October 2-5, 2017
Learning skills, working as a team, and having fun: that’s Michigan Tech’s Little Huskies boys’ basketball league. It’s about the best introduction to basketball you can imagine—personalized coaching that emphasizes both individual skills and team play, with plenty of time for gently competitive games in the SDC Multipurpose Room. And Michigan Tech’s campus is a great environment for meeting new people and making friends.
What to Expect
Players will leave with fundamental basketball skills like ball handling, shooting, team play, and defensive play.
The boys will play during halftime of the varsity women's games on the following days/times:
- November 30
- December 2
- Monday, October 2, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 3, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, October 4, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
- Thursday, October 5, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
SDC Multi-Purpose Gym
Register online, by phone (906-487-2073) or in person at the SDC Ticket Office. Payment is due in full at the time of registration. A parent or guardian must sign a liability release form.
Meet the Coaches
Kevin Luke, the winningest coach in Michigan Tech basketball history begins his 24th season leading the Huskies in 2017-18. He has earned a plethora of accolades since his appointment as the program’s 11th head coach in 1994. Luke has guided the Huskies to five Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles, earned eight NCAA Tournament berths and won his 300th game in a 74-72 victory over Grand Valley State in 2011.
Josh Buettner begins his 10th season as assistant men’s basketball coach at Michigan Tech in 2017-18. The Shawano, Wis., native starred for the Huskies from 2001-05. He was a two-time All-American and earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors as both a junior and senior. Buettner played professionally in Europe for three years. He played in leagues in Denmark, Switzerland and Iceland, and was named the Danish Elite League Player of the Year in his second pro campaign.