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CHARLOTTE 49ERS: Niners to Hold Basketball Madness Thursday, October 20

Basketball Madness Coming To Halton Arena, Thursday, October 20

Charlotte, N.C. – The Charlotte 49ers men’s and women’s basketball programs will hold their annual Basketball Madness in Halton Arena this Thursday, October 20 at 9 p.m. Admission is free. The doors will open at 8:45 p.m. and the first 2,000 fans will receive a free T-Shirt.

Basketball Madness will include a three-point shooting contest featuring Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball coach Mark Price, who was a two-time NBA Three-Point shooting champion. Madness will also include players’ and coaches’ introductions, some fun videos from both teams, Faculty and Staff/Student Basketball Game, Homecoming Stroll Competition Winner Performance, Basketball Teams Dance Performance, Basketball Teams Scrimmage, and more!

Music will be provided by the Carolina Panthers Game Day DJ Vinny Esposito of Split Second Sound

The 49ers women’s basketball team plays Pfeiffer in an exhibition game in Halton Arena, Thursday, November 2. The 49ers begin the regular-season in Halton Arena against Big Ten foe Wisconsin, Friday, November 11. The 49ers men’s basketball team begins their season in the second game of the 49ers season-opening basketball doubleheader against Newberry on Friday, November 11.

For Ticket Information for 49ers basketball games- Tickets can be purchased by visiting the 49ers Athletic Ticket Office located at the Barnhardt Student Activity Center on the campus of UNC Charlotte or by calling704-687-4949. Ticket office hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Fans can also find ticket information by visiting

Brent Stastny | Charlotte 49ers Associate Media Relations Director

Charlotte 49ers Athletics | UNC Charlotte | Barnhardt Student Activity Center

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