Promotions, Giveaways and More Highlight Basketball Season

With an exciting basketball season upon us, UCSB Athletics is pleased to announce several promotions for the entire 2011-12 year to make every Gaucho fan's experience that much better.

Season tickets for both the men's and women's basketball teams – each of which is a defending Big West champion – are still available for one low price. Fans can combine season tickets and receive a special rate! Click here for more details or call (805) 893-UCSB (8272).

UCSB will induct two new Legends of the 'Dome as former men's basketball head coach Jerry Pimm will be unveiled on Nov. 30 when the Gauchos host UNLV and former women's basketball star Erin Alexander will be inducted on Feb. 4 when the Gauchos host Cal Poly. Click here for more details about the two newest legends.

UCSB Athletics also has tons of promotions for youths which include autograph sessions after games and much, much more if they are part of the GKids program which is available for children in eighth grade or younger. GKids gets kids into games for free, the official GKids T-shirt and much more. Click here for more details.

Some of the great promotional gameday experiences will include the annual women's basketball Pink Zone game, which is on Feb. 11 vs. Cal State Bakersfield, to raise breast cancer awareness. UCSB Athletics will again participate in the Soles 4 Souls campaign and the Gaucho Salute when UCSB will honor its military personnel.

And, of course, UCSB Athletics has great plans for the Locos! As part of the Unleash the Loco program – unleashtheloco.com – students will have the chance to win $5,000 from Montecito Bank and Trust and an iPad2. Other giveaways include an Olé mustache, rally towels, water bottles and more! Plus, students are encouraged to sign up for the Loco Pass where they receive bus trips to the Big West Tournament and the Cal Poly game. Click here for more details.

For information on tickets, including Big West + 1 where fans can choose between the UNLV or San Diego State men's basketball games and get to see all the Big West games, please click here.