Two ways to watch the game from home

Social media / white out

All fans are encouraged to wear white as we will attempt to "WHITE OUT" the Pavilion.

Also, help spread the word across social media by using the hashtag, #PackThePavilion, on Twitter, Faceboook and Instagram.

#PackThePavilion for the GNAC men’s basketball game at Saint Martin’s University

January 16, 2014

Come #PackThePavilion Thursday, Jan. 23, and get a chance to be on live television as the Saint Martin’s Saints men’s basketball team takes on the University of Alaska Nanooks at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. The GNAC game begins at 9 p.m. on the Lacey campus in Marcus Pavilion, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE. All fans are encouraged to wear white to "White Out" the Pavilion.

GNAC Game of the Week - televised on ROOT SPORTS

The game will be broadcast live on ROOT Sports, the home of the Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Mariners and the Portland Timbers, as well as numerous other professional and collegiate sports teams in the Pacific Northwest. The ROOT Sports regional networks combine to reach 9 million homes across 18 states.

Ticket information

Take part in a tailgate sponsored by Campus Life and SMU SAAC before the game starting at 7:30 pm at the TUB and on the black top basketball court. Students can pick up their free t-shirt, ticket and get a Saints Nation scarf as well.

There will be face painting, sign making, free food and live music as well as a chance to win great prizes. Play carnival games to win raffle tickets for a chance to win an iPad!

Ways to get raffle tickets:

  • Come to the tailgate
  • Play carnival games
  • Use the hashtag #PackThePavilion
  • Best sign contest
  • Best dressed

Students keep an eye on @SMUSAAC and @SMUSaints on Twitter as well as SaintsAthletics on Instagram for ways to get raffle tickets and win prizes!

Alumni of Saint Martin’s University are invited to attend a pre-game alumni rally 7-9 p.m. in the Worthington Conference Center, located at the same address as Marcus Pavilion.

Alumni are asked to RSVP to receive a complimentary ticket. For more information about the rally, call 360-438-4366.

General admission tickets can be purchased at the door in a 2-for-1 deal (two tickets for the price of one) at the following prices: adults, $6; seniors, military and non-Saint Martin’s students with ID, $4; children aged 12-18, $3.

Members of the public can also reserve 2-for-1 tickets, which are priced at $8 for adults, by calling 360-438-4305.

Seats are limited.

Ticket prices

Reserved section General admission
  • Adults - $8.00
  • Seniors / non-SMU students w/ID / military - $4.00
  • Kids (12-18) - $3.00
  • Adults - $6.00
  • Seniors / non-SMU students w/ID / military - $4.00
  • Kids (12-18) - $3.00


Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year, coeducational university located on a wooded campus of more than 300 acres in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 14 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 23 majors and seven graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education, nursing and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes more than 1,100 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its Lacey campus, and 300 more undergraduate students to its extension campuses located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Centralia College. Visit the Saint Martin’s University website at

For additional information:

Bob Grisham
Director, Athletics

Meg Nugent Dwyer
Media relations manager