MAC Basketball Tournament Reception

NIU Basketball Teams in the MAC Tournament

Wednesday, March 8 

For the first time since 2020, both the NIU men's and women's basketball teams have advanced to the Mid-American Conference Tournament, and it calls for a celebration! 

Join us from 6-8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 8, at Southern Tier Brewery,  located at 811 Prospect Ave. E in Cleveland. Registration for this event is $10 ($15 at the door) and includes appetizers and one drink. 

For more information or questions, please contact Assistant Director of NIU Foundation & Alumni Events Malerie Schumaker at or 815-753-5088. All sales are final. There are no refunds.

Event Information

Cost: $10 in advance; $15 at the door


6:00PM - 8:00PM Wed 8 Mar 2023, Eastern timezone


Southern Tier Brewery
811 Prospect Avenue E
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

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Tickets for the NIU Women's Basketball game can be purchased here.

Tickets for the NIU Men's Basketball game can be purchased here.

Click here to register!

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