Big 12 Championship tickets are on sale

By University of | Feb. 06, 2008, 4:59 p.m. (ET)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Fans interested in attending the 12th annual Big 12 Wrestling Championships in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, March 8, are encouraged to call the Oklahoma State box office at 1-877-255-4678 to purchase tickets. Reserved tickets for the all-day event are $20, while general admission is $15.

Missouri currently has section 101 reserved in Gallagher Iba Arena, and Tiger fans are encouraged to request a seat in the Missouri section when calling to purchase tickets.

"It's always great to have a big cheering section," Head Coach Brian Smith said. "Gallagher Iba can be a tough environment to compete in. Having fans there cheering you on really helps the team and provides for a great atmosphere."

This marks the second time in Big 12 history that OSU has hosted the prestigious event. The Cowboys last hosted in 2001. Missouri served as host last season and tied a program high second place finish at the event.

Currently, all five Big 12 wrestling programs are ranked among the top-20 in the nation, while 37 individual Big 12 grapplers are ranked among their respective weight class. A total of 38 Big 12 wrestlers will advance from tournament competition into the NCAA Championships.