February 4, 2011

New 'Legends of the Dome' to be Unveiled at Feb. 16 and Feb. 24 Basketball Games

Feb. 4, 2011

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - This year's men's and women's basketball "Legends of the Dome" will be introduced to the public at men's and women's games on Feb. 16 and Feb. 24 respectively.

On Wednesday, Feb. 16, when the UCSB men host Cal State Fullerton at 7:00 p.m., the latest addition to the men's lineup of Legends will be introduced at halftime with the unveiling of his banner. The player will be the third men's basketball Legend, joining last year's duo of Brian Shaw and Carrick DeHart.

The women's basketball legend will be introduced and her banner unfurled on Thursday, Feb. 24 when the Gauchos host Long Beach State in a 7:00 p.m. game. The third women's basketball player will join Barbara Beainy and former head coach Mark French who were introduced in 2010.

After the this year's men's and women's Legends are announced, there will be a total of eight adorning the walls of the Thunderdome. In addition to the basketball Legends, women's volleyball Legends Roberta Gehlke and Kathy Gregory are among the honorees.

To purchase tickets for either of the Legends of the Dome games, or any Gaucho game, please call (805) 893-UCSB, visit the Ticket Office located inside the Intercollegiate Athletics building on campus or buy online and print at home by clicking here.