Fans are invited to get their first glimpse of the 2009-2010 Valparaiso basketball teams at Valpo Hoops Mania presented by Cardinal Bus, to be held Friday, October 23 at the Athletics-Recreation Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with the main program beginning at 7 p.m. Admission to the event is free.
The annual preseason showcase of the basketball teams will kick off with a performance by the cheerleaders and Crusaderettes, followed by the official introductions of this year’s Crusaders. Each team will have representatives participate in a 3-point contest, followed by brief scrimmages by both squads. Members of the men’s basketball team will then take part in a slam dunk contest, while both teams will be available for an autograph session to close the program.