Midnight Madness Set for Thursday Oct. 20th

LANCASTER, Pa. -- The Diplomats are set to formally kick off the 2011-12 season next Thursday night, Oct. 20, with Midnight Madness. The annual event will start at 11 p.m. in the Mayser Center, and will be the formal introduction of both the men's and women's basketball teams. The evening will feature a performance by the College's dance team, a pair of ten-minute scrimmages (10 minutes for the men and 10 minutes for the women), and half-court shots from the crowd. Join in the activities and win contest and door prizes.

The night will be aired live on Stretch Internet, Franklin & Marshall Athletics' web video streaming partner.