Orleans Arena Hosts West Coast Conference Championship Tournament March 6-9

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The eight teams competing in the West Coast Conference Championships include nationally ranked Gonzaga University, Loyola Marymount University Santa Clara University, Saint Mary’s College, Pepperdine University, University of San Diego, University of Portland and University of San Francisco.

Where: The Orleans Arena, 4500 West Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas

When: Friday, March 6, 2009 starting at 12 p.m.
Saturday, March 7, 2009 starting at 12 p.m.
Sunday, March 8, 2009 starting at 12 p.m.
Monday, March 9, 2009 starting at 12 p.m.

Ticket Information: A limited number of single-session tickets for the Friday, March 6 games will go on sale Wednesday, March 4 at 10:30 a.m. Single-session tickets for all remaining dates will not be available until the day of the game at 10:30 a.m. The number of single-session tickets available will depend on the quantity of unused student tickets returned by the participating institutions.

Single-session tickets will be available at the Orleans Arena Box Office. Phone and online orders will also be taken before 2:00 p.m. on the day of the game by calling 888.834.2234 or visiting www.orleansarena.com

Men’s single-session ticket prices are $65/$50 for preliminary sessions on March 6 and 7, $75/$55 for the semifinals on March 8, and $85/$65 for the championship game on March 9.

Women’s single-session ticket prices are $15 for the preliminary sessions on March 6-8 and $20 for the championship game on March 9. A limited number of packages including all four women’s sessions are still available for $35.

Boyd Gaming’s Orleans Arena, located less than two miles from the Las Vegas Strip, is host to more than 100 events each year including family favorites Disney on Ice, Harlem Globetrotters and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus; top concerts such as Brooks & Dunn, Jane’s Addiction and Lynyrd Skynyrd; and a variety of sporting events including Las Vegas Wranglers and NCAA basketball. For information on booking events call 702.365.7469 or go online to www.orleansarena.com.