June 28, 2016
THE FLATS – Season tickets are now on sale for Josh Pastner’s first season on the Flats, which will feature visits from NCAA Final Four participants North Carolina and Syracuse, NCAA Tournament teams Notre Dame and Pittsburgh and perennial power Louisville among the Yellow Jackets’ nine home Atlantic Coast Conference games.
Season ticket packages for the Yellow Jackets’ fifth season in McCamish Pavilion start as low as $360, or $20 per game. Purchasing season tickets guarantee patrons the lowest price per game for all 18 home games.
New benefits for season ticket purchasers this year include:
The “Georgia Tech Ticket Exchange” that allows tickets for one game to be exchanged for another game in the same tier or a lower tier for free.
An exclusive “Meet and Greet” event with behind-the-scenes access in which season ticket holders can watch practice, tour the team locker room area and meet new head coach Josh Pastner and the team.
A complete list of season-ticket holder benefits is available at TogetherWeSwarm.com, the official site for renewing or purchasing Georgia Tech basketball tickets. Fans can also purchase tickets by calling 1-888-TECH -TIX.
Fans that purchase their season tickets by Friday, July 8, will be entered in a drawing to win one of the following prizes:
Custom personalized Georgia Tech jersey
Lunch with Coach Pastner
An autographed basketball
$250 gift card to the Georgia Tech bookstore
Callaway Club tickets (2) to the North Carolina game.
All early-bird purchasers will also receive free shipping on any order on RamblinWreckStore.com.
New this year is a Young Alumni section with a discount on the regular season ticket price. Georgia Tech alumni that have graduated in the past five years can purchase a season ticket in section 105 for only $199 (which includes a $50 donation to the A-T Fund). Georgia Tech faculty, staff and former letterwinners can purchase season tickets for $290, a 20-percent discount.
Pastner’s first Tech team welcomes back seven letterwinners, including senior forward Quinton Stephens (6-9, Atlanta, Ga.), senior guards Josh Heath (6-2, Tampa, Fla.), and Corey Heyward (6-1, Duluth, Ga.) and junior guard Tadric Jackson (6-2, Tifton, Ga.), who have started 76 games between them in their careers, and junior center Ben Lammers (6-10, San Antonio, Texas). Pastner also welcomes a three-man freshman class that includes guards Justin Moore (6-4, San Diego, Calif.) and Josh Okogie (6-5, Snellville, Ga.) and wing forward Christian Matthews (6-6, Fort Washington, Md.).
Tech’s home ACC schedule for 2016-17 also includes Florida State, an NIT participant and 20-game winner last season, Boston College, Clemson and NC State. The Yellow Jackets begin Pastner’s first Tech campaign with five home games against Tennessee Tech, Southern University, Ohio University, Sam Houston State and Tulane. After three straight road games, Tech comes back to McCamish Pavilion for four home games during the semester break in December against Alcorn State, Georgia, Wofford and North Carolina A&T.
ABOUT GEORGIA TECH MEN’S BASKETBALL
Georgia Tech’s men’s basketball team is in its first year under head coach Josh Pastner. Tech has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference since 1979, won three ACC Championships (1985, 1990, 1993), played in the NCAA Tournament 16 times and played in two Final Fours (1990, 2004). Connect with Georgia Tech Men’s Basketball on social media by liking their Facebook Page, or following on Twitter (@GTMBB) and Instagram.