The Furman men’s and women’s basketball teams will take center stage at “Dins After Dark” on Thursday at 9 p.m. at Timmons Arena.
Students, fans and alumni are invited to join the Furman basketball teams for the official tip-off event for the 2017-18 season on Thursday and admission is free. Come meet coach Bob Richey and coach Jackie Carson’s squads, get a glimpse of the new court in Timmons Arena and don’t miss the Furman 3-on-3 Hoops final as the student champions take on the Paladin coaches for a chance at $500.
There will be giveaways and prizes for the fans throughout the event, including a Furman Basketball Prize Pack, NBA 2K18, bluetooth projector and flat screen television. Also, Coach Carson’s team will hold a skills competition and both teams will play a brief scrimmage as part of the Paladins’ preseason tip-off party.