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Men’s Basketball Makes a Special Debut on Valentine's Day


Contact: Ron Christian at 719-659-2652 or Angelia McGowan at 303-501-0752

Posted: February 13, 2009



 

(Denver, Colo.) — WHO/WHAT: The final regular home game for the Metropolitan State College of Denver men’s basketball team has turned into a sweet deal for the team and the College community. On Saturday, Feb. 14, the Roadrunners’ game against Colorado Christian University will be nationally televised on CBS CollegeSports. This is the first time that Metro State basketball will play on national television at home.


The College is hosting Fan Appreciation Day in conjunction with the game, and will feature a tailgate party. Metro State serves over 21,000 students, but is a commuter campus. The tailgate and the game offer an enjoyable activity for staff, faculty and students (many non-traditional) and their families.  

The women’s game immediately follows the men’s game.

Special ticket prices for Fan Appreciation Day range from $7 for adults to $20 for a family four pack. This includes entry to both games, sodas and hot dogs. Metro State students (with a valid student ID) and children under five are free.

WHEN: 1 p.m. (Tailgate party 11:30-12:30, featuring the new Roadrunner Pride Pep Band)

WHERE: Event Center on the Auraria Campus

For more information about the men’s and women’s game, visit http://gometrostate.cstv.com/genrel/012209aaa.html or contact Ron Christian at 719-659-2652 or Angelia McGowan at 303-501-0752.

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About Metropolitan State College of Denver

Metro State is a fully-accredited, four-year institution, serving more than 21,000 students. It has the second-largest undergraduate enrollment in Colorado and is one of the largest four-year public colleges in the nation. Metro State enrolls the highest number of students of color among four-year colleges in the state. It boasts 60,000 alumni, 90 percent of whom stay in Colorado after graduation. Visit Metro State at www.mscd.edu.