summer back to McCann Arena.
The women’s basketball team will welcome back all campers who attended Brian Giorgis Basketball Camps and Clinics on Saturday, Dec. 21, when the Red Foxes host Big 12 foe Oklahoma at McCann Arena at 7 p.m.
Marist will host Kids Night Out and CYO Night on Friday, Jan. 3, for its MAAC women’s basketball contest against Manhattan at 7 p.m. Children who wear their CYO uniforms will receive FREE admission with a paid adult.
The men’s basketball program will welcome back its alumni on Saturday, Feb. 1, when it hosts Niagara in a conference showdown. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. The women will host its alumnae day on Monday, Jan. 13, when the Red Foxes host Iona in a 2013 MAAC Championship rematch at McCann Arena.
The annual Pack the House game will take place when the Marist women host MAAC rival Fairfield on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. A Marist Sports Public Relations class will partner with the Marist Athletics Department in an attempt to sell out McCann Arena. In the seven previous years, Marist has totaled five sellouts and was crowned the National Pack the House Champion in 2011.
Coupled with a televised doubleheader on Friday, Feb. 14, the Marist women’s basketball program will host Play4Kay day to benefit Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. The Red Foxes will host Quinnipiac at 5 p.m. on ESPNU. The men’s basketball game against archrival Siena will follow.
The women’s basketball team will welcome all girl scouts to McCann Arena on Saturday, Jan. 25, when the Red Foxes take on Niagara at 7 p.m. The men’s basketball team will host its Boy Scouts Night one week prior, on Saturday, Jan. 18, when Marist hosts Rider in a MAAC contest.
Promotional nights will be updated throughout the season and are subject to change.
Season Tickets are still available for the 2013-14 campaign. CLICK HERE to purchase yours today. Stop by the Marist Ticket Office on Monday – Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Single game bench seats can also be purchased online. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets men’s basketball single game seats. CLICK HERE to purchase women’s basketball single game tickets.
Group tickets are also available for men’s and women’s basketball games. Groups of 15 or more receive $3 admission to women’s games, and $4 tickets for men’s contests. Contact the Marist Ticket Office at 845-575-3553 for more information. A $1 fee per ticket will be added to each order.