Oct 14, 2012, 1:48 PM EDT
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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- Creighton’s Doug McDermott scores his 3,000th point (VIDEO) 0
- Oregon’s big win over No. 3 Arizona caps impressive regular season turnaround 1
- No. 8 Kansas loses, but The Andrew Wiggins Show is what’s important 1
- No. 1 Florida’s undefeated SEC season not just a by-product of their league 5
- Harvard wraps up third consecutive NCAA tournament berth (VIDEO) 0
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- College Basketball Talk’s latest Top 25 (6)
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- For the first time in months, No. 22 Michigan State and Keith Appling look healthy (6)
- Bracketology: Eight teams in play for No. 1 seeds (6)