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Boys State Basketball Tournament Information

Media Contact: Kim Rogers
Phone: 512-471-5883
Fax: 512-471-6589
Email:

Date: Mar 08, 2005
Category: Athletics


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2005 UIL Boys State Basketball Tournament
March 10-12, 2005
Frank Erwin Center (Austin, TX)

Thursday, March 10
Conference 1A FINALS
8:30 a.m. Division II Final
Lipan (32-4) vs. Paducah (28-6)
10:00 a.m. Division I Final
Morton (28-5) vs. Snook (28-5)
Conference 3A Semifinals
2:00 p.m. Graham (30-4) vs. Diboll (27-5)
3:30 p.m. Van (36-2) vs. Aransas Pass (29-9)
Conference 4A Semifinals
7:00 p.m. Amarillo Palo Duro (29-3) vs. Dallas South Oak Cliff (30-7)
8:30 p.m. Houston Wheatley (35-4) vs. San Antonio Houston (27-9)

Friday, March 11
Conference 2A Semifinals
9:30 a.m. Kountze (34-2) vs. Salado (28-7)
11:00 a.m. Howe (30-6) vs. Tuscola Jim Ned (28-4)
Conference 5A Semifinals
3:00 p.m. Dallas Carter (34-4) vs. Humble Kingwood (35-4)
7:00 p.m. DeSoto (36-3) vs. San Antonio Reagan (29-10)

Saturday, March 12
9:00 a.m. Texas Cup
Conference 1A Div. I Champion vs. Conference 1A Div.
II Champion
10:30 a.m. Conference 3A FINAL
2:30 p.m. Conference 2A FINAL
4:00 p.m. Conference 4A FINAL
8:00 p.m. Conference 5A FINAL

Media Credentials
Interested media outlets planning to cover the Boys State Basketball
Tournament must fax media credential requests on company letterhead to Kim
Rogers at (512) 471-6589 by noon Wednesday, March 9. Requests should include
the school(s) your media outlet will be covering and the names of each
person covering the teams. Please refer to the UIL Basketball Media Policy
on the UIL web site for media credential guidelines. Credentials may be
picked up at the Red River Street Entrance of the Frank Erwin Center one
hour prior to game time.

UIL Park & Ride Shuttle Service
Parking is available at Highland Mall in the East lot outside the Foley’s
department store entrance at the northwest intersection of Hwy. 290 & IH-35
(Exit 238A).

Mall pick-up/drop-off is located near the corner of Middle Fiskville Road in
the Highland Mall parking lot.
Shuttle buses drop-off/pick-up in front of the Frank Erwin Center on the
East side of the building on the Southbound access road.
Shuttle prices: $3 per person round trip, or $10 for an all tournament pass
(unlimited trips)
Thursday, March 10
Service begins: 7:30 a.m. Service ends: 11:00 p.m.
Friday, March 11
Service begins: 8:30 a.m. Service ends: 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 12
Service begins: 8:00 a.m. Service ends: 10:30 p.m.
VEHICLES ILLEGALLY PARKED AT THE FRANK ERWIN CENTER AND SURROUNDING
NEIGHBORHOODS ARE SUBJECT TO FINES AND/OR TOWING.

Tickets
Tickets may be purchased through Texas Box Office at (512) 477-6060 or
http://www.texasboxoffice.com . All-tournament tickets will be available for purchase through the TEXAS BOX OFFICE until 6 p.m.
Wednesday, March 9. All-tournament tickets are $75 for arena level seats.
Beginning Thursday at various times, session tickets will be available for
$10 per session. For specific session on-sale times, contact the Frank
Erwin Center at (512) 477-6060. The box office will open one hour prior to
game time each day of the tournament.

Conference 5A Championship Game Televised
The Conference 5A State Championship game will be televised live on Fox
Sports Net Southwest Saturday, March 12, beginning at 8:00 p.m.

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