Aug. 3, 2011
ANAHEIM, Calif. - This year's UCLA Men's Basketball schedule includes an exciting four-game slate at Honda Center. Due to renovations being made to Pauley Pavilion, UCLA will split its entire regular season home schedule between the Los Angeles Sports Arena (14 games) and Honda Center. The team will also play an exhibition game at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario. Tickets for the Honda Center games go on sale Monday, August 8 at 10:00 a.m. and will be available at ticketmaster.com, via charge-by-phone 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster retail locations as well as the Honda Center and UCLA Box Offices.
Included in the four games at Honda Center is the 18th Annual John R. Wooden Classic on Jan. 5, 2012 vs. Arizona. The game will include a number of unique and commemorative elements to honor the event's namesake. In all, the Bruins will play two Pac-12 Conference games in Anaheim, Jan. 5 versus Arizona and Jan. 7 versus Arizona State. The school is also facing Penn on Dec. 10 and UC Davis on Dec. 17 at Honda Center.
Single game tickets, as well as four-game ticket packages will be available for the Honda Center match-ups. Groups of 15 or more can purchase tickets at a discounted rate by calling Honda Center Group Sales at 714-704-2420. Full season plans, which include the Honda Center games, are available for purchase by calling UCLA ticketing at 310-825-2101.
About Honda Center
Honda Center is the premier entertainment and sports venue in Southern California. Recently ranked as one of the top five arenas in the country by Billboard Magazine for 2010, the venue is owned by the city of Anaheim and managed by Anaheim Arena Management. The venue also recently announced a multi-million dollar improvement project, the most significant upgrade to the facility in its history. Included in the plans are a new Grand Terrace indoor-outdoor entertainment area, a 250-seat full service restaurant and significant additions to the venue's food and beverage offerings. The announcement came on the heels of upgrades to the to all 84 luxury suites, replacement of all seats in the arena and the addition of two new marquees outside the busy travel corridors that encircle the arena. The National Hockey League's Anaheim Ducks have called Honda Center home since their inaugural season in the fall of 1993. In addition to Ducks games each year, the arena hosts sporting events such as the annual John R. Wooden Classic and Professional Bull Riders, concerts by top performers including U2, Paul McCartney and the Eagles, and family shows like Stars On Ice, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus as well as the Harlem Globetrotters.