Gamecock fans can get two season-opening basketball games for the price of one on Friday.
People who purchase tickets to the women’s game against No. 5 Xavier at 6:30 p.m. in Colonial Life Arena can sit in sections 110, 111 and 112 for the men's game against Elon. The men are scheduled to tip-off at 9 p.m.
And fans with tickets to the men's game can watch the women for free on Friday night. They can sit anywhere except sections 104 and 105 for the women’s contest.
USC will sell tickets for women's game through the first 10 minutes of the second half before switching to sell seats for the men's game.
Parking will cost $5 because of the doubleheader Friday. Normally, parking is free for women's games.