Men’s basketball | January 12

DeKALB, Ill. – Inside Huskie Basketball radio show, featuring head coaches from Northern Illinois University Rashon Burno and Lisa Carlsen, returns to the airwaves starting Thursday, Jan. 13 at a new location, Byers Brewing Company in downtown DeKalb (230 E. Lincoln Highway, Suite 100).

Join the NIU Men’s and Women’s Basketball Head Coaches, student-athletes from each team, and host Bill Baker every Thursday January 13 through March 3 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Byers Brewing. There is no charge to attend. Coaches will provide a preview of their upcoming games, review recent wins and give fans a preview of what to expect at the Convocation Center, promotions to special events and more. Note that future rescheduled games may affect the schedule of the Inside Huskie Basketball radio show.

Fans can tune in and listen to the show live on NIU’s flagship station WLBK AM 1360 and FM 98.9 at DeKalb, and on the NIU Huskies app or the NIU channel on The Varsity Network app.

Byers Brewing Company makes small quantities of craft beer. There are a few snack options available, and customers are encouraged to pick up and bring food from one of the local establishments, or even from their homes.

Fans, when attending the NIU Men’s and Women’s Basketball Home Games at the NIU Convocation Center this year, be sure to visit the Bud Light Victory Pub, located at the west end of the arena. Experience the action from the high tables or comfy sofas while enjoying a selection of beer, wine and concession options. The Bud Light Victory Pub is open before and during every NIU Men’s and Women’s Basketball Home Game this season, as well as certain other events.

NIU is offering a MAC ticket plan for the remainder of the 2022 season with tickets to see the remaining women’s basketball home games for as low as $ 25 (general admission) or $ 35 (reserved seats). To see all the action from the Huskie Men’s Mid-American Conference basketball, pay just $ 100 for a reserved ticket.

Huskie Flex plans are also available for the 2021-2022 men’s and women’s basketball seasons. Buy vouchers of $ 6 each and use them throughout the season to catch the Huskie Men’s or Women’s Home games in bulk, any game. Simply redeem your vouchers for tickets before the game.

For a full schedule of upcoming basketball games and promotions, visit

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