Celebrate the Moment with Spartan basketball.
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State's annual Midnight Madness event to tip-off the 2009-10 basketball season will be held on Friday, Oct. 16. This year's event is called Celebrate the Moment, as the men'sÂ and women's basketball team will recognize some of the best moments in the programs' history. Spartan fans will also have the opportunity to be a part of a banner ceremony as Michigan State will unveil new Final Four banners and raise the 2009 Final Four banner to the rafters for the first time. Doors to the Breslin Center will open at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free.
The event begins with autographs for Spartan fans on the Breslin Center concourse. The formal program will begin at 10:30 p.m. and feature the introduction of the men's and women's basketball teams. The evening will also include promotional giveaways and performances by the Spartan Marching Band, Michigan State cheerleaders, MSU dance team and Sparty. The evening will conclude with the men's basketball team playing on the court.