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'Dunks After Dark' with NBA's Timberwolves is Tonight

Arena doors open at 11 p.m. tonight (Monday,, Sept. 29) for midnight event on campus.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 9-29-2014

Mankato, Minn. -- The National Basketball Association's Minnesota Timberwolves will open their 2014 training camp with a free public "Dunks After Dark" event tonight at the Taylor Center's Bresnan Arena on campus.

Doors open at 11 p.m. for the midnight event. Fans are encouraged to arrive early.

Since Thursday, (Sept. 24), free tickets have been distributed on campus and at two U.S. Bank locations in Mankato, to include office at 115 East Hickory Street and 312 Raintree Road.

To find out about remaining free ticket availability, please contact the Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Intercollegiate Athletics office (135 Myers Field House) at 507-389-6111.

Free event t-shirts will be placed on seat backs in the arena, and free roster cards will be distributed to fans as they enter the arena. Concession stands will be open during the event.

Modeled after a traditional collegiate “Midnight Madness,” the Wolves’ "Dunks After Dark" event will be free and open to the public, featuring over an hour of Wolves entertainment, headlined by a scrimmage and a dunk contest involving Wolves’ rookies Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine. NBA TV will be on hand to provide live coverage throughout the night. Media availability will follow the conclusion of the event.

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