The University of Kansas basketball season kicks off with " Late Night In The Phog," KU's celebration of the start of basketball practice, Friday, Oct. 17, in Allen Fieldhouse.
Doors will open at 7 p.m., and seating is first-come, first-served. Admission is free, but fans are encouraged to bring canned foods, which the Kansas athletics department will donate to area food shelters. Children 12-and-under will not be admitted without an adult, and the Fieldhouse doors will be closed when the arena reaches capacity.
The event features skits and
entertainment by the KU men's and women's
basketball teams, and music by the KU pep band. Pre-show entertainment will
run from 7:30-9:45 p.m., and the teams will begin their performances at
approximately 10 p.m. To cap off the evening, the KU men will hold a brief scrimmage at midnight.