Sailfish Basketball Midnight Madness Scheduled For October 14
October 13, 2016
Written By: Will Johansen, Sports Information Assistant
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- With the start of basketball season drawing near, Palm Beach Atlantic basketball fans will get a chance to preview the 2016-2017 men’s and women’s squads at the 2016 Midnight Madness scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 in the Rubin Arena.
The Sailfish are bringing back the tradition, as it has been a few years since Midnight Madness has been held on campus.
The festivities are scheduled to begin at 11 p.m. in the Rubin Area, with a welcome and introduction of teams.
Palm Beach Atlantic University students will have the chance to participate in the action through a variety of contests, with chances to win prizes and much more.
There will be a dunk contest and three-point shootout put on by the teams, as well as a performance by the PBA Dance Team.
Both men’s and women’s basketball seasons tipoff Nov. 11, with the men on the road taking on Tuskegee University, and the women hosting the opening day of the PBA Tipoff Classic, as the ‘Fish take on the University of Puerto Rico- Rio Piedras at 7:30 p.m.