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.
Hoyas Return to the Hilltop in New Roles
Walking through the doors of McDonough Arena last April was a homecoming for the two newest...
Comolli Named Top 30 NCAA Woman of the Year...
Georgetown University tennis and basketball student-athlete Kelly Comolli (Newburyport, Mass./Phi...
David Falk, Patrick Ewing Commit $3.3 Million...
Former Georgetown University men's basketball All-American Patrick Ewing (C'85) and long-time...
Brunson Continues to Excel for the Lynx
Former Georgetown University women's basketball standout Rebekkah Brunson signed a multi-year...
Two-Sport Athletes Thrive on the Hilltop
Normally by the time a student-athlete steps foot onto campus their freshman year the recruiting ...
King's Road Leads Back to Adair
The announcement of Natasha Adair becoming the ninth coach in Georgetown women's basketball...
BIG EAST Women's Basketball Tournament...
The BIG EAST Women's Basketball Tournament will return to Allstate Arena in suburban Chicago for ...
Women's Basketball to Attend Mystics/Libert...
The Georgetown University women's basketball team and coaching staff will be in attendance at...
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: Add to calendar
Friday, Nov 14 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Women's Basketball Maryland Eastern Shore 7:00 PM Sunday, Nov 16 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Women's Basketball at Richmond TBA Wednesday, Nov 19 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Women's Basketball Loyola Maryland 8:00 PM Friday, Nov 21 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Women's Basketball vs Temple 8:30 PM
- Online Stores & Tickets