New Basketball Floor Set To Go Down Thursday

Head coach Jerod Haase and his team will play on a new floor at Bartow Arena this season.

Nov. 6, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The 2013-14 UAB men's basketball team will not be the only one making a debut on Friday against Columbus State. UAB athletics is set to lay down a new basketball floor that will go down just in time for the Blazers' season-opener that is slated to start at 7 p.m.

Fans are encouraged to come out and get a first look at the new floor on Friday as the Blazers tip off their second season under head coach Jerod Haase

"We are excited about the new floor and feel like it will bring an extra flare to Bartow Arena," Haase said. "I think fans are going to be blown away by it, and I am very appreciative of everyone who was involved in making this happen."

Fans can purchase tickets to Friday's game by calling the UAB Athletics Ticket Office at 205-975-8221. 

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