Battle of the Boulevard
Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Jan. 17, 2006

Tickets On Sale Now


Tickets are now on sale for "The Battle of the Boulevard," the renewed rivalry between Lipscomb University and Belmont. The game will take place Friday, Jan. 20 with tip-off scheduled for 6:30. 


Lipscomb holds a __ 67 _-_ 43 __ edge in the series, which resumed two years ago after both schools made the move to NCAA Division I. Last year the teams split the series, each winning on their home courts.  This year's game will feature a spectacular halftime exhibition as well as t-shirt, food, and money giveaways.  Several businesses are sponsoring in-game promotions, including Papa Johns Pizza, Blockbuster Video in Green Hills, Fox's Donut Den, Shake's Frozen Custard, Cobblestones Activewear, and Chick-fil-A in Brentwood.


Ticket prices for The Battle of the Boulevard are the same as for all other home games in Allen Arena, ranging from $5.00 (general admission) to $8.00 (reserved padded chair.)  A sellout is expected for the arena, which has a seating capacity of 5,028.  A regional audience will receive the television broadcast on CSS (Comcast 27 in Nashville) as part of the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week.  Barry Milligan and former Auburn coach Sonny Smith will serve as announcers.


For immediate purchase, contact Greta Harber ( at 279-5899.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Allen Arena ticket office Tuesday-Friday from 2:00-4:00.