Feb. 28, 2008
DeKalb, Ill. - The Northern Illinois Athletics Department and Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that the Jesse White Tumblers will perform at halftime of Saturday's men's basketball contest between NIU and Central Michigan (2 p.m.) at the NIU Convocation Center.
White and his tumblers are donating the performance in honor of the victims killed and injured during the February 14 tragedy on NIU's campus.
"Our team wants to be able to help NIU students and staff to move forward and honor the victims of this tragedy," White said. "We are honored to perform at NIU."
The Jesse White Tumblers, who have been performing since 1959, makes over 1000 appearances each year and can be seen during NBA, NFL and Major League baseball games as well as colleges across the nation.