Nearly 2,000 see Fan Jam at the Murphy CenterNovember 3, 2005 · MT Media Relations
Fans enjoyed a three-point shootout, a session of Corporate Sponsor games, a dunk contest, and a 10-minute scrimmage. Another highlight was the players singing the school fight song and concluding the evening by signing autographs.
Following are results from all the games and contests:
Student vs Player Finals
Gabel Mitchum 3
Wes Durrant 14
CORPORATE SPONSOR GAMES
Midsouth Bank (Prize: Dozen doughnuts from Lamar's)
Rapid Shooting Contest Winner
Coca-Cola (Prize: Domino's Pizza Coupons)
Judges: David Moody, Charlie Myatt, Rick Hardesty
Marcus Morrison 26
Van Fraley 18
Vogelsberg 8, Howard 2
Young 4, Blue 2, Hair 2, O'Neil 2
Freshman and Kermit Krazy Wade Neely's thoughts about the 2005-2006 Basketball Season
"We are going to have a great season and I look forward to helping the team by participating in Kermit's Krazies. I think we will make this place a loud environment and give our team the home-court advantage."
Season Ticket holder Don Henegar's thoughts about Fan Jam 2005
"I think it's great for everyone to come out and see what kind of athletes we are going to have on the court this year."
Season Ticket holder Louise Cooper's thoughts about new seating
"The new seats are beautiful! One thing I never liked about the arena in previous years was that our seats were orange. We (at Middle Tennessee) are blue. I think it (the new seats) helps raise morale and will bring in more fans to help support our team."
Thoughts about participation in Fan Jam
"It was a lot of fun, we wanted to come out and give the crowd a good show before the season."
Thoughts about fan support at Fan Jam 05
"It's nice to see the fans show up and hopefully attendance will pick up as the season progresses."
Head Coach Kermit Davis
Thoughts about Players' Participation
"I thought our players did a good job responding to the crowd and giving them a good show."
Thoughts about Student and Corporate Involvement
"I liked the student and corporate involvement at tonight's event, it allowed our players to interact with them and create a fun environment."
Thoughts on the new additions to Murphy Center
"Chris Massaro has some good ideas like the new court-side seating. Sprucing up the arena has turned it into a better place to play basketball."
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