GALLERY: Students line up, camp out for MU-KU basketball tickets
Friday, February 11, 2011 | 10:40 a.m. CST;
updated 3:23 p.m. CST, Saturday, February 12, 2011
Freshman Nick Keao picks up his ticket for the upcoming MU vs. KU men's basketball game. Keao and his friends waited in line at Mizzou Arena since about 4:30 a.m.
Students began lining up Thursday evening for tickets to the upcoming MU-KU men's basketball game, which went on sale Friday at 7 a.m. The game will be held March 5 at Mizzou Arena.
Mary Poettgen, left, who works part time for the athletic department, watches the line on Friday morning. MU juniors Rachel Barry, next to Poettgen, and Austin McNabb, center, stand in line for MU vs. KU men's basketball tickets. Barry and McNabb had been in line since 6 p.m. Thursday and pitched a tent to keep warm. "It was like 4 degrees out, but we were prepared," McNabb said.
Melissa McNamee and Jackie Rogers wait for MU v KU tickets, which went on sale Friday at 7 a.m. The two had been waiting in line since 3 a.m. and brought blankets to rest in the cold. "I really don't know if I own enough blankets that could have helped keep me warm last night," Rogers said.
MU students wait in line outside of Mizzou Arena on Friday morning for MU vs. KU men's basketball tickets. The ticket office began handing them out a little before 6 a.m.; by 7:25 a.m., more than 500 tickets had already been distributed.
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