PHILADELPHIA – Temple University
's men's basketball exhibition game against Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will be broadcast live by 1210 AM WPHT, the home of Temple Basketball. The game will be held at the Liacouras Center on Thursday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. All ticket sales from this game will be donated to One America Appeal to benefit those impacted by the recent hurricanes that hit Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.
Fans can purchase a reserved ticket for the event for $10; Temple and Jefferson student tickets are free with valid student IDs. Tickets are available online CLICK HERE
or by calling the Temple Ticket Office at (215) 204-TIXX.
In keeping with the spirit of the Hurricane Relief effort, Temple play-by-play announcer Kevin Copp
and color analyst John Baum will donate their game checks to One America Appeal. Copp is filling in for Harry Donahue, who will be traveling with the Temple Football team.
"We appreciate the generosity of our radio partner, WPHT, as well as Kevin and John," said Temple University
Senior Associate Athletic Director Larry Dougherty
. "We also would like to thank our multimedia rights partner Learfield for creating advertisements to generate donations for the Hurricane Relief efforts that will run throughout the broadcast."
"We are proud to be the broadcast home of Temple Basketball for the past 17 years. WPHT has a long history of philanthropic endeavors as supported by our charitable listeners, and airing this game is the perfect way to raise awareness for such a valuable cause," said David Yadgaroff, Vice President/General Manager, CBS Radio-Philadelphia.
Temple opens its 2017-18 regular season at the Gildan Charleston Classic on Thursday, Nov. 16 against Old Dominion (2 pm/ESPN3/1210 AM WPHT). The Owls' home opener is not until Wednesday, Dec. 6 versus Wisconsin (7 pm/ESPNU/1210 AM WPHT).
Season tickets are on sale now in select locations. Call the Temple Ticket Sales Office at 215-204-8499. Ticket prices are ($169 – upper level); ($299 - lower level baseline); and ($429 - lower level sideline). Temple faculty and staff are able to receive discounts on season tickets. Youth season tickets are available for only $130 in all price levels.