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United Heritage Tip-Off 2005

The rivalry between Northwest Nazarene University and Albertson College continues. On November 9th the Coyotes of Albertson College and the Crusaders of Northwest Nazarene University will meet on the basketball court for the second annual United Heritage Tip-Off. This exhibition game will be the 183rd meeting for the Coyotes and the Crusaders. Following last year's 78 - 75 NNU victory, Albertson College leads the 73 year old rivalry 110 games to Northwest Nazarene University's 72.

2005 marks the second year of a five year series that United Heritage has sponsored this battle of the boards. The United Heritage Tip-Off will be held at the Idaho Center Arena on Wednesday, November 9th, 2005. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:05 PM

In addition to the basketball game, the schools will compete in several other events, such as the tug-of-war between the baseball teams. Other members of the student bodies will have the opportunity to become involved in competitive challenges and the opportunity to display the depth of each school's spirit.

Tickets are $7 for adults, $4 for Seniors and Students w/o ID card and $2 for Junior (age 5 and under) and Students with ID cards. Tickets may be purchased at the Athletic Offices of Albertson College and Northwest Nazarene University, at the Idaho Center Box Office, All Treasure Valley TCBY locations, Jack's Drive-in in Caldwell, the J&J Corner Store in Payette and online at

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