ELON, N.C. – Join the Elon University men’s and women’s basketball teams on Friday night, Oct. 21, for the annual Late Night With the Phoenix event inside Alumni Gym. Admission is free with general admission seating. The event kicks off at 8:30 p.m. with doors set to open at 8:15 p.m.
Late Night With the Phoenix celebrates the beginning of the Elon basketball season and gives fans the opportunity to check out both programs as they prepare for their upcoming season.
In addition to the Late Night With the Phoenix event, the festivities will begin at 5 p.m. with the ‘Rock the Block’ party on Young Commons between the Moseley Center and Haggard Ave. The event will feature a variety of music, food, games, and also autograph sessions with both men’s and women’s basketball teams.
Fans will also have the chance to win prizes throughout the night, which includes tickets for the men’s game against Duke on Dec. 21 in Greensboro, the women’s game at North Carolina on Dec. 4, and tickets to the 2017 CAA Basketball Championships. The men’s tournament will be held March 3-6 in North Charleston, S.C., before the women’s tournament in Harrisonburg, Va., on March 8-11.
The event will be video streamed live and for free on Phoenix All-Access. The link for the video stream is HERE.
Here’s a schedule of the events that will be taking place on Oct. 21:
5-9pm – ‘Rock the Block’ party
7-8:10pm – Autograph session with basketball teams
8:15pm – Alumni Gym Opens
8:30-10pm – Late Night With the Phoenix
Season tickets for the 2016-17 season are on sale now and are the only way to guarantee your seat in Alumni Gym this season. To purchase season tickets, order online or call the Elon Ticket Office at 336-278-6750.