Kemba Walker danced into Gampel Pavilion during UConn's First Night extravaganza last Friday Night in Storrs. SI takes a look at some other first night of practice celebrations as college basketball revs up for the season.
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Can North Carolina do it again? If Friday night is any indication, Deon Thompson seems to think so. The senior forward pounded his chest as he stepped onto the court for the Tar Heels Late Night with Roy celebration at the Smith Center.
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We hear there's a new coach at Kentucky? Midnight Madness tickets were snapped up in 45 minutes by the rabid Wildcat fans.
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Michigan State's Raymar Morgan makes his way through a crowd of adoring fans after being introduced for the Spartans' Celebrate the Moment practice.
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The Jayhawks were introduced to fans during the school's Late Night at the Phog at Allen Fieldhouse.
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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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In true Midnight Madness fashion, Michigan State Tom Izzo made his entrance in an F1 car.
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Not to be outdone by the men's squad, the reigning women's champions, led by Kalana Green and Tina Charles, showed off some new moves.
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The Hoosiers began their season with a bang. Fans brought posters cheering on their favorite team, including this one, which spliced Jesus' face with head coach Tom Crean's.
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Minnesota freshman guard Justin Cobbs goes between his legs on a dunk attempt at the Tubby Tip-off.
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