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49ers will showcase basketball teams

Harry Pickett

WHAT: Charlotte 49ers' Basketball Madness, the school's annual tip-off event for the men's and women's teams.

WHEN: Today, 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

WHERE: Halton Arena

ADMISSION: Free

WHAT TO WATCH: Look for the unveiling of the new-look "Norm the Niner," the school's mascot. ... The men's team, which will return four starters under second-year coach Alan Major, will hold its annual slam-dunk contest. ...First-year women's coach Cara Consuegra will showcase three returning starters and 10 letter winners from last season's team that reached the Women's National Invitation Tournament's Final Four and won a school-record 27 games.

IF YOU CAN'T ATTEND: Basketball Madness will be streamed live on charlotte49ers.com and broadcast live on Time Warner Cable for Mecklenburg County subscribers.

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