BERKELEY – California men’s basketball fans planning on making the trip to Hawaii for the prestigious EA Sports Maui Invitational can guarantee game tickets to see their Golden Bears compete against some of the best college basketball teams in the nation Nov. 25-27, as the school’s limited allotment is now on sale.
The three-game ticket package is independent of any travel package previously announced for the tournament. The general admission seats are priced at $342, giving you access to each of Cal’s three games in the tournament without the obligation to purchase additional transportation or lodging packages.
Tickets are available online by clicking here or by calling the Cal Athletic Ticket Office at (800) G-O-B-E-A-R-S (462-3277).
The championship round of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational will feature eight of the top teams in college basketball. Joining Cal in the three-day tournament will be Arkansas, Baylor, Dayton, Gonzaga, Minnesota, Syracuse and host Chaminade. These eight programs will face off during Thanksgiving week competing to hoist the Wayne Duke Championship Trophy.
Cal will face Arkansas in its opening game of the championship round on Monday, Nov. 25 at noon (PT) at Maui’s oceanfront 2,400-seat Lahaina Civic Center. The Bears will face either Syracuse or Minnesota in their next game on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Cal faced the Orange in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in San Jose, Calif. last season, falling 66-60. The championship game of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational will be Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. (PT).
The other three championship-round matchups on Nov. 25 include Minnesota-Syracuse (2:30 p.m. PT), Baylor-Chaminade (6:30 p.m. PT) and Dayton-Gonzaga (9 p.m. PT).
The Golden Bears return four starters, five of their top seven scorers, and their top-two rebounders from a 21-win campaign last season, while also welcoming in a top-20 recruiting class this fall. Cal capped its winningest five-year stretch in more than 50 years with an appearance in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in 2012-13. Head coach Mike Montgomery, the NCAA’s ninth-winningest active Division I men’s basketball coach with 656 victories, enters his sixth season in Berkeley as the fourth-winningest coach (272 career league wins) in Pac-12 history.