SEATTLE – (Oct. 16) Seattle University men's and women's basketball teams host their annual Redhawk Madness celebration on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. in the Connolly Complex. The official tip-off party of the 2017-18 basketball season, Redhawk Madness is open to all Seattle U students, faculty and staff, and the general public, free of charge.

The event will feature an introduction of the 2017-18 Redhawk men's and women's basketball teams, as well as performances by the Seattle U dance team, Redline, the band, and a special appearance by Slick Watts.

The night also includes skills competitions, dunks, lots of laughs and an exclusive t-shirt giveaway – an item that fans can only get at this event. Fans will also have a chance to win airfare for two, anywhere Alaska Airlines flies. Come out and show your Redhawk pride!