Feb. 1, 2012
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - Family fun will be abound Saturday, Feb. 18, when SIUE entertains Northern Illinois for the 1 p.m. Sears Bracketbusters game at the Vadalabene Center.
Along with special ticket prices for metro-east area families, John Casey and the World Famous Hyperdog Frisbee Team will perform at halftime of the contest.
Fans can get tickets online at siuecougars.com. A special Family 4 Pack featuring four chairback seats, four hot dogs, and four drinks are available for $44, which is a savings of more than $30 off regular prices. Family 4 Pack tickets are for advanced online ticket orders only at siuecougars.com. Use the promo code "4pack" to reserve tickets today.
SIUE welcomes Northern Illinois for the 10th annual Sears BracketBusters game as one of a record 142 teams from 16 conferences are participating in the event. The Sears BracketBusters was created as a way for mid-major programs to play top non-conference opponents roughly three weeks before the NCAA Tournament field is announced. A total of 13 teams in last year's BracketBusters field advanced to the NCAA Tournament.