Posted by Rob Collingsworth on 2009-01-06

Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy will host its second annual McWhorter Night on Thursday, Jan. 15 as the men's basketball team faces off against Western Carolina.

The game will be held in Samford's Pete Hanna Center, and a pre-game reception will be hosted in the south concourse beginning at 6 p.m. All alumni, faculty and students of McWhorter School of Pharmacy are invited to attend the reception.

The event cost is $5 per person and is payable at the door. Those attending are asked to R.S.V.P. to Bruce Foster by Jan. 12 at 205-726-2982 or

Tip-off for the game is at 7 p.m.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.