The IUP Crimson Hawks basketball teams are back in action
against the Seton Hill Griffins on Wednesday, January 20, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic
Complex (KCAC). The women’s game will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the men following at
7:30 p.m. Bundle up and come
out for an exciting night of basketball!
Beginning at 5:00 p.m., the first 100 IUP students will receive
a white polar fleece headband compliments of IUP Athletics. Also for students, the Perfect Attendance Contest will begin! Students that attend all of the men's or women's games from January 20–February 17 will be entered to win a 16GB iPad Mini 2 with wi-fi. The upcoming game schedule and more information can be found on the KCAC website.
The men’s game will be a White Out sponsored by Big League Haircuts, and, beginning at 7:00 p.m., t-shirts will be given to the first 2,000 fans.
Colonial Mitsubishi will once
again sponsor the Shoot to Win contest at halftime of both games. Each game,
one lucky patron will have the chance to win a 24-month lease on a Mitsubishi
In addition to sponsored activities, the IUP Football Team
will be on site beginning at 5:30 p.m. collecting donations for the Make-A-Wish
Foundation. IUP Athletics will be recognizing Make-A-Wish recipient Erika Siple between games. Erika was diagnosed with having excessive spinal fluid on
the brain and is a 2015 graduate of the DuBois Area High School. She is taking
the year off, but plans to attend college. Her wish was to go to Disney World as she
wanted a wish that she could enjoy with the entire family.
Make-A-Wish Great Pennsylvania and West Virginia grants the
wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human
experience with hope, strength, and joy in 57 Pennsylvania counties and West
Tickets may be purchased online
at the Kovalchick Complex website, or
visit the KCAC box office located at 711 Pratt Drive, open Monday–Friday from
10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. For groups of 10 or more, call 724-357-5205 to
receive a $4 discount on tickets in select sections.