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:
- Texas hangs on to beat No. 14 North Carolina in Chapel Hill 3
- The Chase for 180: Nic Moore’s hot start 0
- Leslie McDonald has been cleared, while reports say P.J. Hairston unlikely to play this season 6
- Memphis loss shouldn’t feed narrative about Josh Pastner, big games 0
- Casey Prather’s star turn a boon for Florida 1
- Report: Former North Carolina guard Will Graves arrested on drug charges at home owned by head coach Roy Williams (20)
- Kentucky is a flawed team, but does that mean they can’t contend? (12)
- WATCH: Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson unloads in press conference (8)
- Leslie McDonald has been cleared, while reports say P.J. Hairston unlikely to play this season (6)
- Weekend Preview: Iowa-Iowa State highlights a rivalry-heavy weekend slate (5)