Mountaineer Madness and Gear Sale Friday

  • By Katie Kane
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  • October 12, 2011 12:09 PM
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia men’s and women’s basketball programs will participate in Mountaineer Madness presented by Coke Zero, Friday, Oct. 14 at the WVU Coliseum.

From 5:00 to 7:30 p.m., the West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will conduct a Mountaineer Madness Gear Sale in the Shell Building adjacent to the WVU Coliseum.

Authentic Mountaineer gear from the past decade and graphic displays from various athletic facilities will be on sale to the general public, as part of the festivities surrounding Mountaineer Madness at the WVU Coliseum.

The sale will feature a limited number of authentic men’s Nike and Champion basketball jerseys, women’s Nike and Champion basketball jerseys, shorts, shooting shirts, baseball jerseys, DVDs and former pictures and displays from multiple facilities including football, basketball and wrestling.

Fans can purchase items by using Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express or cash. No checks will be accepted; prices are non-negotiable and include state sales tax. All sales from the event are final.

Doors will open at the WVU Coliseum for Mountaineer Madness presented by Coke Zero at 6:30 p.m., with the on-court portion of the program to start at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Women’s coach Mike Carey and men’s coach Bob Huggins will each address the crowd and the players for the upcoming season will be introduced, along with the raising of the NCAA Tournament banners for each team. The men’s team will compete in a slam dunk contest and scrimmage.

Junior men’s basketball player Deniz Kilicli will play a rendition of Country Roads on guitar following the men’s scrimmage. The event will conclude with a one-hour autograph session, with all players and coaches available on the court.