Press Box

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The men’s basketball team will get the week started by facing the University of Louisiana-Monroe in the 2007 O’Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic in East Lansing, Mich. on Tuesday, Nov. 13. NMU would either face Michigan State or Chicago State on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the event. The team is also in action on Monday night, Nov.19 at UW-Stevens Point at 8 p.m. 
Friday, Nov. 16 the women’s basketball team and hockey teams are on the road. Women’s basketball is at the Concordia-St. Paul Tournament to open up its season. The Wildcats face Augustana at 3 p.m. in the first game and the host school on Saturday (Nov. 17) at 7 p.m.
Hockey (2-8, 1-7 CCHA) will take on the Bowling Green Falcons in Northwest Ohio for a weekend series (Nov. 16-17). NMU will be looking to extend its winning ways. Faceoff both nights is at 7:05 p.m.
The NMU swimming and diving team is the lone sport at home this week. The ‘Cats face Hillsdale on Saturday morning (Nov. 17) at 11 a.m. in the PEIF Pool. The meet is the only home meet for the team for the 2007-08 season.        
Looking ahead to Thanksgiving Weekend the hockey team will be in action at the Berry Events Center on Friday, Nov. 23 against Lake Superior State. The puck will drop at 7:35 p.m.
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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director