12 Days Of Marquette Madness
Oct. 11, 2012
With Marquette Madness rapidly approaching on Oct. 12, GoMarquette.com will debut a daily feature leading up to the event in an effort to help MU fans prepare for the season-opening event at the Al McGuire Center.
GoMarquette.com's features will include an advance look at the team introduction video, Madness T-shirt and the men's team's special surfboard, which will be delivered by the Maui Invitational. The Golden Eagles will also release a pair of commercials, including a glimpse into the squad's offseason activities.
Marquette Madness begins at 7 p.m., with doors opening shortly before the official start of the night's festivities.
October 11, 2012 - MBB Intro Video Teaser
October 10, 2012 - WBB Intro Video Teaser
October 9, 2012 - Team Schedule Posters
All fans in attendance at Marquette Madness will received schedule posters for both the men's and women's team sin 2012-13.
October 8 - Madness T-shirts
Marquette Madness T-shirt distribution will occur inside the Al McGuire Center this year. The shirts, sizes extra-large and medium will be placed on each seat. Fans are asked to share the sizes as needed once arriving in the arena and encouraged to wear the shirts during the event.
The graphics on this year's T-shirt are designed to glow in the dark and during Friday's event the lights will be turned off to maximize the visual of the 4,000 fans in attendance.
October 7 - Video Board Introductions
The video below is an exclusive look a the player intro videos, which will be used at all home games at the BMO Harris Bradley Center and on Sports32's Inside Marquette Basketball with Buzz Williams.
October 6 - Golden Eagle Buzz Impersonation
The Golden Eagle couldn't make a halfcourt shot, but his celebration does mimic the one performed by Buzz Williams during the NCAA Tournament.
October 5 - Maui Invitational Surfboard Delivery
Members of the Maui Invitational staff will be on hand at Marquette Madness to present Buzz Williams and the men's basketball team with the school's specifically designed surfboard. The Golden Eagles are making their first appearance in the tournament since 2007-08, when they advanced to the championship matchup.
October 4 - The Offseason
October 3 - Social Media/Bergstrom Camero Giveaway
The Marquette men's and women's basketball teams now feature their own respective Facebook and Twitter accounts, providing Marquette fans exclusive access for the 2012-13 campaign.
The accounts are updated by members of the coaching staff and also supplemented by the primary media relations contact. Each individual will provide unique, behind-the-scenes access throughout the course of the year, primarily on game day.
One lucky student will win a brand-new Marquette-themed Camaro on March 2nd at the men's basketball game vs. Notre Dame. Students earn entries into the raffle drawing by attending athletic events throughout the year. One entry earned for every event attended.
The car will be on display at Marquette Madness.
October 2 - Buzz Impersonation Contest
One lucky Marquette student will win two floor seats to a BIG EAST home game this season for submitting their best Buzz Williams impersonation. Students are encouraged to scour the internet for some of Buzz's most memorable coaching moments and do their best to replicate his words, actions and wardrobe.
Three of our best submissions will be chosen in advance of Marquette Madness and those students will perform their impersonation at Madness with none other than Buzz Williams, himself, as the judge.
Students can submit their video by tweeting @muathletics and using #FanUpMU or post on Marquette Athletics' Facebook wall. Contest ends October 10.
Below are some "inspirational" links.
October 1 - Madness Teaser Video