First-Ever Frog Madness Event Set For Friday Night
Oct. 15, 2002
FORT WORTH, Texas -- First-year men's head coach Neil Dougherty and fourth-year TCU women's head coach Jeff Mittie will be unveiling their 2002-03 basketball teams to the public at the first-ever Frog Madness Basketball Tip-off Event on Friday, October 18. The event, which Horned Frog fans are encouraged to attend, will be held at 7:00 p.m. at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
As part of the Frog Madness activities, the men's and women's basketball teams will participate in skits with the TCU cheerleaders and showgirls. Each team will also have an intrasquad scrimmage. Following the event, all players will be available for an autograph session.
The first 500 fans through the doors will receive a free t-shirt, hot dog and a drink. In addition, the first 1,000 fans receive a chance to win $10,000 in a paper airplane throwing contest. There also will be a student dunk contest on goal that has been lowered to eight-and-a-half feet, as well as a student skills competition.
The men have their first exhibition game at home against Sport Tours on Wednesday, November 6 at 7:05 p.m. The Lady Frogs open their exhibition season on Sunday, November 10 at 2:00 p.m. Both teams start the regular season with a doubleheader on Friday, November 22. The women play Utah at 5:15 p.m., while the men host Sam Houston at 8:05 p.m.