Tickets for West Virginia University men's basketball non-conference home games will go on sale Monday at 9 a.m. Tickets can be ordered at wvugame.com, by calling 1-800-WVU-GAME or at the Mountaineer Ticket Office in the WVU Colesium. Family Day packages for games against Virginia Tech and Eastern Kentucky also go on sale Monday. Four tickets, four drinks, four hot dogs and one bucket of popcorn can be purchased for $60 by calling 1-800-WVU-GAME. Family Day packages must be purchased in advance.
TECH BASKETBALL: WVU Tech has announced it will host the 2012-13 Association of Independent Institutions men's and women's basketball tournament March 1-3, 2013.
Joining WVU Tech in the men's tournament will be Allen University, California State University San Marcos, Morris College, Robert Morris College, Springfield and Voorhees College. CSU San Marcos will not play in the women's event.
SENIOR GOLF: Cross Lanes' Tom Spriggs won his second West Virginia Senior Series event in a row at Brier Patch Golf Course in Beckley.
Spriggs fired a 2-under-par 70 to win the event's Silver Division and claim the overall low round of the day award. Hurricane's Harold Payne and Huntington's Steve Fox tied for the lead in the Senior Division, with each shooting a 77.
MU SPORTS: Marshall will host the second-annual West Virginia Games, a competition for all West Virginia colleges that field swimming and diving teams, starting today.
Seven schools - Marshall, West Virginia, WVU Tech, West Virginia Wesleyan, Davis & Elkins, Wheeling Jesuit and Fairmont State - will compete in the two-day event. WVU is the defending champion. Events being at 4 p.m.
Marshall baseball will begin its annual Fall World Series today at 3 p.m. Games will run through Sunday and will also take place Oct. 19-21.
A potential game seven would take place the following week. Pitchers Wayland Moore will face the Green team's Chase Boster in today's game with Zachary Shockley scheduled to go against St. Albans native Michael Taylor on Saturday.