Oct 14, 2012, 1:48 PM EST
To kick off the college basketball season, we’ve highlighted some of the best moment’s from this weekend’s Midnight Madness celebrations across the country.
Mark Gottfried now makes the list, after he zip-lined into the NC State festivities on Friday night, which you can see in the video below. Wolfpack fans have a reason to be excited, considering the eligibility clearance of impact freshman Rodney Purvis, along with fellow newcomers Tyler Lewis and TJ Warren, as well as the return of CJ Leslie and Lorenzo Brown.
The Wolfpack should be solidly in the Top 15 when polls are released and are expected to challenge for an ACC title in 2012-13. Check out Gottfried flying in:
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- College Basketball Talk’s Latest Top 25 0
- Coach K earns career win No. 1,000 in No. 5 Duke’s win over St. John’s 4
- Kentucky lands commitment from international Class of 2016 big man 3
- Saturday’s Snacks: No. 18 West Virginia, Georgetown win absolute thrillers 0
- No. 11 Kansas makes a statement blowing out No. 17 Texas 1
- Bracket Update: Upcoming stretch could have major impact on Duke’s NCAA seeding 2
- No. 6 Wisconsin utterly embarrassed No. 25 Iowa for more than one reason (13)
- The Top Ten Players that Coach K has had at Duke (13)
- You think college basketball is unwatchable this year? Turn on an Indiana game (7)
- College Basketball Talk’s Latest Top 25: So where do we rank Duke? (5)
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