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Kansas alum and movie star Rob Riggle is carried in by cheerleaders as he emcee'd for the men's basketball team skits during the University of Kansas Late Night at Phog Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan., on Oct. 4, 2013. NCAA rules allow teams an earlier start this year. Here's a look back at some other Midnight Madness events over the years.
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Niko Roberts, Wayne Seldon
Kansas guard Niko Roberts (front) peddled a tricycle as Kansas guard Wayne Seldon, Jr., gave him a push, as they took the court for their skit during the University of Kansas Late Night.
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Michigan State's head coach comes out as 'Iron Man' during midnight madness at the Breslin Center in 2012.
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Duke players are introduced during the 2012 Countdown to Craziness at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
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Kentucky's Anthony Davis dunks during the 2011 Big Blue Madness in Lexington.
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West Virginia center Aaric Murray leaps over guard Darryl Bryant during a 2011 dunk contest at Mountaineer Madness.
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Members of the Memphis men's and women's basketball teams sing along with Yo Gotti during Memphis Madness at the The FedExForum in 2011.
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Memphis' Drew Barham rips off his jersey to show his superman style ''M'' painted on his chest while being introduced during Memphis Madness at the The FedExForum in 2011.
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Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo makes his entrance during the Spartans' Midnight Madness at the Breslin Center in 2011.
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The Michigan State marching band's drumline gives an inverted performance before the team's Midnight Madness scrimmage in 2011.
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UNC's John Henson is introduced during Late Night with Roy in 2011 at the Dean Smith Center.
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Kentucky freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist greets the crowd during Big Blue Madness in 2011.
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North Carolina players perform a skit during Late Night with Roy, at the Dean Smith Center in 2011.
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Vince Carter, Roy Williams
North Carolina coach Roy Williams hugs former player Vince Carter during Late Night with Roy at the Dean Smith Center in 2011.
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Surrounded by players, Michigan State women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant speaks to the crowd before the team's Midnight Madness scrimmage.
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Duke students count down to head coach Mike Krzyzewski's record-breaking 903th win during the 2011 Countdown to Craziness event at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
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Duke's Miles Plumlee pushes off his younger brother Marshall during a dunk contest at the "Countdown to Craziness" preseason NCAA college basketball event in Durham.
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West Virginia's Deniz Kilicli leads his Mountaineer teammates in singing "Country Roads" during Mountaineer Madness at WVU Coliseum.
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Kentucky's Twany Beckam greets fans after he was introduced during Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena.
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Maryland's Sean Mosley hangs on the rim during the Terrapins' Midnight Madness festivities.
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Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, arrives with daughter Racquel, wife Lupe, and mascot Sparty during the Spartans' 2010 NCAA college basketball midnight madness festivities.
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Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim enjoys Midnight Madness in the Carrier Dome in 2010.
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Isaiah Thomas and Matthew Bryan-Amaning
Washington's Isaiah Thomas uses teammate Matthew Bryan-Amaning as a boost during a dunk contest at the Huskies' 2009 Midnight Madness.
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UConn's Kemba Walker shows off his moves during the Huskies' 2009 celebration.
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Kalana Green and Tina Charles
Not to be outdone by the men's squad, the reigning women's champions, led by Kalana Green and Tina Charles, showed off some moves of their own.
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Darnell Gant and Justin Holiday
Washington's Darnell Gant and Justin Holiday lift up a screaming fan as they celebrate the opening of the 2009 season.
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The entire Izzo family got in on the '70s fun as the Spartans began another season.
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Earvin Johnson, Magic's dad, and Gregory "Special K" Kelser made an appearance in 2008 at Michigan's State's Friday Night Flashback. The retro night was to celebrate the Spartans' first NCAA Championship in 1979.
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UConn's Jerome Dyson lets out a scream as he dunks in front of the Gampel Pavilion crowd during the Huskies' 2008 Midnight Madness.
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Maryland head coach Gary Williams steps out in style -- behind the wheel of a yellow Lamborghini -- as he arrives at the Comcast Center in 2007.
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Chicago native Jeremy Piven revs up the home crowd at Illinois' 2007 Midnight Madness.
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Michigan State coach Tom Izzo dresses up in a Spartan-themed costume in 2007.
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Florida's Taurean Green busts a move at the Gators' 2006 Midnight Madness. The defending champion, would go on to win their second consecutive national title.
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Illinois' Dee Brown addresses the Assembly Hall crowd at the Illini's 2005 Midnight Madness.
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Indiana forward A.J. Ratliff wows the Hoosier crowd at Assembley Hall in 2005.
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UConn freshman Rudy Gay participates in the slam dunk contest at the Huskies' 2004 Midnight Madness
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Maryland's D.J. Strawberry shows off his high-flying skills during 2003 Midnight Madness.
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Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo makes his entrance on horseback with his wife, Lupe, in 2003.
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Connecticut guard Caron Butler dances his way onto the floor during 2001 Midnight Madness at Gampel Pavilion.
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UCLA's Charles O'Bannon screams while being introduced during the defending-champion Bruins' 1995 Midnight Madness at Pauley Pavilion.
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