26th Annual Late Night in the Phog Set for Friday, Oct. 15

Oct. 7, 2010

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The University of Kansas men’s and women’s basketball teams will celebrate the beginning of practice at the 26th annual Late Night in the Phog Friday, Oct. 15, in Allen Fieldhouse.

The 2010 Late Night in the Phog, presented by HyVee, will run from 7:30 p.m. to approximately 10:30 p.m. Admission is free; doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

For the fourth straight year, Metro Sports of Kansas City will air Late Night as part of its Midnight Madness show. KU television hosts will be Nate Bukaty and former Jayhawk guard Greg Gurley.

As is tradition at Late Night, fans are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items, which Kansas Athletics will donate to local food pantries.

Children 12 and under will not be admitted without an adult, and the Fieldhouse doors will be closed when the arena reaches capacity.

The event will feature music by the KU pep band, skits by both teams, video highlights, coach and player introductions, scrimmages by the KU men’s and women’s teams, and much more.

Requests for Sign Language Interpreting during Late Night festivities should be directed to Kim Bates at kimbates@ku.edu.