Black & Gold Shootout Will Tip-off Basketball Season
WAYNE, Neb. (Oct. 12, 2009) -- Wayne State’s annual Black and Gold Shootout event to tip-off the 2009-2010 basketball season will Thursday, Oct. 15. Doors to Rice Auditorium will open at 7:30 p.m. The formal program will begin at 8 p.m. and feature the introduction of the men’s and women’s basketball teams.
The first 200 fans into the Rice Auditorium will also receive a Black and Gold Shootout t-shirt. The event, hosted by PED 411 Sport Marketing and Promotions, begins with autographs for Wildcat fans on the Rice Auditorium concourse. The evening will also include promotional giveaways and performances by the Wayne State cheerleaders, WSC Aristocats dance team and Willy the Wildcat. The evening will conclude with an inter-squad men’s and women’s basketball team scrimmage.
Admission is free. A non-perishable food item can be donated, which will be given to the WSC Food Pantry.