By Bianca Warren
Sports Information Director
Livingstone College tipped off the men’s and women’s basketball season with its annual “Madness at Trent”, sponsored by Coca-Cola, on Tuesday night.
The doors of New Trent Gymnasium opened up at 11:00 p.m. with LC students pouring in to enjoy the festivities of the evening. The Livingstone Media Group put on a video presentation while Coca-Cola passed out drinks and tossed t-shirts.
The event featured a lay-up contest for LC students to compete for homecoming step show tickets, the LC band, a short presentation by the La-La’s cheerleaders, introduction of the women’s team, and was rounded off with the introduction of the men’s basketball team; followed by a student dunk contest.
The women’s basketball team will tip off the 2013-2014 season Nov. 8-9 2013 as they host Kentucky State University, Miles College and Virginia-Lynchburg in the Lady Blue Bear Tipoff Classic.
The Blue Bears men, predicted to finish second in the CIAA Southern Division, will tip off the 2013-2014 season Nov. 13, 2013 as they host Morris College in a non-conference game.