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Zappos.com WCC Basketball Championships Reserved Seats Sold Out

Feb. 19, 2010

SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- The West Coast Conference announced today that all reserved seats for the 2010 Zappos.com WCC Basketball Championships at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on March 5-8 are sold out. To accommodate the demand for the event, there are now a limited number of all-session men's and women's standing room only (SRO) tickets available for purchase through the Orleans Arena box office.

"I would like to thank our loyal WCC fans for helping sell out our conference basketball championships well in advance for the second consecutive year," West Coast Conference Commissioner Jamie Zaninovich said. "We are very fortunate to have both a dedicated fan base and outstanding partners such as Zappos.com and the Orleans Arena whose combined efforts help make this tournament a first-class, championship experience. We're looking forward to putting on another exciting event for over 8,000 loyal WCC fans."

The all-session standing room only packages are available for $135, and can be purchased through the Orleans Arena at 888-834-2234 or orleansarena.com. If additional reserved tickets become available through the conference office or member institutions, SRO ticket holders will be assigned those seats on a first-come, first-served basis. SRO tickets can be picked up at the Orleans Arena beginning on Friday, March 5 at 10:30 a.m. and entitle the bearer entrance onto the Orleans Arena concourse at tip-off to locate an empty seat(s).

In addition, single session tickets will be available at the Orleans Arena Box Office on 4500 West Tropicana Avenue in Las Vegas. Phone and internet orders will be also taken before 2:00 p.m. on the day of the game by calling 888-834-2234 or visiting www.orleansarena.com . The number of single session tickets available will depend on the quantity of unused student tickets returned by the participating institutions.

A limited number of single session tickets for the Friday, March 5 sessions will go on sale Wednesday, March 3 at 10:30 a.m. Single session tickets for all remaining dates will not be available until the day of the game at 10:30 a.m.

Men's single session ticket prices are $65/$50 for preliminary sessions on March 5 and 6, $75/$55 for the semifinals on March 7, and $85/$65 for the championship game on March 8. Women's single session ticket prices are $15 for the preliminary sessions on March 5-7 and $20 for the championship game on March 8. A limited number of packages including all four women's sessions are still available for $35.

For more information on the 2010 Zappos.com West Coast Conference Basketball Championships, please visit http://wccsports.cstv.com/ot/west-baskbl-tournament.html .

About the West Coast ConferenceThe West Coast Conference was formed in 1952 and has evolved and grown to become a nationally recognized and competitive force in Division I intercollegiate athletics, with 13 conference-sponsored sports: baseball, men's and women's basketball, women's crew, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's golf, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's tennis and women's volleyball. The WCC is characterized by the stability of its membership - only two conferences have been together longer - and its unique emphasis on combining excellence in athletics with excellence in academics.

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