|Updated: 12/11/2012 2:26 pm
||Published: 12/11/2012 2:22 pm
T. Boone Pickens is doing his part to have a packed house at the OSU/Gonzaga men’s basketball game on New Year’s Eve.
The Oklahoma State Athletic’s website reports Pickens purchased the remaining 4,000 tickets to the game and will be giving the tickets to Cowboys fans for free.
Pickens talked to the site and posted on twitter about the purchases saying, "I thought long and hard about what gift I could give my fellow OSU Cowboys this year," Pickens said. "I couldn't find enough basketballs, but I did find enough basketball tickets. Let's put them to good use, pack Gallagher-Iba for the Gonzaga game, and put a great exclamation point on a promising OSU basketball season under Coach Ford."
Tickets will be available starting on Wednesday morning and can be picked up at the OSU ticket office in Gallagher-Iba Arena on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be a limit of six tickets per individual. The OSU ticket office operates from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.