Midnight Madness, I mean Maryland Madness, has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 at 9:30 p.m.
The event will be held at soon-to-be-but-not-quite-yet Gary Williams Court at Comcast Center.
According to Maryland media relations, "The event will mark the 40th anniversary of the first Midnight Madness, which began on the Maryland campus when former head coach Lefty Driesell took his squad to the track at Byrd Stadium for a midnight conditioning run."
The event will feature scrimmages by the men's and women's teams.
A quick aside: Does the men's team even have enough bodies to scrimmage? The team's roster looks so teensy. You could write the whole roster on a cocktail napkin. Remember that Dino Gregory, Cliff Tucker, Adrian Bowie, Hawk Palsson and Jordan Williams have all left. The newbies are Nick Faust -- whom I'm excited to see -- and Olexiy Len. I am certain, by the way, that some visiting media member is going to slip up this season and call him "Len Olexiy."