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Bearcat Athletics News

Court dedication ceremony honors Gordie James, involves alumni

A recent renovation of the floor in Cone Fieldhouse is complete, and an official ceremony dedicating the floor as the "Gordie James Court" is slated for Nov. 20 at 7 p.m., just before the Willamette home opener vs. Northwest Christian College.

Alumni and friends are encouraged to make this their first home game of the season and enjoy the special opportunity to hang out with longtime former coach James.

Bearcat basketball to play last-chance game at University of Oregon's Mac Court

It's been a fixture of Oregon athletics for years, but after this year, Mac Court will no longer host basketball games. Years ago, Willamette played an historic opening game against the Ducks at their beloved facility, and now the two universities have arranged a special rematch in light of the end of such an era.

Before the game, there will be a reception with light appetizers and no-host adult beverages. We’ll also be treated to a pre-game talk from Willamette Head Coach Kip Ioane '01.

Final Bearcat/Duck game at Mac Court

Dec. 11, 2010

5 – 6:30 p.m.

Pre-game reception in Gerlinger 219 (U of O campus) View a map

7 p.m.       

Tip-off at MAC Court

100 tickets are available to Willamette alumni on a first come, first serve basis. Cost is $15 per person (includes pre-game reception), and we heartily recommend that you act quickly to claim your seats!

Important note: All guests will need to pick up their tickets at Gerlinger 219 by 6:30 p.m. the day of the event even if you are not attending the pre-game reception. 

Buy tickets and RSVP online at www.willamettealumni.com/maccourt.