- College Basketball’s Annual Preseason Celebrations Showcased Through Web-Based Videos
- Dunks, Plays, Championship Commemorations, and Celebrity Appearances Considered for Top Moments; Videos to be Submitted by Teams and Fans
- Jay Bilas and Seth Greenberg Preview the 2015-16 Season
- ESPN3 to Stream No. 5 Kansas’ Late Night in the Phog
ESPNU will celebrate the start of the 2015-16 college basketball season with a one-hour special that utilizes social media and web-based videos to provide a sampling of college basketball’s annual preseason parties from campuses around the nation. Debuting Friday, October 23, at 9 p.m., #MidnightMadness’ best moments will be showcased with an emphasis on videos that have generated chatter on the internet and others that were submitted for consideration by teams and fans.
Voting – including dunks, plays, championship commemorations, and celebrity appearances — will take place over the coming weeks through @ESPNCBB. Teams and fans can nominate moments for consideration by tweeting at @ESPNCBB and tagging it #MidnightMadness.
College basketball analysts Jay Bilas and Seth Greenberg will be in studio throughout #MidnightMadness, which will also delve into the major storylines heading into the season and touch on the various conference media days which take place throughout October. Matt Schick will host.
ESPN3 Carries No. 5 Kansas’ Late Night in the Phog, Other School Celebrations
ESPN3 will carry ESPN.com’s preseason No. 5 Kansas Jayhawks’ Late Night in the Phog on Friday, October 9, at 8 p.m. Additional school celebrations will be carried as well, which include:
|Friday, Oct 9||8 p.m.||No. 5 Kansas||Late Night in the Phog|
|Friday, Oct 16||7 p.m.||Harvard||Harvard Crimson Madness|
|8:30 p.m.||Mercer||Mercer Madness|
|Thursday, Oct 22||7 p.m.||Florida Gulf Coast||Dunk City After Dark|
Additional schools can be added throughout the month of October