The following is a news release courtesy of Iowa State Athletics Communications:
AMES — Iowa State men’s and women’s basketball arrives in Hilton Coliseum early this year. Mark your calendar for Friday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. for Hilton Madness!
Admission is free, so be sure to bring your friends and family to enjoy a night of friendly competition to celebrate the start of the 2015-16 basketball season. This year’s Hilton Madness will feature a slam dunk competition, 3-point contest and a shooting stars competition for you to cheer on your favorite players. This year, Iowa State alum Scott Siepker will return to emcee the event.
During Hilton Madness, the 2015 NCAA Tournament banners for men’s and women’s basketball will be unveiled and the event will also showcase a dunk competition and 3-point competition along with a new addition – the shooting stars competition.
Doors open at 7:15 p.m. for students and 7:30 p.m. for the general public.
7:15 p.m. – Doors open to students (North doors only)
7:30 p.m. – Doors Open to the Public (South, Lower West and North Doors)
8:00 p.m. – Hilton Madness Begins
– Team Introductions
– 2014-15 NCAA Tournament Banners
– Dunk Contest
– 3-Point Shooting Competition
– Shooting Stars Competition