Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-11-26

Howard College of Arts and Sciences will be host its second annual alumni basketball event this Saturday, Dec. 1, as the Samford men take on Georgia Southern University and the women battle Wofford College.

The alumni event will begin at 11 a.m. with a Full Moon BBQ lunch in the west concourse of the Pete Hanna Center. At 11:30 a.m. we will share recent highlights of the ASPIRE undergraduate research program. Samford vs. Georgia Southern begins at 12 p.m. and Samford vs. Wofford begins at 2 p.m. Past ASPIRE participants, faculty and donors will be honored on-court.

Meal tickets are $5 per person, payable at the event.

Discounted game tickets are available online for $5 per person using the discount code "ASPIRE". One ticket covers both games. Additional discounts are available for large groups by calling (205) 726-3641.

Samford employees are eligible for 2 free tickets to the games (show Samford ID).

RSVP to by Wednesday, Nov. 28
About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.