Tickets for this weekend's NCAA Eastern Regionals will go on sale at Maryland and Georgetown this morning.
WRC-TV-4 will broadcast the Maryland-Georgetown game Friday at 9:30 p.m., Clifford Curley, director of programs for the NBC affiliate, announced last night.
The ticket office at Cole Field House will open at 9 a.m. and tickets will go on sale then only to students and faculty members. Athletic Director Carl James said yesterday that if there are tickets left to sell to the general public they will go on sale about noon. He suggested that before coming to Cole, interested persons should call the box office at 454-2121 to check on ticket availability.
Tickets will go on sale at Georgetown's McDonough Arena at 10:30 a.m. for the general public. The number to call for information there is 625-3146. Each school will have a limited number of tickets available.
Tickets are available at both schools only in Friday-Sunday packages and cost $22.50 for each package.
Both schools also are planning bus transportation to and from Philadelphia. Georgetown is tentatively planning two packages, one round trip on Friday, the other including a hotel with patrons remaining until Sunday. No prices are available yet. The number to call for information is also 625-3146.
Maryland is also planning buses but no details are available yet. Plans should be completed today. The number to call for Maryland bus information is 454-4562.