Platt to preview men's basketball season at breakfast

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2005-10-27
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University coach Steve Platt will preview the upcoming Forester men’s basketball season at the November Foundation Breakfast on Wednesday, November 9, 2005.

The breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m., in the Habecker Dining Commons and conclude by 9 a.m. The public is cordially invited to attend. The breakfast if free to first time visitors and costs $6 for returning guests.

At the start of the 1994 season, Platt became the 23rd head coach in the University’s 80-year men’s basketball history. In the eleven years since, he has guided the Foresters to three MCC Tournament Championships, an NAIA Final Four appearance, three MCC regular season titles, and five national tournament berths. His players have earned 18 All-American honors, 34 All-Conference honors, and on five occasions, a Forester has been named the MCC Player of the Year.

Breakfast meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, September through May. For more information, please contact the Huntington University Foundation at (260) 359-4066. 
 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and in 2004 was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.  
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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284