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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Musketeer Madness to tip off Xavier basketball season

Xavier basketball hosts Musketeer Madness presented by Skyline Chili on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Cintas Center. Musketeer Madness is the tip-off event for the 2010-11 Xavier men’s and women’s basketball seasons. The event is free and open to the public and features a Fan Fest on the plaza in front of Cintas Center starting at 4 p.m. Fans can get autographs from both men’s and women’s basketball players from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. Other activities include inflatable games for kids, a balloon artist, cornhole, and more. Skyline Chili and Trauth Dairy will serve chili and ice cream and FOX Sports Ohio will have promotional giveaways and activities.

The madness continues at 6:20 pm with the introduction of both basketball teams, to be followed by intra-squad scrimmages. The Xavier pep band, cheerleaders and dance team will help tip off the season.

The 2010-11 X-shirt will be unveiled and available to purchase for $18. Xavier students receive a $4 discount with a valid Xavier student ID. Members from each basketball team will host an exclusive Junior Musketeers Club members-only free clinic from 4-5 p.m. in the Kohlhepp Family Auxiliary Gym. Call 745-3378 to join Junior Musketeers. Fans will be able to purchase season tickets and mini-packs for both men’s and women’s basketball.