Georgetown Basketball Midnight Madness to Feature Doug E. Fresh

Oct. 10, 2012

WASHINGTON - Georgetown University's annual Midnight Madness celebration will be held on Friday, Oct. 12 at McDonough Arena, tipping off the start to the college basketball season.

Held with the theme of "Kickin' it Ol' Skool," the evening will introduce the Georgetown men's and women's basketball teams to the student body and fans. The evening will also include an appearance by famed hip hop legend Doug E. Fresh.

All of the festivities from Midnight Madness will be streamed live for free at GUHoyas.com beginning at 8:30 p.m., on Friday evening. The live stream can be viewed by clicking here, http://www.guhoyas.com/allaccess/?media=339118.

Wristband distribution for students for the event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Outdoor activities include a Domino's Pizza pop-a-shot, Powerade ball toss, a cookout from the Georgetown University Grilling Society (GUGS) and free Domino's pizza.

Giveaways will include an exclusive Jordan Brand Georgetown Basketball T-shirt and a lighted thunderstick.

Doors to the arena open at 8 p.m. There will be performances by the GU Step Team, GU Jawani and Groove Theory beginning at 8:30 p.m. In addition, the men's and women's players will be pairing up with students in a number of shooting games.

The Georgetown Pep Band and cheerleaders will take the floor at 9:15 p.m., and the women's basketball team will be introduced at 9:20 p.m., followed by an address from Head Coach Keith Brown.

The Hoyas men's basketball team and Head Coach John Thompson III will be introduced at approximately 9:45 p.m. followed by a dunk showcase and a series of drills.

As always, the night will include surprise appearances and excitement for the upcoming season.

 

 

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