DETROIT, Mich. -- Saturday (Jan. 26) will bring a doubleheader of Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) action as the nearby Crusaders of Madonna University visit Highland Park's Ford Field House to take on the men and women cagers of Marygrove College.
Saturday, January 26 – Coaches vs. Cancer Day
Madonna University at Marygrove College
The double-dip of hardwood action will be accompanied by Coaches vs. Cancer activities throughout the day as coaches will don sneakers with their suits for Suits and Sneakers Weekend as coaches nationwide unite for a common cause – saving lives from cancer!
Marygrove College Athletics will be accepting donations, conducting a 50/50 raffle, and selling pink Marygrove t-shirts throughout the matinee event that begins with the women's contest at 1:00 p.m. and runs through the men's contest that has a tip time slated for 3:00 p.m. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.
Fans, parents, and students representing each institution are encouraged to get involved in the day's activities by wearing pink.
From the Coaches vs. Cancer Website
The Coaches vs. Cancer program empowers coaches, their teams, and communities to join the fight against cancer by participating in awareness efforts, advocacy programs, and fundraising activities. Guided by the Coaches vs. Cancer Council, participating coaches help people with cancer today and to find cures to end the disease tomorrow, and have raised more than $87 million to help the American Cancer Society's mission.