2014-15 Men's Basketball Promotions
November 15th vs. Bluefield State
Penn Station Feeding Frenzy for the first 100 students
December 2nd vs. Howard
Duquesne Faculty Staff Appreciation Night - Faculty and Staff may receive special discounted pricing for the game when they show their DU ID
December 5th vs. Pitt at CONSOL Energy Center
City Game presented by GNC - Student tickets available NOW for just $10 from 10am - 4pm inside the Palumbo Center Box Office
December 20th vs. UMass Lowell
Duquesne Ornament Giveaway - the first 500 fans will receive a special Duquesne holiday ornament!
January 10th vs. Rhode Island
4th Annual Tipoff Tailgate - free pre-game tailgate for students beginning at noon, and the first 1,000 fans will get a special edition Father Sean Hogan Bobblehead! The Bungee Jumpers Jump Rope Team is back to entertain us at halftime.
January 17th vs. VCU at CONSOL Energy Center
Presented by Trib Total Media - stick around for post-game autographs with the players on the court!
January 22nd vs. St. Bonaventure
Presented by UPMC Health Plan - the first 1,000 fans will get gloves provided by UPMC
January 31st vs. George Mason
Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Awareness Night - Dukes Red Out - join Coach Ferry and the team and wear your Suits and Sneakers to promote cancer awareness. Before the game begins, help us Red Out the Red Ring beginning at 5:00 pm with great food and drink specials until 6:30 pm. It is also Catholic Schools Night - for special ticket pricing, contact Conor McGartland at firstname.lastname@example.org. All fans in attendance will get FREE t-shirts thanks to UPMC Health Plan, Trib Total Media, and UPMC Sports Medicine.
February 11th vs. George Washington
Military Appreciation Night - the Dukes Salute all military, veterans and their families with an offer of complimentary tickets for a night of Duquesne Dukes men's basketball. Just show your ID at the gate or reserve your tickets ahead of time by calling 412.232.DUKE. For complimentary tickets throughout the season for our military and veterans, contact Conor McGartland at email@example.com.
February 21st vs. Dayton at CONSOL Energy Center
Presented by GNC - Chuck Cooper Classic - join us for a night to honor the late great Chuck Cooper as well as celebrate his legacy with a halftime presentation to recognize scholarship recipients from the Chuck Cooper Foundation.
February 25th vs. Saint Louis
Senior Night presented by GEICO - help us celebrate senior Dominique McKoy as well as all Duquesne University seniors in the final home game before Spring Break. Stay in your seats for a special halftime presentation honoring our seniors as well as our student-athletes academic achievements.
March 7th vs. Davidson
Irish Night - the Dukes are teaming up with our friends at the Pittsburgh Irish Festival to spend an evening at the Palumbo Center! The first 500 fans will receive special edition Luck of the Irish Duquesne Dukes t-shirts! For ticket specials, contact 412.232.DUKE.
STUDENT SHIRT SERIES
In addition to the promotional schedule, a Student Shirt Series will be launched in 2014-15. The new initiative, led by Dan Gittens from the Office of Residence Life and DU Cares program, provides on-campus student organizations and departments with the opportunity to sponsor t-shirt giveaways for students on various days throughout the year! The first 200 students on these specific game days will receive FREE t-shirts courtesy of the following groups:
Nov. 15 vs. Bluefield State - Office of Multicultural Affairs/Career Services
Jan. 10th vs. Rhode Island - Duquesne Program Council
Jan. 17 vs. VCU - DU CARES/PLCB/Office of Residence Life
Jan. 22nd vs. St. Bonaventure - Greek Life Ambassadors
Jan.y 31st vs. George Mason - Office of Mission & Identity
Feb. 11th vs. George Washington - Annual Giving/Alumni Relations
Feb. 21st vs. Dayton - Sophomore Class Council/Junior Class Council
Feb. 25th (senior night) vs. Saint Louis - Senior Class Council
DUKES SEASON TICKETS, MINI-PLANS AND GROUP TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE
The ticket office also announced several new fan-friendly mini-plans for 2014-15. In addition to full-season ticket plans, Dukes 4 Packs and 6 Packs are also available. Four-pack prices start as low at $30, while the 6 Pack - which includes CONSOL Energy Center games vs. VCU and Dayton as well as one game free - are available for just $99.
2014-2015 Men's Basketball Season Ticket Options:
Dukes Full Season Plans
Dukes 6 Packs
Dukes 4 Packs
The Department has also launched a "Court of Dreams" group program designed for youth basketball programs.
For more information on ticket programs, contact Adam Minnaugh or Conor McGartland at 412.232.DUKE.
2014-15 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL GAME DAY PROMOTIONS
November 16th vs. Princeton
Women's Basketball starts off their 2014-15 home season against Princeton on Sunday, Nov. 16th at 2pm. Fans will receive schedule cards, schedule posters and schedule magnets for attending.
November 19th vs. Syracuse
Join us for Greek Night at the Palumbo Center.
December 3rd vs. Kent State
Education Day is back on the Bluff sponsored by UMPC Health Plan and Xerox. Register your school today for this field trip opportunity for grades K through 8.
December 18th vs. Saint Francis
"Duke the Halls" " with us for this holiday themed night. Don't forget to bring a brand new stuffed animal or two for the annual United Way Teddy Bear Toss at halftime.
January 8th vs. George Mason
Washington County Night. We would like to welcome fans who hail from Head Coach Dan Burt's home turf.
January 15th vs. Saint Louis
January 24th vs. Davidson
International Night - Join us as we travel around the world to experience different cultures, food and entertainment from several diverse student groups on campus.
January 18th vs. Saint Joseph's
The game will be broadcast nationally on the CBS Sports Network. The first 250 fans in attendance will receive Put `Em Up cheer noodles. And be sure to stick around for a special halftime presentation to honor Women's Basketball Alumni.
Kid's Takeover Day. If your child would like to help takeover the game with cheer, dance, the pep band or marketing staff, please contact the marketing department.
February 7th vs. VCU
PACK the HOUSE to celebrate National Girls and Women's Sports Day sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Dairy. Duquesne's female teams will be hosting games and activities prior to tip-off.
February 18th vs. Richmond
The Women's Basketball team will partner with sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha for the Duke Out Cancer game sponsored by UMPC Health Plan and UPMC Cancer Center. The first 500 fans in attendance will receive Pink-Out t-shirts.
February 22nd vs. Rhode Island
Senior Day. Show your Duquesne spirit and help us honor the seniors.
March 1st vs. St. Bonaventure
Join the team and coaching staff down on the court for an exclusive mini-clinic immediately following the game for athletes/kids in 8th grade or younger.