GLVC Tournament ticket and fan bus information...

The Northern Kentucky University women's and men's basketball teams have both secured No. 1 seeds from the East Division in the Great Lakes Valley Conference tournaments held this upcoming weekend from Friday, March 6, through Sunday, March 8. The women's tournament will be held at Quincy University in Quincy, Ill., and the men's tournament will be held at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Ind. The NKU women and men both open the tournament at 1 p.m. EST on Friday. Click on the following links for the women's and men's tournament brackets:

http://www.glvcsports.com/Pdfs/wbball/2009/2/28/womens%20bracket.pdf

http://www.glvcsports.com/Pdfs/mbball/2009/2/28/mens%20bracket.pdf

Ticket information for both locations follows:

Women's Tournament at Quincy
- All Tournament Pass - $35
- Friday - $8 Reserved; $6 General Admission; $3 Students (All prices per session)
- Saturday - $12 Reserved; $10 General Admission; $3 Students
- Sunday - $12 Reserved; $10 General Admission; $3 Students

Men's Tournament at Southern Indiana
- All Tournament Passes available from $30 to $40
- Friday - $12 Chairback; $10 Bench; $5 Students (All prices per session)
- Saturday - $12 Chairback; $10 Bench; $5 Students
- Sunday - $12 Chairback; $10 Bench; $5 Students

FAN BUSES TO QUINCY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA
NKU will be taking a bus to Quincy and a bus to Southern Indiana for the both tournament semi-finals and finals this weekend (depending on the outcomes of Friday's games). The buses will include cheerleaders and/or the pep band and will leave Saturday, March 7, and arrive in time to check in to hotels, eat and attend the semi-final games that evening at 6:15 p.m. EST at Quincy (women) and Southern Indiana (men). The bus will depart from the gravel lot next to Albright Health Center.

The traveling parties will stay overnight Saturday night in Quincy or Evansville. If the Norse lose on Saturday, the buses will head back to Northern Kentucky first thing Sunday morning. If the Norse win on Saturday evening, the championship games will be held at 3 p.m. EST on Sunday and the buses will head back to Highland Heights on Sunday after the championship game.

The cost for the trip is $25 per person payable Saturday morning before departure. All fans will be responsible for paying for their meals, game tickets and hotels (NKU Athletics will help secure rooms at hotels, but fans will be responsible for payment).

Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. RSVP to Chris Hafling at (859) 572-7665 or haflingc1@nku.edu with your name and contact iformation (phone and email) as well as the names of those who would like to go and which bus/trip you want to go on. Exact details will not be known until after Friday's first round games are concluded around 3 p.m. EST. Friday afternoon, those who have RSVP'd will be contacted and given final details and informed whether space is available on the respective bus.

Good luck to the NKU women's and men's basketball teams this weekend. Go Norse!