By KEVIN PINK IHCC Information Department
---- — OTTUMWA — Tonight at 7, area basketball fans will get their first chance to see the team the Sporting News has ranked as the preseason No. 1 team in the nation in junior college basketball, the Indian Hills Warriors.
The Warriors, featuring 12 new faces on the 14-man roster, will be on display in the annual “Meet the Warriors” night.
Activities will begin with the introduction of the coaching staff and the Warrior squad. There will be contests involving the players and fans, the chance to get autographs and the introduction of the cheer squad.
In addition, there will be information available on joining the IHCC Booster Club and fans will be able to buy season tickets for the Warriors’ 21-game home schedule. Season tickets can also be purchased 7:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mondays-Thursdays, in the Athletic Office at the Hellyer Student Life Center.
There will be free admission for the “Meet the Warriors” event. The Warriors open the regular season in the Blackwell Tire Company Classic, playing Lincoln College from Illinois on Nov. 1.