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AND 1 basketball team coming April 1 to Convo

March 14, 2011

The AND 1 basketball teamAnd 1 poster will invade NIU’s Convocation Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1.

Tickets go on sale at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $1 for NIU students with valid OneCards and $2 for the general public.

D.Up Entertainment and the NIU Campus Activities Board are teaming up to bring this exciting, high-flying and entertaining game to the NIU campus and surrounding communities.

Competing AND 1 players include Helicopter, AO, Air Up There “Mr. 720,” Go Get It and one more surprise athlete. They will compete against winners of the campus-wide basketball tournament scheduled for Saturday, March 26. More than 100 players and 16 teams will contend for the right to play against the AND 1 team.

Also scheduled are a halftime dunk contest, three-point contest and dance competition. Individuals interested in participating should wear appropriate clothes because they might be chosen to showcase their skills.

DJ TQ will be the disk jockey for the evening with the emcee being Theo Brown from Interscope Records. The evening also will feature free give-a-ways sponsored by Campus Activities Board and D.Up Entertainment.

For more information, contact Byron Neal Jr. at (815) 753-3946 or via e-mail at [email protected].