Non-Midnight 9 pm Madness Serves as Basketball Kickoff


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TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology hosted its second annual basketball "Non-Midnight Madness" event on Sunday October 27 beginning at 9 p.m.

Non-Midnight Madness included free pizza, free T-shirts, and more than $1,000 in cash prizes. 

In addition, giveaways were made by Rollie's, the Rose-Hulman Bookstore, Bagnoche Sports, Chava's and other outlets.

The men's basketball team won the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championships, finished 24-4 last season and reached the NCAA Division III Tournament.  The women's squad returns four starters from a team that qualified for the HCAC Tournament for the third consecutive year last winter.

Non-Midnight Madness represented the first public event of the basketball season for the Fightin' Engineers.  The men's home schedule begins Nov. 30, with the women's home opener scheduled for Nov. 15.