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Support the Phoenix at the SoCon Tournament!

Elon alumni and parents are invited to join the Phoenix basketball teams this weekend in Asheville, N.C., for the Southern Conference tournament.

Join the Elon Alumni Association and our Asheville Alumni Chapter to cheer on the Phoenix for a tournament experience you won't want to miss!

***Updated information regarding a change to the afternoon alumni/parent gathering and the tipoff time for the Elon women's game on March 3 is highlighted in bold type.

  • Get your tournament started on Saturday, March 3, with a gathering for Elon fans at UNC-Asheville's Kimmel Arena, Room 411 (click here for directions) at 2:30 p.m. before the Phoenix women's first-round game, which tips at 4 p.m. You must have a game ticket to attend this gathering because the event is held inside Kimmel Arena.
     
  • After the women's game, head to Scully's Bar & Grille (13 Walnut Street, Asheville) at 6:30 p.m. The Elon Alumni Association and the Asheville Chapter will provide complimentary appetizers and soft drinks, and a cash bar will be available. Please RSVP for the social at www.elon.edu/alumrsvp (registration is preferred for planning purposes, but walk-up attendees will be welcome).
     
  • After the social, travel just a half-mile down the road to U.S. Cellular Center (formerly Asheville Civic Center) for the Elon men's team's first game, which tips at 8:30 p.m. (arena located at 87 Haywood Street, Asheville).

Alumni and parents may purchase your tickets through the Elon Athletics ticket office (336-278-6750) or online via SoConTravel.com.  Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Saturday games: $16 adults/$12 students
  • Sunday and Monday games: $20 adults/$15 students

Have questions? Contact the Alumni Association at alumni@elon.edu or (877) 784-3566.

DON'T FORGET TO WEAR YOUR MAROON!

Kristin Simonetti,
Staff
3/2/2012 8:13 AM