NIU Alumni Day Basketball Doubleheader

Cram the Convo NIU Basketball Double Header Saturday, Feb. 18.

Saturday, Feb. 18

The NIU men's and women's basketball teams are holding their annual "Cram the Convo" doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the NIU Convocation Center.

In conjunction with the event, we are holding our Alumni Day and hope to "Cram the Convo" with our alumni.

Alumni Day will be held between games from 2-4 p.m. in the South Lobby and will feature a short program, snacks, hot chocolate and raffles. Fans will also receive NIU-branded gloves from Northwestern Medicine as a gameday giveaway! 

Enter the South Lobby from the south side of the arena.

We have secured a special ticket price for our alumni, which includes both games for $6. 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 $6 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.

Questions? Please contact Assistant Director of NIU Foundation & Alumni Events Malerie Schumaker at or 815-753-5421.


Event Details

Saturday, Feb. 18
1 p.m.—NIU Women's Basketball vs. Ball State
2-4 p.m.—NIUAA Alumni Day Reception in the South Lobby
3:30 p.m.—NIU Men's Basketball vs. Miami (OH)

$6 for both games


2:00PM - 4:00PM Sat 18 Feb 2023, Central timezone


NIU Convocation Center
1525 W Lincoln Hwy South Lobby
DeKalb, IL 60115

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Huskie Marching Band Alumni are invited to play with the Pep Band during Alumni Day. You can find more information and register to play with the Pep Band here.


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