Badgers head back to Meridian Centre for basketball doubleheader

The Brock Badgers are ready to paint the Meridian red.The men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the Ryerson Rams in a key mid-season doubleheader at the Meridian Centre in downtown St. Catharines on Friday, Jan. 27.Just in time for last-minute gift shoppers, tickets are now on sale for the Paint the Meridian Red game through Ticketmaster online. Both general admission tickets and courtside options are available. Prices are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and $35 for courtside. Members of the Brock Community can enter the promo code GoBadgers on Ticketmaster to purchase $8 general admission tickets. Brock alumni are also invited to attend the games and can purchase the discounted tickets using code BrockAlumni. More than 1,000 free tickets for Brock students will be available from the Walker Complex Welcome Desk starting Jan. 23.Brock Sports is hoping the game surpasses the previous Brock attendance record of 3,532 fans set at the Meridian Centre during the Steel Blade Hockey Game in September.The doubleheader will start with the Badgers women tipping off at 6 p.m. Ryerson currently sits sixth in the country with a 6-1 record while the Badgers have a 2-4 record, putting them third in the OUA Central Division.The men’s game will follow at 8 p.m. when the Badgers, ranked sixth in the nation with a 4-2 record, play the Rams, ranked fifth with a perfect 7-0 record. read more