October 12, 2005

Hart Hysteria Set For Friday Night, October 14

Oct. 12, 2005

WORCESTER, Mass. - The College of the Holy Cross men's and women's basketball teams will begin preparations for the 2005-2006 season this Friday, Oct. 14, with Hart Hysteria. The event will take place at the Hart Center from 10:00 p.m. to midnight, and is open to the general public free of charge.

Everyone in attendance will have the chance to win cash prizes, and will also have the opportunity to take part in contests for several other prizes. Fans will also have the chance to witness the Crusader teams running drills on the court, in addition to performances by the Holy Cross cheerleaders and dance team.

The Crusader men's basketball team is coming off a 2004-2005 season in which it posted an overall record of 25-7, won the Patriot League regular season title with a 13-1 mark in conference games, and advanced to the second round of the National Invitation Tournament. The Holy Cross women's squad posted an overall mark of 20-11, while winning the Patriot League regular season and tournament championships, and advancing into the NCAA Tournament for the 11th time in school history.