Drake Basketball Primetime Preview Set for Oct. 20
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Drake University men's and women's basketball teams will open their doors to the public for the first time this season at the annual Primetime Preview Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Knapp Center. The teams will sign autographs before taking to the court for contests and scrimmages. Admission is free.
This year, Drake students and fans will team up with players from both the men's and women's teams to compete for prizes, including a 42" HDTV. All Drake students in attendance will be entered into a raffle for prizes, including an iPad 2 and a $100 gift card to Best Buy.
Player contests will include a three-point shootout between the men's and women's teams and a hot shot competition featuring teams comprised of Bulldog players and fans. The men's team will compete in a slam dunk contest before taking the court for a 16-minute scrimmage comprised of two eight-minute halves. The women's scrimmage will feature one, 12-minute period.
Season ticket holders may pick up their season tickets when doors open at 6:30 p.m.