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    IU On The Road: Indy

    Go Hoosiers!
    Go Hoosiers!

    Go Hoosiers!

    Aug. 12, 2014

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. –IU head coaches and Hoosier legends will be on the road in Indianapolis for an event at Lucas Oil Stadium on Wednesday, August 20.

    Tom Crean(men's basketball), Kevin Wilson (football), and Todd Yeagley(men's soccer) will be the event's featured coaches. Hoosier legends will include former IU student-athletes Victor Oladipo (men's basketball), Cody Zeller (men's basketball), Bobby "Slick" Leonard (men's basketball), George Taliaferro (football), Anthony Thompson (football), and Whitey Kapsalis (men's soccer).

    The "On The Road with The Hoosiers" event is an opportunity for fans to learn about the success of IU student-athletes, both on and off the field, and hear insights on what to expect from the Hoosiers during the 2014-15 season.

    Athletic Director Fred Glass will also be featured at the event, and the emcee will be legendary sportscaster and "Voice of the Hoosiers" Don Fischer. Guests will have opportunities to get head coach and Hoosier legend autographs and photos with the Old Oaken Bucket. Current IU student-athletes will be on hand to lead youth activities.

    The Lucas Oil Stadium event will occur 5:30-9:00 p.m. E.T. in the West Club Lounge. Autographs with IU legends will occur 5:30-6:45 p.m. (one autograph item per legend). A program featuring head coaches and Fred Glass will begin at 7:00 p.m. An autograph session with head coaches will occur following the program at approximately 8:00 p.m.

    Tickets can be purchased online at http://bit.ly/OnTheRoadIndy. Single tickets are $15 for IU Alumni Association and Varsity Club members, $20 for non-members. Youth tickets are $5 for children ages 6-12; free for children under 6. Tables of 10 are available for $300. Preferred seated included with table purchase. Ticket price includes heavy appetizers; a cash bar will be available.

    For event questions, contact Julie Schaefer, Central Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association, at jumschae@gmail.com or John Martin, Johnson County Chapter of the IU Alumni Association, at jmartin@moneymailer.com.

    The Indianapolis "On The Road with The Hoosiers" event is being organized by the IU Varsity Club; IU Alumni Association; I Association; and the Central Indiana and  Johnson County Chapters of the IU Alumni Association. It is sponsored by Smithville Communications.

    Up-to-date details and registration information can also be found on the On The Road with The Hoosiers website.

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