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Special promotions in place for ASU/UALR games at Convocation Center

JONESBORO, Ark. (AStateRedWolves.com) – The Arkansas State University Athletics Department encourages all Red Wolves fans to show your support by wearing red as part of rivalry week as the ASU women's and men's basketball teams host instate rival UALR at the ASU Convocation Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

The women's game against the Trojans will be held this Wednesday (Feb. 13) at 7:05 p.m. (CT) while the men's contest takes place Thursday (Feb. 14) on Valentine's Day, starting at 7:05 p.m.

Both teams are presently in strong contention to capture the Sun Belt Conference West Division title as the women's team leads their division to date.  The men's squad is just a half-game out of occupying the top placing and will battle divisional leader UALR in a showdown for sole possession of first place.

The women's contest promotion is Daddy/Child Date Night in which a purchase of one upper level ticket will allow for a second ticket free of charge.  Additional tickets for children can also be purchased for $4 apiece.

The men's matchup with UALR is Couples Night 2-for-1 promotion and those in attendance are in for a special treat as Memphis' widely-acclaimed and NBA entertainment circuit acrobatic group "The Beale Street Flippers" will be featured at halftime.  The Flippers have been featured on "America's Got Talent" and are regular halftime performers at Memphis Grizzlies basketball games.

Fans who buy one upper level ticket for this Thursday's contest are entitled to a second ticket at no cost.  A number of Valentine's Day prizes and giveaways will also be distributed during the game.

For more information about these promotions, please contact the ASU Athletics Marketing Department at (870) 972-3880.

Tickets for both this week's ASU-UALR hardwood contests along with next Saturday's (Feb. 23) regular-season home finale against Troy are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling the ASU Ticket Office at (870) 972-2781 or 1-888-ASU-FANS.

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