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Virtual Victor E. Bash
June 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - June 19, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
2020 Victor E. Bash Schedule of Events
All proceeds from the NIU Victor E. Bash help support student-athlete scholarships!
June 10-19 – Victor E. Bash Online Auction (URL & Registration Available June 3rd)
Fans can bid on a wide variety of Huskie gear, signed memorabilia and experiences from all sports programs at all pricing levels. Check it out starting on Wednesday, June 3 during the Huskie Summer Circuit (link). New items will be added throughout the 10 days of the Victor E. Bash so bookmark the page and check back often.
Wednesday, June 10, 7 p.m. – 2020 Victor E. Bash Kickoff (Watch Live on YouTube)
Host Bill Baker welcomes Frazier and several Huskie head coaches, and fans will hear from student-athletes in several NIU sports programs about how the support of NIU donors has enriched and contributed to their experience as Huskies.
Friday, June 12, 7 p.m. – Heisman Memories with Jordan Lynch (Watch Live on YouTube)
NIU all-time great Jordan Lynch, Sean Frazier and host Donna Turner, NIU Associate Athletic Director for Communications, take fans behind the scenes at the historic 2013 Heisman Weekend and Ceremony, where the Huskie All-American became the highest placing player in Mid-American Conference history.
Monday, June 15, 7 p.m. – NIU in the Pros Panel Discussion (Premiere on YouTube)
Huskie football pros from the past to the present talk about their NIU and NFL experiences. NIU Football great and former Indianapolis Colts QB Chandler Harnish hosts this lively and fun discussion. Houston Texans guard Max Scharping, Atlanta Falcons All-Pro running back Michael Turner and Larry English, the highest draft choice in school history who spent five seasons in the NFL, have already expressed interest in being a part of the evening, which is also expected to include NIU head coach Thomas Hammock. The complete list of confirmed attendees available soon!
Wednesday, June 17, 7 p.m. – Virtual Wine and Spirits Pull (Online at Victor E. Bash Auction Website)
Everyone wins in this game. Purchase a number for $35 and receive the bottle of wine or spirit that matches your number, worth from $35 to $175! You won’t know what you’ve won until the contents are revealed during the “pull”!
Thursday, June 18, 7 p.m. – Watch Party! NIU Defeats No. 15 Maryland in Huskie Stadium (Premieres on YouTube)
“Virtually” gather with Huskie fans around the country and relive the entire historic win over No. 15 Maryland that opened the legendary 2003 season. Enjoy added features and commentary from the participants, tweet us pictures of your “tailgate” set-up and NIU gear for the big game!
Friday, June 19, 7 p.m. – 2020 Victor E. Bash Wrap-Up and Thank You Event (Watch on YouTube)
Bidding Closes in Victor E. Bash Online Auction – 9 p.m. (CT)
Help the Huskies surpass our goal during the final night of the Victor E. Bash. Huskie coaches, student-athletes and staff take time to say thank you to supporters and look forward to the 2020-21 seasons. Get those final – winning – bids in as the online auction closes at 9 p.m.