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Thursday, 09 January 2014 13:06

Full Slate of Activities set for Saturday

A majority of the 1988-89 BU men's basketball team will be back on Saturday for their 25-year reunion A majority of the 1988-89 BU men's basketball team will be back on Saturday for their 25-year reunion

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Collins Center on the campus of Baker University will be full of activities for Wildcat fans to escape the cold winter weather this Saturday, Jan. 11.

The Wildcat men's and women's basketball teams will host Culver-Stockton for a HAAC doubleheader on Saturday, as the women's squad will take on CSC at 2 p.m. and the men's team will host No. 19 ranked Wildcats at 4 p.m.

It will be a special afternoon for some special Baker alums as well, as the HAAC champion 1988-89 men's basketball team will be honored on the court before the 4 p.m. tipoff of the men's game.

A majority of that team will be in attendance including head coach Rick Weaver and 88-89 HAAC Player of the Year John Smith.

Also performing at halftime will be Centralia, Kan., native Bob Fisher who will attempt to break the Guiness Book of World Record of free-throw shots made in one minute.

Bob is a national phenomenon and appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Here is a video of Bob on the Tonight Show going up against NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley. Please click here.

Saturday will also mark the first event promotion day from the Baker athletics department. Beginning at halftime of the women's game and through the men's game, all fans that enter the contest wearing Baker apparel will receive a Baker Foam Finger.

Baker will be featuring an event promotion at each athletic event through the rest of the 2013-14 athletics season, please click here to see all the event promotions for the rest of the season.

If you can't make it out to Saturday's events you can still watch them at this link.


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