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Cardinal and Black scrimmage set for Saturday

October 20, 2011

Photo of basketball going through hoopThe Northern Illinois men’s basketball team will hold a Cardinal and Black intrasquad scrimmage at 2 p.m. Saturday at Victor E. Court in the NIU Convocation Center.

The 90-minute scrimmage is open to the public and free of charge.

Due to another event being held in the Convocation Center, a $5 parking charge will be in effect. Fans are asked to enter the Convocation Center through entrances 2 and 5.

Tickets for the 2011-12 season are on sale now and can be purchased online or by calling (815) 752-6800.

The Huskies will open the season Friday, Nov. 4, with an exhibition contest against Carthage College. The regular season will begin Friday, Nov. 11, at Purdue. NIU’s regular season home opener will take place Monday, Nov. 14, against UW-Milwaukee.

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