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Sunday’s A-Sun men’s hoops championship to be sold out

Sunday’s A-Sun men’s hoops championship to be sold out

The Atlantic Sun Conference Men’s Basketball Championship game is in route to be a sold-out game at Alico Arena between No. 4 FGCU and No. 7 Stetson on Sunday night.

The 120,000 square-foot 4,500-seat arena sold out of general admission tickets this morning. The program set aside 1,500 student tickets prior to the ticket office opening at 9 a.m. on Friday.

As of 4:25 p.m. Friday, only 800 tickets, which will be held for students at no charge until 5 p.m. Saturday, were left in the arena. Whatever tickets go unclaimed by students will go on sale to the general public according to them men’s basketball team’s Twitter account.

The currently record attendance at Alico was recorded on March 9, 2014 with 4,702 between FGCU and rival Mercer in the 2014 A-Sun Final. This season averaged 3,616 at home whil its highest attendance reached 4,633 during the 68-63 win over Kennesaw State on Feb. 20.

Sunday’s championship game, which will be a white-out, will be the conference’s fourth-consecutive sold-out men’s basketball championship game.

The FGCU ticket office will open at 9 a.m. Saturday morning and students can claim the remaining free tickets with their student ID until 5 p.m. or until they’re gone.

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Kelli Krebs

Kelli Krebs is a senior at Florida Gulf Coast University and is currently the editor-in-chief at FGCU's campus newspaper, Eagle News. She majors in journalism and minoring in advanced procrastination and works throughout the area as a sports reporter and freelance photographer. When she's not behind a camera, Kelli can be found secretly jamming along to the "Grease" soundtrack in her car, quoting all of the dialogue from Fight Club, or watching Breaking Bad reruns (RIP W.W.). Fan of pre-Jameis Winston Florida State, college basketball, Red Sox Spring Training, and untorrented FC Barcelona games.

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