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January 19, 2007 12:36 ET

Media Advisory: Media Invited to Play Basketball Prior to the MBNA Capital Hoops Classic

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 19, 2007) - On Monday, Jan. 22, Scotiabank Place is inviting members of the local media to come to the arena to try out the basketball court installed for the inaugural MBNA Capital Hoops Classic, which will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 8 p.m.

Media are invited on to the court to practise their basketball skills a day prior to the event, which will see the men's basketball teams from Carleton University and the University of Ottawa take the floor in front of 8,000 fans. Carleton (12-0) is currently the No. 1 team in Canada, while the University of Ottawa (10-2) sits at No. 7

From 11:15 am. until 12:15 p.m., the court will be reserved for use by the media. If numbers allow, teams will be formed for a recreational game.

Who: Members of the media

When: Monday, Jan. 22, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where: Scotiabank Place

Those persons interested in playing are asked to RSVP to Brian Morris. Media representatives are asked to enter Scotiabank Place through the loading dock entrance. Change rooms will be provided for both men and women. Please bring appropriate indoor footwear.

Contact Information

  • Brian Morris
    613-599-0289