Lincoln - The Nebraska men's basketball program will join the annual U.S. Marines Toys for Tots Drive this Saturday, Nov. 30, when the Huskers take on Northern Illinois at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Tip time is set for Noon.
Husker fans are encouraged to bring new, unwrapped toys to the game, and cash donations for the cause will also be accepted. The Marines will be stationed near entrances throughout Pinnacle Bank Arena to accept donations that will brighten the holiday season for needy children.
The men's basketball Toys for Tots collection will be one of four co-sponsored by the Nebraska Athletic Department at Husker events this weekend. The other events include the football game against Iowa on Friday, Nov. 29, the Husker women’s basketball game against Washington State on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 5 p.m. and the Husker volleyball Senior Night matchup against Penn State at the Devaney Center at 7:30 p.m.
A limited number of 200 and 300 Level tickets for Saturday’s game against Northern Illinois are available by visiting Huskers.com or calling 800-8-BIGRED. The Huskers are 4-2 on the season following a 73-65 win over Georgia on Sunday.
Toys for Tots Drive Events
Friday, Nov. 29
Football vs. Iowa – 11 a.m. (Memorial Stadium)
Saturday, Nov. 30
Men’s Basketball vs. Northern Illinois – Noon (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
Women’s Basketball vs. Washington State – 5 p.m. (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
Volleyball vs. Penn State - 7:30 p.m. (Bob Devaney Sports Center)