Xavier Basketball to Kick Off 2009-10 with Musketeer Madness

Men's basketball head coach Chris Mack
Men's basketball head coach Chris Mack

Oct. 5, 2009

CINCINNATI - The Xavier men's and women's basketball teams will be hosting Musketeer Madness presented by Skyline Chili on Saturday, October 24.  Musketeer Madness is the tip-off event for the 2009-10 Xavier basketball season.  This year’ event is free to the public and features a Fan Fest on the plaza in from of Cintas Center starting at 5 p.m.  

Fans will have the chance to get autographs from both the men’s and women’s basketball teams from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Other activities include inflatable games for the kids, a balloon artist, corn hole and much more!  Skyline Chili and Trauth Dairy will be on hand to serve Cincinnati’s favorite chili and ice cream and KISS 107 will be on hand featuring music and promotional activities.  FOX Sports Ohio will also be at the event with promotional giveaways and activities.

The madness will continue as both basketball teams will be introduced at 7 p.m. followed by intrasquad scrimmages.  The Xavier band, cheerleaders and dance team will also be on hand to help kick off the season.  Other activities include a three-point contest between Xavier students and Xavier basketball players as well as the annual slam dunk contest.

The 2009-10 X-shirt will also be unveiled and available for purchase for $18.  Be one of the first to get this limited edition shirt.

In addition, members from each basketball team will be hosting an exclusive Junior Musketeers Club member only clinic from 4-5 p.m. in the Kohlhepp Family Auxiliary Gym.  Sign up for the club today to take part in this FREE member only event!  Fans will also be able to purchase season tickets and mini-packs for both men’s and women’s basketball.  Men’s season tickets start at just $17 per game and women’s season tickets are only $80.