Basketball Madness Set For October 13 At The UIC Pavilion
Oct. 3, 2006
Chicago, Ill. - Flames fans can get their first look at the 2006-07 UIC men's and women's basketball teams by heading to the UIC Pavilion on Friday, October 13, at 8 p.m. for UIC Basketball Madness.
Admission is free to this kick-off event that includes a Fan Fest, player introductions, men's and women's team scrimmage and skills competition, and numerous giveaways throughout the night.
The first 1,000 fans in attendance will have their choice of a special UIC Basketball t-shirt or shoe bag.
The doors open at 8 p.m. with the Fan Fest running until 9:30 p.m. Free pizza, hot dogs and Pepsi will be available while fans can take part in interactive games or get an autograph from their favorite member of the UIC men's or women's basketball team.
At 9:30 p.m. the Flames players and coaches will be introduced, followed by team scrimmages and skills competition.
Shuttle bus transportation will begin at 7:30 p.m. making stops at each residence hall on both sides of campus and the Flames Athletic Center following the UIC-Loyola RED OUT volleyball game to the Pavilion. Please look for the bus labeled "Special Event." It will also be available at the conclusion of Basketball Madness returning to the residence halls.