Sept. 29, 2005
BOCA RATON, FL - As the 2005-06 Florida Atlantic University basketball seasons near, Florida Atlantic University will be hosting the FAU Tip-off Dinner, to be held 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the FAU Gymnasium.
The evening will feature the FAU coaches, as well as Miami Heat head coach Stan Van Gundy. Those in attendance will have the unique opportunity to speak with all three coaches. Doherty begins his first season at FAU while Dugan enters her seventh season. Van Gundy led the Heat to the Eastern Conference Finals a season ago.
Florida Atlantic's men's basketball season begins Nov. 18 at Colgate. Prior to that, the Owls host an exhibition, Nov. 13, against Florida Tech. The women's team hosts two exhibitions before opening its regular season Nov. 18-19 with the FAU Tip-Off Classic.
Tickets for the FAU Tip-Off Dinner are $20 for adults and $35 per couple. Children under the age of 13 and accompanied by their parents will be admitted at no charge. The price includes food and drinks.
Fans are encouraged to sign up early as space is limited. Please call (561) 297-0097 or register online at www.fausports.com.