Musketeer Madness to be held this Sunday in Cintas Center
Event celebrates start of new basketball season
The department of athletics is hosting a Musketeer Madness celebration on Sunday, Oct. 20, in the Cintas Center to kick off the men and womens basketball seasons. The doors open at 4:00 p.m.
First-year head coach Kevin McGuff leads the womens team in an intrasquad scrimmage at 5:00 p.m. The womens team, which is led by All-American guard Amy Waugh, officially start its season in Malibu, Calif., on Nov. 22 against Pepperdine University. The teams first home game is Dec. 7 against Central Connecticut State in the second annual Provident Bank Xavier Invitational.
The mens 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. Peters 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.