Illini Host Trick or Treat with the Stars Oct. 20
Oct. 4, 2013
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Fighting Illini women's basketball team will host "Trick or Treat with the Stars," a Halloween-themed event for kids of all ages, on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 5-7 p.m. at the Ubben Basketball Complex at the corner of Fourth Street and St. Mary's Road. The event is sponsored by U of I Employees Credit Union and the Courtsiders, the Illinois women's basketball booster group.
Kids are encouraged to come in their Halloween costumes and enjoy interactive games, win prizes and collect candy. Illinois players will be in costume and characters from some of today's hit kids' TV shows and movies will be in attendance.
The event will serve as an unofficial kickoff to the 2013-14 Illini season, which begins with an exhibition game against NAIA power Cardinal Stritch at State Farm Center at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3. Illinois opens the regular season at Bradley on Friday, Nov. 8. Season tickets are on sale now, starting at $25, online, by phone at 1-866-ILLINI-1 or at the Illinois Ticket Office at State Farm Center. Combination volleyball/women's basketball season tickets also are on sale for $35 each.