NIU Alumni Day Basketball Doubleheader


Saturday, Feb. 19

The NIU men's and women's basketball teams are holding their annual "Cram the Convo" doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at the NIU Convocation Center.

In conjunction with the event, the NIU Alumni Association is holding its Alumni Day and hopes to "Cram the Convo" with our alumni.

Alumni Day will be held between games from 2-4 p.m. at Victor E. Court and will feature 2021 Mid-American Conference Football Coach of the Year Thomas Hammock, snacks, hot chocolate and raffles. All dues-paying members of the NIU Alumni Association will receive a gift. Everybody's favorite live mascot Mission II will also be available for pictures!

The NIUAA has secured a special ticket price for our alumni, which includes both games for $5. The women's basketball team will tip off at 1 p.m., and the men's basketball game will get underway at 3:30 p.m.

Purchase your $5 tickets here for the men's basketball game. These tickets will also be honored at the women's basketball game. 

Use the button below to RSVP for the Alumni Day event at Victor E. Court.


Event Details

Saturday, Feb. 19
1 p.m.—NIU Women's Basketball vs. Western Michigan
2-4 p.m.—NIUAA Alumni Day Reception at Victor E. Court
3:30 p.m.—NIU Men's Basketball vs. Miami (OH)

$5 for both games


2:00PM - 4:00PM Sat 19 Feb 2022, Central timezone


NIU Convocation Center
1525 W. Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, IL

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