The Florida State men’s basketball team will host their annual “Jam with Ham” at Seminole Madness on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 at the Donald L. Tucker which will serve as the first practice of the season for the Seminoles.
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. 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, according to seminole.com.
Florida State’s roster features six seniors and five juniors including All-American candidates Bernard James and Michael Snear. 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, according to preseason rankings.
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 also 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.