Shock to Host Game 3 at EMU and Game 4 at The Palace of Auburn Hills

Detroit Shock Advance to WNBA Finals for Fourth Time

Auburn Hills, MI - The Detroit Shock advanced to the WNBA finals for the fourth time in the team's 11-year history Monday evening with a 75-73 win over the New York Liberty in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Shock will start the best of five series on the road with game 1 on Wednesday and game 2 on Friday in San Antonio. They will return home to Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center on Sunday, October 5, then back to the Palace of Auburn Hills for game 4 if necessary on Monday, October 6.

For game 3, Eastern Michigan University students, faculty and staff will be eligible for a limited amount of free general admission tickets by showing a valid I.D. at the Convocation Center box office.

Detroit Shock tickets for the WNBA Finals can be purchased at The Palace Box Office, online at www.detroitshock.com, by calling 248-377-0100 or at any TicketMaster outlet. In addition tickets will be available at Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center box office. EMU box office hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and 90 minutes prior to tip off on game days. Shock tickets can also be purchased over the phone through EMU by calling (734) 487-2282 Monday through Friday 10a.m. - 9 p.m.

The game schedule for the 2008 WNBA Finals is as follows (all times Eastern):

Game Date Teams Location Time TV
Game 1 Wed., Oct. 1 Detroit at San Antonio AT&T Center 7:30 p.m. ESPN2
Game 2 Fri., Oct. 3 Detroit at San Antonio AT&T Center 7:30 p.m. ESPN2
Game 3 Sun., Oct. 5 San Antonio at Detroit Eastern Michigan University 4:30 p.m. ESPN2
Game 4* Mon., Oct. 6 San Antonio at Detroit The Palace of Auburn Hills 7:30 p.m. ESPN2
Game 5* Thurs., Oct. 9 Detroit at San Antonio AT&T Center 7:30 p.m. ESPN2

* If necessary