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    Northwestern Battles Robert Morris In 2009-10 Season Precursor

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Joe McKeown and the Wildcats officially open the season at Toledo on Nov. 13.
    Joe McKeown and the Wildcats officially open the season at Toledo on Nov. 13.

    Nov. 1, 2009

    Watch the Game!


    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Second-year head coach Joe McKeown and the Wildcats will take inventory when they entertain Robert Morris at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The game is the first and only exhibition of the 2009-10 season and will serve as a prequel to the squad's season-opener at Toledo on Nov. 13. Admission Sunday is FREE! Fans unable to attend the event can also view it live by clicking on the link above or following it on gametracker.

    There are plenty of chances to catch the 'Cats as ten of NU's first 12 games are played in the friendly confines of Welsh-Ryan Arena. Check out these season-long promotions!

    Thursday Night Bingo
    Thursday Night is Bingo Night at Northwestern Women's Basketball! All fans in attendance will receive a FREE bingo card as they enter. Numbers called out through out the night. Fans must make an "N" on their card. Winner will receive a $50 gift certificate courtesy of Northwestern Athletics. If no winners, the prize will roll over to the next Bingo Night.

    Family Fun Carnival Days presented by Lou Malnati's
    Sundays at Northwestern Women's Basketball games will rock this season as the Wildcat Carnival opens its door for each Big Ten Sunday home game. Highlights of the event to include face painters, balloon twisters, caricaturists, a poster making station, games, contests, autographs and more. For more information, email

    Special Halftime Guests to the Block Party:
    December 6 vs. Purdue - Jessie White Tumblers
    January 3 vs. Penn State - Mascot Basketball
    January 17 vs. Minnesota - Red Panda
    February 21 vs. Iowa - Pink Zone
    February 28 vs. Illinois - The Bucket Boys



    Birthday Parties
    Northwestern Women's Basketball is the ideal setting for your next birthday party. Party packages can be assembled for any size group. Birthday package tickets are only $10 per person and include the following:

    * Game Ticket
    * Food Vouchers
    * Presence on court for starting line-ups
    * Visit by Willie the Wildcat
    * Photo opportunity on the court after the game
    * Prize pack for all guests
    * Special birthday gift for birthday child

    To reserve your spot at an upcoming game email

    Court is Yours
    Fans are invited to call the court at Welsh-Ryan Arena theirs this season. Fans that purchase 150 group tickets for select Northwestern Women's Basketball games this season, will gain private access the court following the conclusion of a game complete with working clock and scoreboard for their use. This promotion is only available at select games, and must be purchased in advance. For more information email