Tickets Now on Sale for 2008 EA Sports Maui Invitational
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  08/13/2008

Aug. 13, 2008

LAHAINA, MAUI - Tickets are now on sale for the remaining school Booster Tickets for the 2008 EA SPORTS Maui Invitational® hosted by Chaminade in which Saint Joseph's is a participant. Booster Tickets are good for entry to all three tournament games in which a particular school will participate.Tickets can be purchased via the tournament Web site at, or through Oahu Travel, the official travel agency of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational, at 800-826-3822.

Saint Joseph's opens play in its first trip to Maui against Texas on Monday, November 24 at 10 a.m. Hawaiian time. The Hawks will face either Indiana or Notre Dame on Tuesday, November 25 (time TBA), and then again on Wednesday, November 26.

In addition, the following remaining ticket types will go on sale: Partial Booster Tickets for North Carolina, which grant access to that particular school's Monday and Tuesday games only; Courtside Booster Tickets (North Carolina and Oregon are sold out); All-Day General Admission Tickets;and Single Game General Admission Tickets for all of Monday's games will go on sale Aug. 13. Courtside Booster Tickets are good for entry to all three of a particular team's tournament games, accompanied by a pass for the Stadium Club, an exclusive area at the Lahaina Civic Center featuring catered food and beverage, table seating and television access.

Tickets for the tournament's Sunday night Tip-Off Banquet, a night of entertainment showcasing all eight head coaches and Hawaiian dancers and drummers, as well as space for the 5th Annual EA SPORTS Maui Golf Invitational, set for Thursday, Nov. 27, are still available. Boosters and fans will battle for the Booster Cup and bragging rights at the beautiful Ka'anapali's Tournament North Course. Visit the Web site's "Tickets & Travel" section for additional event and registration information.

Celebrating its 25th year, the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational will again launch the college basketball season with a marquee lineup, including North Carolina, Notre Dame, Texas, Indiana, Oregon, Saint Joseph's, Alabama and host Chaminade. The action unfolds Nov. 24-26 at Maui's Lahaina Civic Center, located less than 1,000 yards from the Pacific Ocean, with ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU combining to offer live television coverage of all 12 tournament games.

For up-to-the-minute tournament schedule, ticket and general information, visit the official EA SPORTS Maui Invitational Web site at click here.