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Altitude Host Inaugural Mountain Hoops Tip-off

November 26, 2003 - NBA G League (G League) - Asheville Altitude News Release

Asheville, NC., November 26, 2003 - The Asheville Altitude will take center stage as they host the Inaugural Mountain Hoops Tip-off, Sunday, November 30, beginning at 1:00 PM at the Asheville Civic Center. The tip-off, highlighted by a pre-game double header by the men and women’s basketball teams of UNC-Asheville, concludes with an exciting NBDL home opening match-up as the Altitude takes on the Huntsville Flight.

The Mountain Hoops Tip-off features three games for the price of one, beginning with the Lady Bulldogs in a match-up against the Lady Tigers of Tennessee State University. The men will follow, facing the UNC-Charlotte 49ers, beginning at 3:15 PM.

The Asheville Altitude tips off their home opener against the Flight beginning at 6:15 PM.

"The Asheville Altitude is thrilled to participate with the UNC-Asheville men and women’s basketball team in presenting the Inaugural Mountain Hoops Tip-off," said Team President, Alfred White. "This is a good opportunity for our community to close out the Thanksgiving weekend with a day of non-stop basketball action."

Fans can purchase a ticket for all three games by calling the Asheville Altitude at (828) 782-1004 or visiting the Altitude or Civic Center Box Offices or online at Tickets are available in the upper and lower bowl seating sections and prices range from $9, $15, $30, and $35. Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more and children.

Altitude season tickets are still available and offer numerous options for all entertainment needs. Currently fans many purchase, full, partial, flex, mini or group packages.

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