NIU Men's Basketball will Hold Walk-on Tryouts on September 8

GO HUSKIES Head coach Ricardo Patton
GO HUSKIES
Head coach Ricardo Patton
GO HUSKIES

Aug. 31, 2010

DEKALB, Ill. - The Northern Illinois men's basketball team will hold an open tryout session on Wednesday, September 8, beginning at 6:15 p.m., in the Convocation Center.

Those interested in trying out to become a walk-on player should contact Director of Basketball Operations Kent Dernbach (phone: 815-753-1362, e-mail: kdernbach@niu.edu) before attending the open tryout session. Each participant will be required to pass a physical, and be cleared to participate through the NIU Compliance Office.

The Huskies' first day of practice is schedule for Friday, October 15. NIU opens the 2010-11 season at home versus Northwestern on Friday, Nov. 12.