Blazer Basketball Hosts Midnight Mania

Oct. 11, 2000

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The UAB men's and women's basketball teams will hold Midnight Mania at Bartow Arena Friday beginning at 8:30 p.m. and will include food, music and hoops for everyone.

The event, which is being co-sponsored by the UAB Entertainment Committee, the UAB Athletic Department, the Office of Student Programs and The Birmingham News and Birmingham Post-Herald, begins on the concourse area of Bartow Arena and features bands Soup, Muddy King and Right Over Left.

The Blazer Band will also be on hand as well as the UAB Cheerleaders. A pep rally will take place prior to the teams beginning of practice at 12:01 a.m. and both the men's and women's players will also hold an autograph sessions prior to their respective scrimmages.

There will also be food vendors available serving different type eating fares, as well as children's activities and prizes will be given out all throughout the evening.

Midnight Mania Schedule of Events

8:30 p.m. Soup

9:30 p.m. Muddy King

10:30 p.m. Right Over Left

11:00 p.m. Autographing session begins (runs until 11:45 p.m.)

11:55 p.m. Women's Basketball Ceremony Commemorating NCAA last season

12:01 a.m. Women's Basketball Intros and Scrimmage

12:18 a.m. Men's Basketball Intros and Scrimmage