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Alumni contest, intrasquad game set for Aug. 4

The Purdue basketball team will hold an intrasquad scrimmage and an alumni game Aug. 4 at Mackey Arena.

The alumni game begins at 2 p.m. Chris Kramer, Brian Cardinal, Keaton Grant, Troy Lewis,

Tarrance Crump, Carson Cunningham, Marcus Green, Matt Kiefer, Kenneth Lowe, Todd Mitchell, Bobby Riddell, Ryne Smith, David Teague and Mark Wohlford are among the players scheduled to appear.

The intrasquad game follows.

"We’re thrilled to be able to hold these two games this summer," Purdue coach Matt Painter said in a statement. "We’re in a unique situation with the 10 practices we have to prepare for our Italy trip, and we’re able to use one of those practices for the intrasquad scrimmage. I’m excited for our fans to get an early look at our current team, and I’m equally excited to honor our former players and get them back in Mackey Arena."

Tickets will be $10 for the lower level (reserved) and $5 for the upper level (general admission).

Premium seat holders for men’s basketball can purchase their normal seat ticket locations from June 18-20. All John Purdue Club members can begin purchasing tickets on June 21, with a priority deadline of July 3. Seating assignments will be made by using the John Purdue Club priority points system.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on July 9. Tickets may be purchased online at, by calling (800) 49-SPORT or in person at the Purdue Athletic Ticket Office.