NIU Signing Day Reception to be Held Prior to Huskie Men's Basketball Game



Jan. 26, 2012

DeKALB, Ill. - All Northern Illinois fans are invited to hear Head Coach Dave Doeren discuss the Huskies' 2012 football signing class at a pregame reception prior to the NIU-Western Michigan men's basketball game at the NIU Convocation Center on Wednesday, Feb. 1, the first day 2012 recruits can sign National Letters of Intent.

Doeren will talk about his 2012 signing class and take questions from fans in the South Lobby of the Convocation Center beginning at 6:15 p.m. Written bios detailing the signees' accomplishments will be available and the Huskie assistant football coaches will be stationed around the lobby area to talk about the specific recruits at their positions.

In addition to Doeren and his coaching staff, coaches of additional NIU teams that have a February 1 signing day, including men's soccer coach Eric Luzzi, will be on hand for a "meet and greet" session with fans following the speaking portion of the program.

Doors to the Convocation Center will open at 6 p.m. and a basketball ticket will be required for admission.

Fans can follow the news and get constant updates on Northern Illinois Football Signing Day beginning bright and early February 1st on "Signing Day Central" page. A live blog will release each signees' name as the NLI's are received and verified, video highlights and complete bios of each signee will be posted, and video vignettes will give you a glimpse behind the scenes at the Yordon Center. Wednesday afternoon's 2:30 p.m. (CT) press conference will be streamed live via Huskies' All-Access on

Tickets for the Huskies' men's basketball game are $10 for a reserved, lower bowl seat and $8 general admission (upper bowl). Youth (8th grade and younger) and senior citizen (62 and older) general admission tickets are just $6, while Northern Illinois students can attend any NIU men's or women's basketball game for free. A Family Four Pack (four general admission tickets) is just $18.



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