The Hofstra University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the Division of Student Affairs, is excited to announce that the University will be hosting a MIDNIGHT MADNESS preseason basketball celebration on Wednesday, November 6 at Hofstra USA.
The event, which will be open to Hofstra University students only, will run from 9 p.m.-12 a.m.
DJ Whutevva from Power 105.1 will be on site to get the party going and the event will be emceed by Siddique Farooqi, the public address announcer for all home Hofstra men’s and women’s basketball games.
“What a great night this will be for the Hofstra University students and our program,” commented Head Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Mihalich. “The Hofstra Basketball teams need the support of our student body and we hope this celebration will start a great season. With two home games to start the season this Midnight Madness will really be a fun event to prepare our most important fans for the start of the year!”
“We are really looking forward to hosting Midnight Madness and having the opportunity to introduce our team to the rest of the Hofstra students,” said Head Women’s Basketball Coach Krista Kilburn-Steveskey. “With the start of the season right around the corner, the excitement is brewing and we can’t wait to play at the Mack Sports Complex in front of our great fans.”
The evening will feature introductions of the 2013-14 Hofstra Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams, giveaways, a photo booth and a GREAT party to get everyone excited about the upcoming basketball season. There will also be free t-shirts for the first 300 students.
To talk about the event on Twitter and Instagram please use the hashtag #HofMadness.