PRLog - Nov. 26, 2012 - KEWANEE, Ill. -- The Pitt Panthers hosted an Outdoor Midnight Madness on Bigelow Friday, Oct. 12th at 10 pm ET immediately following the conclusion of the Homecoming Fireworks and Laser Show on the SOFT STEP™ All-Weather Outdoor Basketball Court by FLEX COURT®. Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams were introduced to the crowd and conduct several contests and promotional activities. The Official Playing Surface was supplied by FLEX COURT®
Midnight Madness on a Flex Court Surface
The event was broadcasted in its entirety on ESPN3 and ESPNU’s Midnight Madness special will provide live interviews and updates.
FLEX COURT® is an extremely excited to partner with University of Pittsburgh and to help make this event a real success for their entire basketball program.
Pitt last hosted Midnight Madness prior to the 2003-04 season. In 2002-03, Pitt’s Midnight Madness opened the brand new Petersen Events Center and featured a student ticket sale in which 2,800 students waited for the opportunity to purchase tickets.
The Pitt men return three starters, seven of its top nine scorers and seven of its top nine letter winners. In addition, the Panthers welcome a top-10 ranked recruiting class. The Pitt women’s team returns eight letter winners and four starters from a season ago, including Brianna Kiesel who was the only unanimous selection to the Big East All-Freshman Team.
For more information about FLEX COURT® Outdoor and Indoor Sports Surfaces, call Flex Court Athletics at 800-847-4404 or visit our website at www.flexcourt.com