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    Lackawanna CollegeCurrent NewsCampus NewsHype 4 Hoops festivities kick off 2017 Lackawanna College Basketball season

    Hype 4 Hoops festivities kick off 2017 Lackawanna College Basketball season

    SCRANTON, Pa. – The Lackawanna College men’s and women’s basketball teams will host a Hype 4 Hoops event on Oct. 7, including a dunk contest judged by Celebrity Guest, Sharla McBride, co-anchor and producer for WNEP. The event is free and open to the public.

    A Tailgate Meet and Greet begins at 3:45 to kick off the event with a chance to meet the men’s and women’s basketball teams, free food, and a photo booth with the Lackawanna College Falcon mascot. Fans will have a chance to enter a raffle for a pair of Under Armor Steph Curry basketball shoes or for a half-court shot and free pizza. Other Tailgate events include a corn hole contest, mini basketball hoops, and entertainment.

    The basketball action will begin at 5 p.m. All guests will be welcomed to the gym where Lackawanna College’s Manager of Fitness Programming, Mike Rickert, will introduce the men’s and women’s basketball teams. Contests between the teams will follow introductions.

    The men’s and women’s 2017-2018 Home Opener is scheduled for Nov. 7 with a women’s game against Essex County College beginning at 5 p.m. and the men’s team scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m.