Inside Huskie Basketball radio show returns; Listen on Thursday evenings

Men’s basketball | January 12

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

Join NIU’s men’s and women’s basketball head coaches, student-athletes from each team, and host Bill Baker every Thursday between January 13 and March 3 from 6-7 p.m. at Byers Brewing. There is no charge to attend. Coaches will preview their upcoming matches, reflect on recent wins and give fans an idea of ​​what to expect at Convocation Center, from promotions to special events and more. Note that future rescheduled games may affect the Inside Huskie Basketball radio show schedule.

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

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

Fans, when attending NIU’s 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. Catch the action from the high tables or comfy sofas while enjoying a selection of beers, wines, and concessions. 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 select other events.

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

Huskie Flex plans are also available for the 2021-22 men’s and women’s basketball seasons. Purchase vouchers for $6 each and use them throughout the season to attend Huskies men’s or women’s basketball home games in any number, for any game. Simply exchange the vouchers for tickets before the game.

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

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