Madness at Midnight to Tip-Off Hoops Season
LMU Men's and Women's Basketball will begin their season late Friday night during Madness at Midnight.
Oct. 8, 2002
Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 8, 2002) -- The 2002-03 college basketball season will get underway when the Loyola Marymount University men's and women's basketball teams host their annual Madness at Midnight in Gersten Pavilion starting at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11.
Drawing the largest crowd in the history of the event in 2001 with more than 2,000 students, the 2002 Madness at Midnight is shaping up to be even bigger. Both the men's and women's basketball teams will give Lion fans a sneak preview to the 2002-03 season when they take the court at midnight.
In addition to team introductions and drills, there will be plenty to do at the 2002 Madness at Midnight. LMU dance teams IB Modern and Kumbah Beats will perform during the event. Also participating in a dance competition will be the men's soccer team, the women's soccer team, the men's basketball team and the women's basketball team. The men's hoops squad has won the event the past two seasons.
There will also be a Most Spirited Club and a student yell competition.
For more information on the Madness at Midnight, call (310) 338-LION.