Hawk Talk with Mark Mangino to Start Thursday

Aug. 30, 2006

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The first edition of Head Coach Mark Mangino’s weekly radio show — Hawk Talk — begins Thursday at 6:06 p.m. and can be heard on any of the Jayhawk Radio Network stations. KU fans are invited to attend the event which airs live from the Holiday Inn Convention Center located at 200 McDonald Drive in Lawrence.

Coach Mangino and host Bob Davis will preview this weekend’s action against Northwestern State and answer questions from the audience and callers. KU Alumni Association members who attend the event will receive 20% off the buffet price by showing their valid membership ID. In addition, several members of the KU spirit squad will be in attendance.

Earlier this week, University of Kansas officials announced that season ticket sales had reached an all-time record of 28,100, surpassing the previous record of 27,700 set in 1969, following Kansas’ Orange Bowl season.

Including the Sept. 2 home-opener against Northwestern State, KU will play seven games at Memorial Stadium, including conference tilts against Kansas State, Texas A&M, Oklahoma State and Colorado. Public season tickets are $225. Faculty/staff season tickets are $180 and recent graduate packages are $150 (2004-06 graduation date). Family-Zone packages are also available for $300. The Family -Zone, located in the North Bowl, includes two adult and two youth general admission tickets. Fans can purchase 2006 tickets online – kuathletics.com – or by contacting the ticket office at 800-34-HAWKS.