For those who are interested in checking out the new renovations in Crisler, meeting both the men's and women's teams, and possibly winning some courtside seats in the process, the athletic department just sent out this press release:
Crisler Arena Open House to be Held on Friday
Sept. 20, 2011
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan men's and women's basketball programs will host an open house on Friday (Sept. 23) from 5-8 p.m. at Crisler Arena.
The event is free of charge and will be the first time season-ticket holders and the general public will be able to view the newly renovated Crisler Arena, which includes new seats and a new HD scoreboard. Additionally, fans will have the opportunity to see what seats are available for purchase as season tickets for the upcoming 2011-12 season and purchase them on-site.
Wolverine fans will also have the opportunity to meet both teams. The women's program will host an autograph sessions from 5-5:45 p.m., while the men's team will be available from 6-7 p.m.
Fans can enter through the Crisler Arena tunnel or Gates A and E. Parking will be available in the Blue Lot. Both the M-Den and concession stands will be open.
If interested in attending, please RSVP to [email protected] by Thursday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m. All fans that RSVP and then attend the open house will be registered to win a pair of courtside seats to a Wolverine game this season.