With “Madness in Manhattan” less than three weeks away, Kansas State officials released more details regarding the free event set for Friday, Oct. 25, celebrating the start of the 2013-14 basketball season at Bramlage Coliseum.
The first 2,500 fans at the event will receive a free mini 2013 K-State men’s basketball Big 12 Championship banner. Doors to the arena will open at 8 p.m., following the homecoming parade and pep rally. Festivities will start at 8:30 p.m.
A special unveiling to honor K-State’s basketball heritage will highlight the evening, which will also feature scrimmages, a dunk contest and skills competition by both teams. The event will also showcase special video presentations and performances by the K-State pep band, Willie the Wildcat and the Classy Cats. In addition, there will be comments from head coaches Bruce Weber and Deb Patterson and selected men’s and women’s players.