Sept. 29, 2011
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) - The Florida State men's basketball team will host its annual "Jam with Ham" at Seminole Madness on Oct. 14, 2011 at the Donald L. Tucker which will serve as the first practice of the season for the Seminoles who are coming off of a season in which they finished in third place in the ACC standings and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for only the fourth time in school history.
The annual celebration of the first day of practice which tips off one of the most anticipated seasons in school history is set to begin at 6 p.m. on Oct. 14.
This year's version of the "Jam with Ham" at Seminole Madness will introduce the Seminole men's team to the public for the first time since their breathtaking trek to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament - the farthest the team has advanced in world's most popular tournament since 1993.
Florida State's roster features six seniors and five juniors including All-American candidates Bernard James and Michael Snaer. James and Snaer helped the Seminoles finish the 2011 season with a 23-11 overall record and an 11-5 mark in ACC play. The Seminoles are ranked as high as 17th on the preseason poll by Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbooks.
The "Jam with Ham" at Seminoles Madness will feature a scrimmage, a dunk contest, a 3-point shooting contest and a free throw shooting contest that will include Seminole fans in attendance at the event. Several great prizes will be given away throughout the night including flat screen TVs, computers and cold hard cash. There will be interactive games throughout Seminole Madness as well, where fans can answer live questions for valuable prizes. The night will be full of surprises and one you won't want to miss.
More information will be released in the coming days on seminoles.com, Facebook and Twitter. Please follow the Seminoles on Twitter at FSU_MBasketball for contests and prize availability on a daily basis and for great opportunities throughout the season.