Screaming Eagles get set for Midnight Madness - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Screaming Eagles get set for Midnight Madness

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

The University of Southern Indiana's annual Midnight Madness tips off at 9 p.m. on Friday, October 21, in the Physical Activities Center (PAC), marking the start of the 2015-16 NCAA Division II men's and women's basketball seasons.

The event is free and open to the public.

The annual Midnight Madness celebration, sponsored by USI Athletics, Archie's Army, and Recreation, Fitness and Wellness, is the official kickoff of basketball season at USI, and historically draws as many as 1,000 students and fans to meet the teams.

Doors open at 9 p.m. with free food and a USI student t-shirt give away. Basketball activities begin at 9:30 p.m. including introduction of the men's and women's basketball teams, performances by cheer and dance teams, student contests, and a dunk contest.

Courtesy: USI Sports Information Department

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