As Dierking reported, an OSU student men's basketball season ticket is the most expensive in the country at $242. Students could not purchase individual game tickets at a reduced rate.
We e-mailed Kevin Klintworth, Associate Athletic Director for Oklahoma State University, to see if the special offer was a result of attention brought to the current season ticket prices by the story on NewsOn6.com.
"I can promise you this has been in the works for a while," Klintworth wrote.
Under this offer, for $10, OSU students will be admitted to both remaining games at Gallagher-Iba Arena featuring the Cowboys against Texas and Kansas State. Klintworth said the special offer is courtesy of T. Boone Pickens, who is underwriting the cost of the promotion.
While $10 provides admittance to both games, no single-game $5 tickets are available as part of the promotion.
The arena's floor seating will continue to be reserved for student season ticket holders.
The Cowboys host Texas at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Kansas State visits Stillwater on Tuesday for a 6:30 p.m. tip.
Tickets can be purchased at the Gallagher-Iba Arena ticket office.
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