WIU Basketball to Host Leatherneck Madness Tip-Off Event on Oct 23

MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University Athletics has announced that they’ll be hosting Leatherneck Madness, a men’s and women’s basketball tip-off event on Monday, October 23rd. The free event will take place inside Western Hall, with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. and all the action beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Fans will have their first opportunity to catch a glimpse of what the 2023-24 season has in store, with a performance by the cheerleaders, a three-point contest, a slam-dunk contest, and scrimmages for both the men’s and women’s teams.  There will also be contests for fans, a chance to meet the coaches and student-athletes during an autograph session, and fans will also have the opportunity to pick out and purchase available season tickets, as well as take home their 2023-24 basketball schedule posters.

All fans and WIU students are invited to join in for a night that promises to kickstart a season of unparalleled basketball action.

For more information, call Western Illinois Athletics at (309) 298-1190.

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