The Shootout is coming

The season of hoops is quickly approaching. In less than a week, the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout will tip-off for the 35th time.

The basketball starts Nov. 20 and runs through Nov. 24. As always, Sullivan Arena is hosting the action.

In addition to Alaska Anchorage, the women’s field includes Utah State, North Dakota State and Prairie View A&M. Their tournament takes place Nov. 20-21.

The Alaska Anchorage men’s team will be in a bracket with Belmont, Charlotte, UC Riverside, Loyola Marymount, Northeastern, Texas State and Oral Roberts. Their tournament is scheduled for Nov. 21-24.

Tickets are already on sale to the public. They can be purchased online at or in person at the Sullivan Arena box office. UAA students can pick up three tickets to the sessions of their choosing for no cost from the Student Union Information Desk.

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