Columbia Basketball Coaches Night Set for Thursday, November 5 at Metro 53
Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics

NEW YORK – Columbia fans, the 2009-10 basketball season is right around the corner.  Don't miss this unique opportunity to meet Columbia men's basketball head coach Joe Jones and women's basketball head coach Paul Nixon.  The coaches will talk about their teams and answer your questions as both teams gear up for their seasons.

The event will take place on Thursday, November 5 in midtown Manhattan at Metro 53, located at 307 East 53rd Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenue), beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Admission is free and there will be appetizers, a cash bar and special giveaways throughout the night.
The Columbia men will open the 2009-10 season at DePaul on Tuesday, November 17 at 8:30 p.m. and will begin their home slate on Friday, November 20 at Levien Gym vs. Longwood at 7 p.m.

The Columbia women will open their season at home on Friday, November 13 against Sacred Heart at Levien Gym at 7 p.m.

Columbia Basketball tickets are available online, by calling 888-LIONS-11 or stopping by the Athletics Ticket Office in the Dodge Fitness Center during normal business hours.