Defending Champions Vermont Frost Heaves Travel To Atlanta To Face Vision
Duluth, GA. March 7, 2008 - It will be the main event in Gwinnett County on Tuesday night, March 11th at 7:30pm as the #1 team in the North, 2007 defending ABA champions, Vermont Frost Heaves will battle the #1 team in the South, 2006 and 2008 division champions, Atlanta Vision at the Gwinnett Center. This will be the Vision's last regular season home game at the Gwinnett Center prior to the playoffs. Both Vermont and the Vision have only lost four games. Both teams have clinched their division championship. Both teams are looking to make a statement, however, only one will be victorious. A classic tale will unfold as two champions push towards triumph on this blockbuster Tuesday.
Vermont Frost Heaves are owned by Sports Illustrated writer Alex Wolff and this will be Vermont's first trip to Atlanta. The Frost Heaves will arrive on Monday afternoon and conduct their shoot around at the prestigious LIFE TIME Fitness Sugarloaf, official fitness and practice facility of the Atlanta Vision. The Frost Heaves will be staying at the luxurious Hilton Atlanta Northeast, Atlanta Vision's official hotel partner. Outstanding facilities, warm weather, and southern hospitality will showcase why Gwinnett County was chosen as the Vision's home.
Atlanta Vision's record is 9-4 and they have remained undefeated at home for the 2007-08 season and have clinched the 2008 Division Championship. March 11th is Fan Appreciation Night. Throughout the game fans will receive mini basketballs, t-shirts, posters, and numerous prizes and give-a-ways. Vision General Manager and Georgia Tech Hall of Fame inductee, Dennis "3-D" Scott will be in attendance to sign autographs alongside Vision players and dancers after the game.
Doors open at 6:30 PM with a 7:30 PM tip-off at the Gwinnett Center. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Gwinnett Center Box Office. For group rates and team packages, call (770) 482-7994 or visit www.atlvision.com.
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