Midnight Madness At The Breslin Center on Oct. 16
Oct. 3, 2009
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State's annual Midnight Madness event to tip-off the 2009-10 basketball season will be held on Friday, Oct. 16. This year's event is called Celebrate the Moment, as the men's basketball team will recognize some of the best moments in the program's history. Spartan fans will also have the opportunity to be a part of a banner ceremony as Michigan State will unveil new Final Four banners and raise the 2009 Final Four banner to the rafters for the first time. In addition, fans will have the opportunity to have their picture taken with the 2009 Big Ten and Final Four Trophies and a replica of the 2009 Final Four banner. Doors to the Breslin Center will open at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free.
The event begins with autographs for Spartan fans on the Breslin Center concourse. The formal program will begin at 10:30 p.m. and feature the introduction of the men's and women's basketball teams. The evening will also include promotional giveaways and performances by the Spartan Marching Band, Michigan State cheerleaders, MSU dance team and Sparty. The evening will include a slam-dunk contest and conclude with the men's basketball team playing on the court.
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