Oct. 19, 2010
EDWARDSVILLE, ILL. - The SIUE Department of Athletics, in conjunction with Campus Recreation and the SIUE Alumni Association presents Haunted House of Hoops Thursday, Oct. 28 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Haunted House of Hoops is a family fun event which will also give Cougar fans their first look at the 2010-2011 men's and women's basketball teams. The entire event is free of charge.
From 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. families will have the opportunity to interact with SIUE student-athletes. Several intercollegiate and club sports programs will operate booths inside the Student Fitness Center. Families can "trick-or-treat" through the Fitness Center gym and participate in various games and craft projects at each booth.
Booths will include sports challenges, as well as Halloween-themed events. The SIUE Alumni Association will be reading "ghost stories" throughout the night as well.
The SIUE volleyball team will face OVC foe Murray State University in the Vadalabene Center, also beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Following the volleyball game, the Cougar men's and women's basketball teams will take the floor, treating fans to a scrimmage as well as three-point and slam dunk contests. SIUE students also will have the opportunity to participate in shooting contests.