MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Athletics is asking fans to help stripe out Bramlage Coliseum for its men’s basketball game in the Big 12/SEC Challenge against Georgia on Saturday, January 27 to help benefit the American Cancer Society and Coaches vs. Cancer.
The athletic department will host the event in conjunction with the annual National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Suits and Sneakers event, in which coaches and staff wear sneakers to call attention to the efforts of the American Cancer Society through its Coaches vs. Cancer program.
Fans are asked to wear either purple or white depending on their ticket location in Bramlage Coliseum. Fans in sections 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25 and 26 are asked to wear white, while those in sections 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 27 are asked to wear purple. The first 3,000 students will receive a free shirt.
The official purple and white shirts for the event are only $15 with $5 from every shirt going to the American Cancer Society. These shirts are now on sale online at kstatesuperstore.com and can also be purchased at the K-State Super Store locations on McCall Road (M-F 10a-8p, Sun 12-5p) in Manhattan and at Bill Snyder Family Stadium (M-F 12-4p and during home games) beginning Friday. They will also be available during games on the Bramlage Coliseum concourse beginning Tuesday, January 16 vs Oklahoma.
Tickets for the game are available for just $18.75 with the Wildcat 4-pack. Fans can buy tickets online at www.kstatesports.com/tickets, by calling (800) 221.CATS or by visiting the ticket office inside Bramlage Coliseum.
The game will tip off at 1 p.m. and will air nationally on ESPNU.
Associate Director for Athletics Communications | K-State Athletics