Archive for Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Legends of the Phog exhibition sold out

Boston’s Paul Pierce celebrates a basket by his Celtics teammates in this file photo. Pierce will be returning to Allen Fieldhouse for the Legends of the Phog exhibition game on Sept. 24.

Boston’s Paul Pierce celebrates a basket by his Celtics teammates in this file photo. Pierce will be returning to Allen Fieldhouse for the Legends of the Phog exhibition game on Sept. 24.

September 6, 2011

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The Legends of the Phog exhibition game — scheduled for 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, in Allen Fieldhouse — is sold out, the KU athletic department announced Tuesday.

The general public bought the last of the remaining tickets by 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Former KU coaches Larry Brown and Ted Owens will coach a collection of former KU players who have been part of three NCAA titles, 54 conference championships, 13 Final Fours and 2,038 all-time victories.

A portion of the proceeds will be dontated in memory of former KU assistant coach Neil Dougherty, who died in the summer. KU officials are working directly with the Dougherty family on specifics, including one of his favorite local charities: The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence.

Confirmed attendees (as of Sept. 6, 2011):

Cole Aldrich

Mario Chalmers

Nick Collison

Xavier Henry

Darnell Jackson

Marcus Morris

Markieff Morris

Greg Ostertag

Paul Pierce

Scot Pollard

Brandon Rush

Darnell Valentine

Julian Wright

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