BEARCAT HOOP Programs Kick Off Season with Midnight Madness Saturday Night

CONE FIELD HOUSE — Willamette University's basketball programs will tip-off the 2005-2006 season with Midnight Madness next Saturday night.

Men's coach Gordie James and new women's head coach Bruce Henderson will unveil their teams to the public and student body, beginning at midnight Saturday and lasting until about 1 am Sunday morning.

Complete with a 3-point shootout, a dunk contest and the chance at a $10,000 shot contest, the excitement generated by the show will help get practices underway for both teams.

Cost is only $1 per ticket.