Friends of Cougar Basketball to Host Trivia Night

Sept. 16, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: SJ Morrison, President SIUE Friends of Cougar Basketball 618-558-3062

SIUE COUGAR BASKETBALL TRIVIA NIGHT OCTOBER 2 Event Hosted by the SIUE Friends of Cougar Basketball

WHEN: Saturday, October 2, 2010; Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Trivia begins at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Knights of Columbus in Edwardsville (7132 Marine Rd)

COST: $100 per table (no more than 10 people per table)

RSVP: To reserve a table, call: (618) 558-3062 or e-mail: stm11@hotmail.com

EDWARDSVILLE, ILL., SEPTEMBER 15, 2010 . . . NCAA Division I Basketball is coming to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) and the growing fan base has already begun efforts to support the burgeoning program. In anticipation of the upcoming season, the SIUE Friends of Cougar Basketball is hosting a Trivia Night on Saturday, October 2, 2010, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Marine Road in Edwardsville. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is $100 per table, (no more than 10 people per table). Participants are invited to bring food, but drinks must be purchased and there will be a cash bar available. Proceeds from the event will provide support for the Division I Men's and Women's Basketball programs at SIUE. Questions for the trivia night were drawn from a variety of categories including entertainment, history, literature, sports and more. In addition to trivia, there will be door prizes, bonus rounds and a chance to meet SIUE basketball players and coaches.

"Regardless of where you graduated, SIUE is the university in our community and we can play a part in building a championship program," said Friends of Cougar Basketball President SJ Morrison. "The Trivia Night is just one way to show your support, when the season starts we hope you will come to the games as well." The SIUE Friends of Cougar Basketball is a support organization that raises funds for summer scholarships and other expenses for the programs. For details or to reserve a table, please call (618) 558-3062 or e-mail stm11@hotmail.com. For more information about the Basketball program at SIUE, please visit www.siuecougars.com or call (618) 650-2871.