Athletics, UI Cancer Center team up for basketball game, concert

The UI Cancer Center and UIC men’s basketball team may be from opposite sides of campus, the two will come together Sunday, Feb. 24, to raise awareness and provide resources for a good cause – all with a lineup that promises some fun.
Called the U and I vs. Cancer Basketball Game and Concert, the event will take place at the Credit Union 1 arena, 525 S. Racine Ave. A community resource fair with family-friendly activities and the UI Cancer Center and other cancer groups will start the day at 2:15 p.m., before the Flames go head-to-head at a much-anticipated game versus the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Panthers at 3:12 p.m. A concert featuring up-and-coming artists and Chicago natives will take place after; performers include rappers KAMI and Ric Wilson and international star DJ Juke Tha-Kidd. Cancer survivors will be recognized and have a chance to share their stories.

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