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Fan information for alumni game and intrasquad scrimmage

Purdue released more details for Saturday's men's basketball alumni game and intrasquad scrimmage. The event begins at 2 p.m. with the alumni game. An intrasquad scrimmage featuring this year's men's basketball team follows.

Here's what was provided in a news release.


The alumni game will be played in two 20-minute halves. The intrasquad scrimmage will consist of three 10-minute periods to simulate what the Boilermakers will see on their upcoming tour of Italy.


More than 3,000 tickets have been sold and the reserved seating in the lower bowl has sold out. General admission tickets for the upper bowl remain available through the Purdue Athletic Ticket Office at $5 per ticket. Children two years of age and younger will be admitted free.

The Athletic Ticket Office will open at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday for walk-up sales and will call. Fans will be permitted to enter the playing arena at 1 p.m.

Purdue students may show their valid student ID at the Athletic Ticket Office to receive one free ticket to the alumni game/intrasquad scrimmage.

Tickets may be purchased online at, by calling (800) 49-SPORT or in person at the Purdue Athletic Ticket Office.


The majority of the parking lots around Mackey Arena will be open free of charge on a first come, first served basis. Parking for the F Lot (adjacent to the Mollenkpf Athletic Center) will be by permit only, and P Lot (west side of Mackey Arena) will be held for game officials.

Handicap parking is available in H Lot, north of the football practice field. Handicap shuttle service will begin one hour prior to the alumni game/intrasquad scrimmage.

For a detailed overview of parking availability,view the map at


Current Purdue men's basketball players will be available for autographs on the Mackey Arena concourse from 1-1:45 p.m. The first 1,500 fans will receive an autograph card produced by Purdue Athletics for the event, but fans are also welcome to bring their own memorabilia. Limit autograph items to one per person.


Mackey Arena concessions, located on the concourse level, will be open for the alumni game/intrasquad scrimmage.


Purdue Pride will be open on the Mackey Arena concourse.


The Purdue promotions staff will be set up on the concourse level prior to the alumni game/intrasquad scrimmage. There will also be giveaways during halftime of the intrasquad scrimmage.

Club Areas

The West Club, located on the concourse level of Mackey Arena, will be open. Neither the Wooden Club nor Spurgeon Club will be available for use that day.