Oct. 14, 2009
Hoopla '09, an event to raise awareness of the Coastal Carolina University basketball program, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19 at Kimbel Arena. The event features a food contest, introduction of Coastal basketball players and coaches and free giveaways for fans.
Hoopa '09 is free and open to the public.
The men's and women's basketball teams will each have a 15-minute scrimmage. Coach Cliff Ellis, head men's basketball coach, and Alan LeForce, head coach of the women's basketball team, will speak briefly and give away a flat screen television.
A step show will be presented by a Coastal Carolina fraternity, along with a Balloon Stomp for cash for fans. White Coastal T-shirts will be thrown out by cheerleaders, and fans can have their photo taken with members of the team for mascot Chauncey's Facebook page.
Interactive competition with the team will include a hot shot contest, dunk contest and more. Food will be available, and a "Taste of Coastal" crown will be awarded in a food vendor competition.
For more information, call the Athletic Ticket Office at 843-347-TIXX.