Toledo (29-3) will entertain Big Ten member Illinois (18-13) in the ‘Sweet 16' of the WNIT on Thursday, March 28 in Savage Arena. The opening tip is slated for 7:00 p.m.
Tickets for Thursday's game will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Tickets are $15.00 for reserved seats (all seats in the lower bowl) and $12.00 for general admission (all seats in the upper east sections). Tickets for children 12 and under are $7.50 for reserved seats and $6.00 for general admission. UT faculty and staff may purchase two WNIT tickets at half price.
Elite season-ticket holders' seat locations will be held until 8:30 a.m. on Thursday. After that, those seats will go on sale to the general public.
UT students will be admitted free, courtesy of the UT President's Office. Toledo students must show their Rocket ID at the gate to gain admittance. UT students attending the game will also be eligible to win one of six great prizes to be given away throughout the game, courtesy of head coach Tricia Cullop:
- $25 gift card to the Rocket shop (two winners)
- $50 cash (three winners)
- Grand prize of a free I-Pad Mini.
Tickets may be purchased at the UT Athletic Ticket Office in Savage Arena or by phone at 419-530-GOLD (4653). General admission tickets and reserved section 101 tickets may be purchased online, beginning at 10:00 am on Tuesday, at utrockets.com.
Parking for all WNIT games at Savage Arena is free and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Also, the Joe Grogan Room will be open to Rocket Fund donors.
The Rockets are in the midst of a nine-game home win streak and sport a 15-1 (.938) mark in Savage Arena this season. In four-plus years under head coach Tricia Cullop, UT is 72-9 (.889) on its home court, including 35-6 (.854) against non-league opponents.
The 2012-13 Mid-American Conference regular-season champions advanced to the third round for a third consecutive season with victories against Butler, 63-49, last Thursday and Youngstown State, 61-43, on Saturday.