Tickets for -WNBA vs. USA Basketball: The Stars at the Sun" Available for Purchase April 8
April 6, 2010
This summer the USA Basketball Women's National Team, led by University of Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, will go up against a team of top WNBA players in 'The Stars at the Sun' on Saturday, July 10 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Fans will be able to purchase tickets for this summer's -WNBA vs. USA Basketball: The Stars at the Sun" nationwide beginning on April 8. Tickets will be available online at Ticketmaster.com or WNBA.com/tickets, or call 1-877-WNBA-TIX. Tickets will also be available at team box offices, Ticketmaster outlets, and at the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
The Stars at the Sun will showcase the world's best female basketball players under one roof when the WNBA's top talent faces the USA Basketball Women's National Team on July 10. This special event, hosted by the WNBA and the Connecticut Sun, will be nationally televised on ESPN with tip-off scheduled for 3:30 p.m. EDT.
Included on the 2009-12 USA Basketball Women's National Team, which will use this game as part of its training for the 2010 FIBA World Championship are: Seimone Augustus (Minnesota Lynx), Alana Beard (Washington Mystics), Sue Bird (Seattle Storm), Swin Cash (Seattle Storm), Tamika Catchings (Indiana Fever), Tina Charles (University of Connecticut), Shameka Christon (Chicago Sky), Candice Dupree (Phoenix Mercury), Sylvia Fowles (Chicago Sky), Lindsey Harding (Washington Mystics), Asjha Jones (Connecticut Sun), Kara Lawson (Connecticut Sun), Angel McCoughtry (Atlanta Dream), Renee Montgomery (Connecticut Sun), Maya Moore (University of Connecticut), Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury), Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks), Cappie Pondexter (New York Liberty), Lindsay Whalen (Minnesota Lynx) and Candice Wiggins.
Assisting Auriemma through the 2010 FIBA World Championship are DePaul University head coach Doug Bruno and Los Angeles Sparks head coach Jennifer Gillom.