Dec. 26, 2001
Oakland, Ca - The fifth annual Pete Newell Challenge, which takes place on Saturday night at The Arena in Oakland when Stanford meets Big Ten powerhouse Michigan State at 7:30 p.m. and Michigan faces USF in the first game at 5, is offering a Steal of a Deal! ticket promotion: Buy one ticket and get the second at HALF PRICE in all available price categories.
Last year's Pete Newell Challenge saw Stanford beat No. 1-ranked and eventual national champion Duke, 84-83, on Casey Jacobsen's jumper with 3.6 seconds to play. The game attracted a sellout crowd of 19,804, the largest crowd to ever see a college basketball game in California. Stanford and Michigan State will be playing for the first time ever in the Bay Area.
Tickets for the Pete Newell Challenge range in price from $21 to $105, and are available at all tickets.com outlets (call 415/650-478-2277 or 408-998-2277). Or at The Arena in Oakland box office (open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Note: Steal of a Deal! is not available online.