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Golden Nugz 10.11.11- Gopher Hoops All-Star Friday Night

Friday night Gopher basketball is kicking off college basketball season with a real bang! It's the "Gopher hoops all-star Friday night"

"Gopher All-Star Friday Night" will have the look of NBA All-Star weekend and feature a skills competition, a three-point competition, a dunk contest and a scrimmage.

Also included in "Gopher All-Star Friday Night" will be the half-court shot contest. Fans will randomly be chosen and given the name of a current Gopher player. The player will shoot the shot and if made, the fan will win a Gopher Basketball prize pack. All fans chosen will be given a ball autographed by Gopher players.

It should be a fun night for Gopher basketball fans and a great way to kickoff the season. For ticket information for this event, check out The schedule for this Friday night at the Barn, October 14, is as follows:

6:30 p.m. - Doors Open
7:00 p.m. - Autograph Session in Williams Arena Concourse
7:55 p.m. - Lights Out - Dance Team Performance
8:00 p.m. - Introductions
8:15 p.m. - Warmups
8:20 p.m. - Skills Competition
8:30 p.m. - Half-Court Shot Contest
8:40 p.m. - 3-Point Shootout
9:00 p.m. - Dunk Contest
9:15 p.m. - Team Scrimmage

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