Murphy Center Madness, Oct. 30

By TONY STINNETT, Courier Sports Editor

MURFREESBORO - Be a part of the grand re-opening of Murphy Center when the Middle Tennessee men's and women's basketball teams participate in "Murphy Madness" Thursday, Oct. 30

Murphy Madness will serve as a basketball tip-off celebration for the 2014-15 seasons and showcase the $12 million renovations to the historic Murphy Center, as well as highlighting both Blue Raider basketball teams. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with trunk-or-treat for youngsters on the concourse

An explosive entrance involving the basketball teams begins at 6 p.m. inside Murphy Center so be sure to be in your seats to be a part of the excitement.

What to expect:
Trick-or-Treat on the concourse from 5:30-6 p.m.;
DJ Dolewite with 101.1-FM The Beat Jamz will emcee the event and provide entertainment;
Fans will have an opportunity to select their seats for the season;
Activities involving students and supporters are planned throughout the evening;
Three-point shooting competition;
The Blue Raiders and Lady Raiders will also combine rosters for a unique blue-white scrimmage;
First Tennessee Bank sponsored halfcourt shot where one lucky fan will have a chance to win $500;
Special presentations throughout the evening;
15 vendors including 102.5 broadcasting live