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Basketball Begins With Madness

Bball1The Mars Hill University men's and women's basketball teams will open their 2016-17 seasons with a kickoff event next Thursday, October 27, 2016. Lions Roar Basketball Madness starts at 7:00 p.m. in Chambers Gymnasium. The event is open to all students, faculty, and staff, as well as the general public, and admission is free.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the first 100 people through the door will receive a free t-shirt. The teams will play a scrimmage, cheerleaders and the drum line will perform, and there will be games for the crowd. Area restaurants and other businesses have donated prizes to be given away throughout the evening.

Both teams kickoff the 2016-17 season on Friday, November 11. The men will host Belmont Abbey College at 7:30 p.m., while the women travel to Bristol, TN, to take on Lees-McRae College at 8:00 p.m.

More information about Lions Roar Basketball Madness is available on the MHU athletics website.