Press Box

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University men’s and women’s basketball teams are holding a Take A Kid to the Game Day on Saturday, Feb. 17 in conjunction with the NCAA.   Both squads will be hosting the Northwood Timberwolves. All kids in grades K-8th who are with a paid adult will receive a free youth admission. 
The women’s team will begin the day with a 1 p.m. tip-off as the men’s game will start at 3 p.m. Activities will include face painting, small crafts, games; meet Wildcats Willy, the NMU cheerleaders and the dance team which will begin at 12:30 p.m.
TCF Bank is the Game Sponsor for this event. The first 500 kids to arrive will receive a TCF Bank Piggy Bank, two banks will have $100 bills inside! TCF Will also sponsor 10 cash give-aways during the game to the most Wild Wildcat Fan!
Tickets are available at the NMU EZ Ticket Outlet or by calling 906-227-2850. 
For more information please contact NMU Intercollegiate Athletics at (906)227-2107. 
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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director