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Musketeer Madness to be held this Sunday in Cintas Center

Event celebrates start of new basketball season

10/18/02

The department of athletics is hosting a Musketeer Madness celebration on Sunday, Oct. 20, in the Cintas Center to kick off the men and women’s basketball seasons. The doors open at 4:00 p.m. First-year head coach Kevin McGuff leads the women’s team in an intrasquad scrimmage at 5:00 p.m. The women’s team, which is led by All-American guard Amy Waugh, officially start its season in Malibu, Calif., on Nov. 22 against Pepperdine University. The team’s first home game is Dec. 7 against Central Connecticut State in the second annual Provident Bank Xavier Invitational. The men’s team takes the court at 6:00 p.m. for an intrasquad scrimmage. The team, which includes All-Americans Romain Sato and David West, starts its season Nov. 18 at home against St. Peter’s in the preseason NIT first round. The game is televised on ESPN2. The Musketeer Madness event is free and seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, call 513 745-3413.