Basketball teams will show off at Midnight Madness

For Immediate Release

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University women's and men's basketball teams will kick off their 2009-10 campaigns Friday, Oct. 23, with a Midnight Madness showcase in the Heritage Student Life Center beginning at 11:30 p.m.

"This should be a fun event for both the fans and the players. We are really looking forward to this event and the start of an exciting season," said women's basketball head coach Derrick Pringle, Jr.

The Midnight Madness will feature a three-point shootout between the women's and men’s basketball teams, a slam-dunk contest, half-court shootout with fans, dance competition, and a red and white scrimmage. The event is free to the general public and students.

Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.
(530) 226-4731