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Wednesday To Be Student Appreciation Night At @RazorbackMBB

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Wednesday To Be Student Appreciation Night At @RazorbackMBB

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — In addition to being @RazorbackMBB’s Senior Night on Wednesday, March 5 against Ole Miss at Bud Walton Arena, the Department of Athletics and the team will thank its student fans for a great year by hosting Student Appreciation Night. The official hashtag for the night is #ThanksHOGS.

Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. for Razorback Collegiate Club members and then at 5:30 p.m. for the rest of the student body. The first 1,000 students through the doors will receive a free slice of PIZZA HUT pizza and a white Razorback headband. DJ Derrick will be on hand with pregame music and entertainment prior to tip-off.

Starting at 5:40 p.m. and continuing every 10 minutes until the start of the game, Razorback Athletics will be rewarding the early arriving students with VIP prize packs, including Hog Heaven gift bags, a signed 2013-14 team basketball, limited edition Nike team gear, and some surprise items. Some of the truly special items will be the chance to lead a Hog Call during the game that night along with once in a lifetime lunches with head coach Mike Anderson and 1994 Razorback National Champion and current basketball staff member Scotty Thurman.

Students register to win the prizes by tweeting #ThanksHOGS to @ArkRazorbacks the night of the game starting at 5:30 p.m. Winners must be present at the game with a valid Arkansas Student ID to collect their prize.

At 6:30 p.m., a special "Senior Night” picture will be taken in front of and including the student section, featuring the five seniors on the team who will be playing their final home game in Bud Walton Arena. The picture will be available for download for free immediately after the game on ArkansasRazorbacks.com.

More information on the team, including ticket sales, parking location and more, can be found at ArkansasRazorbacks.com as well as by following @RazorbackMBB on Twitter.



Sports Category : Basketball (M)