Midnight Madness Set for Friday Night|
Oct. 14, 1999
LUBBOCK, Texas - Midnight Madness tips off Fri., Oct. 15, at 10 p.m. at the United Spirit Arena on the Texas Tech University campus. The Lubbock community is invited to spend an evening of fun and excitement for the entire family with the Texas Tech Red Raider and Lady Raider basketball teams. The event is free and open to the public.
Basketball fans from across the South Plains can be the first in line to get autographs from members of both Texas Tech basketball teams and coaches. The autograph session is set for 10-11 p.m. Raider Red and the Texas Tech spirit groups also will be on hand to lead the crowd in cheers and merriment. KLLL?s Rick Gilbert will serve as emcee.
Live entertainment featuring the Mike Pritchard Band will be provided along with free pizza from Pap John?s, hot dogs, popcorn and soft drinks. Individuals attending the event will be able to participate in several contests including Sumo Basketball, Knock Out, zany free throw and three-point shooting.
Souvenir tickets for admission are available at any United Supermarket location, PNB Financial or the Texas Ticket Office. Midnight Madness is sponsored by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Papa John?s and Coca-Cola.