What’s new in men’s basketball for 2022-23

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HOUSTON – As the University of Houston men’s basketball program prepares to open the 2022-23 campaign, fans should be aware of exciting new items and promotions inside Fertitta Center this season.

The Cougars, who are ranked No. 3 in the Associated Press and USA TODAY Sports Coaches’ preseason polls open the season against Northern Colorado at 7 p.m. Monday inside Fertitta Center.

It will be the first of 18 regular-season home games for the Cougars inside their magnificent home, where they have posted a 60-4 record in club history.

THE PRIDE REWARDS APP

Houston Basketball fans will now be able to earn points at every home game this season to redeem prizes, experiences, access to Houston Lights, purchase/access tickets and more through the official Houston Athletics app.

To download The Pride app, fans can visit Apple Store Where google play at any time.

Every time fans log into Houston Men’s Basketball games through The Pride Rewards app, they automatically receive a digital punch on their #ForTheCity punch card.

STUDENT TAILGATE AT CEMO PLAZA

All University of Houston students are invited to our student tailgates before each men’s home basketball game during class.

The tailgates will take place at Cemo Plaza outside the Cullen Boulevard student and are open to all UH students attending the game approximately two hours before kickoff.

NEW CONCESSION OFFERS

Fans will enjoy new and improved concession offerings inside Fertitta Center in 2022-23.

Howdy’s Homemade Ice Cream can be purchased in Section 112, while Shipley Do-Nuts Coffee will now be available at Stand 118. Frozen Patrón Tequila Margaritas will be available in Section 112 along with All Hands Canned Cocktails in Section 103 and Section 110.

COUGAR LIGHTS

Fans can be part of the pre-game light show during Houston team introductions through the Pride Rewards app.

To download The Pride app, fans can visit Apple Store Where google play at any time.

COUGAR BRASS RELOCATION

Cougar Brass will move from its location in years past, but don’t worry. Under the direction of Cameron Kubos, he will still entertain fans throughout the game.

Cougar Brass will move halfway up section 109 in the middle of the loud student section.

With this move, approximately 100 premium places in the student section will be available. These new seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for students and will be accessible by descending the stairs between Section 109 and Section 110.

LOCKER PHOTO BOOTH in CUB ZONE

All fans will enjoy a new photo opportunity and are invited to take photos in front of a replica of the game day locker in the Cub Zone.

The Cub Zone is located in the lobby behind sections 107-109 and includes a poster and coloring station, tattoo station, virtual reality, and Connect 4.

PROMOTION SCHEDULE

Houston Basketball fans will enjoy numerous promotions throughout the season and game by game throughout the 2022-23 season.

From schedule magnets to posters to Coach Kelvin Sampson bobbleheads, Houston Basketball fans will enjoy a variety of goodies throughout the season.

For the full schedule of men’s basketball promotions, fans can Click here.

CASH FREE

To help speed up transactions and wait times, Fertitta Center is going completely cashless. All concession stands and merchandise stores inside the arena will only accept credit cards and digital payment methods.

Athletics ticketing and parking lots will continue to accept cash payments as well as cashless options.



ABOUT HOUSTON COUGARS
Led by Kelvin Sampson, a three-time American Athletic Conference coach and 2022 CBS Sports National Coach of the Year, three starters and seven men of letters return from the Cougars’ 2021-22 squad, which posted a 32-6 overall record, advanced to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight, swept the American Athletic Conference regular season and tournament titles and finished in the top 10 in the nation for the second consecutive season.


The Cougars have posted seven straight 20-win seasons, including a pair of 30-win campaigns, and have appeared in each of the last four NCAA Tournaments to tie a school record.



BUY TICKETS 2022-23
Fans can now purchase single-game tickets for all 18 Cougars regular-season home games at Fertitta Center. Stocks are limited and fans are encouraged to purchase shortly before they run out.


To purchase tickets for a game, fans can call the Sports Box Office at 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) during regular business hours or Click here at any time.


For the third straight season, the Cougars sold out their season tickets for home games at Fertitta Center.


Fans who were unable to purchase season tickets in 2022-23 are invited to join the team’s 2023-24 waitlist as the Cougars prepare to compete in the Big 12 Conference. join the 2023-24 season ticket waiting list, fans can Click here.



SUPPORT HOUSTON’S INCREASE
Rejoin Houston Risea $150 million capital campaign for Houston Athletics dedicated to championship success in the Big 12 Conference.


All Houston Rise contribution prepares our Cougars to compete and win when we begin Big 12 competition in July 2023. Click here stand up and be counted.



JOIN the 50-50 CLUB
Fans are invited to join the 50-50 Club in support of Houston Men’s Basketball. Members of the 50-50 Club help fund program necessities and enhance the experience of our student-athletes.


Fans who join the 50-50 Club will receive embroidered Jordan Brand team apparel, invitations to exclusive events, regular program updates and more.


For more information or to register, fans can visit uhcougars.com/5050club Where Click here. To join the 50-50 Club, fans can call Cougar Pride at 713-743-GoUH (4687).



STAY LOGGED IN
Fans can receive updates by following @UHCougarMBK on Twitter and get the latest team news and notes by clicking AS on the team’s Facebook page at UHCougarMBK or by visiting the team’s Instagram page at UHCougarMBK.

 

– UHCougars.com –

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