Women's Basketball To Host Midnight Mania On Friday Night

Oct. 16, 2003

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The JU men's and women's basketball teams tip off the 2003-04 season with Midnight Mania on Friday, October 17 in Swisher Gymnasium. Basketball players, coaches, the JU study body and the general public are invited to celebrate an evening of activities and fun that will culminate in the introduction of the men's and women's teams at midnight.

Doors open at 10:00 p.m. for an ice cream social, followed by a slate of activities that begin at 10:30 p.m. The JU Cheerleaders and Dance Team will kick things off, followed by contests including Shark Island, The Blindfolded Scavenger Hunt, JU Battle of the Sexes Game Show, The Human Sundae Competition and Intramural Dodgeball.

When the clock strikes midnight, the men's and women's basketball teams will be announced. A dunking exhibition will follow, followed by a three-point contest.

The final activity of the evening will be a free-throw competition where the winner will receive club tickets to the Jacksonville Jaguars / Tennessee Titans game on Oct. 25, complete with limousine service.