Midnight Madness

Midnight Madness

Friday, October 12, 2007


Where: McDonough Arena.

When: Events begin in the arena parking lot at 7 p.m.; doors to McDonough will open around 8:45 p.m.; the basketball teams will be introduced around 10 p.m.

Tickets: Free. Tickets are required to enter McDonough Arena, and priority will be given to current Georgetown students. Student tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning at 6:45 p.m. Members of the general public will be allowed inside the arena, if space permits.

Events: The Final Four banner will be unveiled, and players from the men's and women's teams will be introduced. There will be performances by campus groups, and a replay of the Hoyas' comeback NCAA tournament win over North Carolina will be shown outside.

TV: ESPNU will broadcast the event from 11 p.m. until midnight. Bill Raftery and Lou Canellis will be on site as part of the coverage.


Where: Comcast Center.

When: Doors open at 6:30. Events begin at 8.

Tickets: Tickets are free, but must be reserved by calling the Terrapin Ticket Office at 1-800-IM-A-TERP. Free Maryland Madness T-shirts will be given to the first 5,000 students in attendance.

Events: There will be games, giveaways and activities for fans and students, including a student slam-dunk contest. Maryland cheerleaders and dance teams will perform, as well as the Maryland Gymkana Troupe. The men's alumni game will take place at 8. The women's team will take the floor at 9:25. The men's team will take the floor at 10:05.

TV: Comcast SportsNet will provide coverage beginning at 9:30 p.m. during SportsNite with interviews and special segments. The festivities will also be covered live, free of charge, in their entirety beginning at 8 on ACC Select nationwide. Fans can view the event by logging on to: http://acc.playonsports.tv/umd.

George Mason

Where: Patriot Center.

When: Doors open at 9. Events begin at 9:30.

Tickets: Free, available at the door.

Events: The Patriots cheerleaders, Masonettes and Doc Nix and the Green Machine will make appearances. Patriots' players and coaches from the men's and women's teams will be introduced for the first time this season, followed by short scrimmages and a three-point shooting contest.

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