Midnight Mayhem Opens 1999-2000 Basketball Seasons

Oct. 15, 1999

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyoming men's andwomen's basketball teams will be on display for the first time Fridaynight at the Arena-Auditorium as the 1999-2000 kicks off with ?MidnightMayhem?. Both the Cowboy and Cowgirl teams will be introduced to thecrowd. Both teams will also participate in inter-squad scrimmages.

Midnight Mayhem was organized by efforts of the Wyoming CollegiateAthletic Council. The 12 member WCAC raised $10,000 to put on theevent, which also includes a variety of activities for UW students.

The main event of the evening will be ?Comedy Sports?, an improv comedygroup from Kansas City, Mo. The comedy is similar to what is done on thetelevision program ?Who's Line is it Anyway?.

There will also be a slam-dunk contest and three-point shot contestwith the contestants being students. Prizes to be given away to fansinclude rally towels, T-shirts, a semester's worth of free books and twotrips to the Indiana-Wyoming basketball game in Bloomington, Ind.

Doors at the A-A open at 9 pm, the festivities begin at 9:30 pm.Admission is free to all.