KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 10: Steve Moore #32 and Marcus Denmon #12 of the Missouri Tigers celebrate after they defeated the Missouri Tigers 90 to 75 in the championship game of the 2012 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Sprint Center on March 10, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
The University of Missouri basketball program will kick off its 2012-13 campaign with Mizzou Madness on Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. CT at Mizzou Arena.
The University of Missouri Basketball program has announced that it will host Mizzou Madness on Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. CT.
The event marks the official beginning of the 2012-13 Mizzou basketball campaign, and will feature scrimmages by both the men's and women's program. The Madness is also slated to include contests, giveaways, and games.
Doors to the Mizzou Arena will open at 6 p.m. CT, and members of both programs will be on the concourse to sign autographs leading up the the event's 7 p.m start time.
The Mizzou men's program finished the 2011-12 season with a 30-5 record and a No. 2 seed in the Western Regional of the NCAA Championship, but suffered a disappointing loss to No. 15 seed Norfolk State in the second round.
The Mizzou women's program finished their 2011-12 season with a 13-18 record and lost in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinal to the Oklahoma Sooners.
Admission and parking to the Mizzou Madness event will be free, and more details will be announced later in September.