Jan. 24, 2013
DeKALB, Ill. - Northern Illinois Head Football Coach Rod Carey will introduce his 2013 signing class and his new assistant coaches at NIU's 2013 Signing Day Reception on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 in the NIU Convocation Center prior to the NIU-Bowling Green men's basketball game and all Huskie fans are invited to attend.
The 2013 signing day event will be held in the Main Lobby of the NIU Convocation Center beginning at 6 p.m. Copies of written bios detailing the signees' high school accomplishments will be available and members of the Huskie football coaching staff, including new additions Thad Ward, Roy Manning, Brett Diersen and Tim Polasek, will be stationed throughout the lobby area to talk to fans about the recruits.
In addition to the football staff, representatives of Northern Illinois' men's and women's soccer and women's track and field/cross country programs will be on hand to discuss their 2013 signing classes. Fans will be able to mingle with the coaches, purchase food from the concession stand and hear directly from Carey.
Doors to the Convocation Center open at 6 p.m. and a basketball ticket is required for admission. The game tips off at 7 p.m.; Huskie men's basketball tickets are $10 for a reserved, lower bowl seat and $8 for general admission (upper bowl). Youth (8th grade and younger) and senior citizen (62 and older) general admission tickets are just $6. Northern Illinois students can attend any NIU regular season intercollegiate athletics event, including men's and women's basketball, gymnastics and wrestling, free with a valid OneCard.
In addition to free admission to the basketball game and Signing Day Reception on February 6, NIU students will receive a free $10 gift card from Restaurant.com and a NCAA March Madness wristband while supplies last.
NIUHuskies.com, as well as NIU social media homes on Twitter (@NIUAthletics) and Facebook (NIUHuskies) will have complete Signing Day coverage, including frequent updates, free live streaming of the afternoon press conference, player bios and highlight videos and more. Plan to make NIUHuskies.com Signing Day Central your home page for the latest Huskie news on 2013 Signing Day.
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