Pep Rally/Alumni Game Open MBB Reunion Weekend
Feb. 13, 2017
The University’s weekend-long National Marquette Day celebration begins Friday night with the third-annual outdoor pep rally as well as a special men’s basketball alumni game to tipoff 100th reunion events.
The pep rally begins at 6 p.m. in Lot F (across from Al McGuire Center) and concludes with fireworks at 6:45 p.m. Once the fireworks are complete, those in attendance are encouraged to warm up in the Al McGuire Center and watch Marquette’s former players take the court at 7 p.m. Former standouts Bo Ellis and Earl Tatum will serve as team captains and a postgame autograph session is planned on the court. See the list below for those players who have confirmed participation.
Nearly 200 former players, coaches and staff members will be on campus this weekend for not only Friday night’s festivities, but also a pregame reception and special recognition ceremony during halftime of Saturday night’s game against Xavier. Marquette is celebrating 100 years of men’s basketball in 2016-17.
National Marquette Day unites the Marquette nation united in pride and spirit to honor the values cherished throughout the year. Join President Dr. Michal R. Lovell, Vice President and Director of Athletics Bill Scholl, Head Basketball Coaches Carolyn Kieger, Comm ’06, and Steve Wojciechowski and former men's basketball player, Travis Diener, Comm '05, for a campus celebration to kick off this Marquette tradition at the pep rally.
This FREE event includes a s'more roast, mac and cheese, hot chocolate and special performances from our pep band, cheerleaders, dance team and the Golden Eagle. Event will be emceed by Adam Kouhel, Bus Ad '18, and Jim Love, Comm '13.
The first 500 attendees will receive a special Marquette giveaway.
Alumni Game Participants
31 - Gary Brell
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