Tom Izzo's hippie costume from 2008 picktured above is one of the most memorable moments from Midnight Madnesses of the past. Here are nine other Associated Press images to help you get in the mood for tonight's festivities.
Texas Tech, meet Bob Knight. Bob Knight, meet Texas Tech. Midnight Madness 2001 marked the General's debut in Lubbock
There's something priceless about UConn center Hasheem Thabeet wearing a balloon animal on his head in 2008. Not pictured: The five-year-old girl he stole it from.
In the first of many memorable Midnight Madness entrances at Michigan State, Izzo rolls in dressed head-to-toe in black on the back of a motorcycle in 1999.
Recording artist Lloyd poses for pictures with a dozen happy female students at Connecticut's "First Night" event in 2009.
- Tom Izzo
- Tyler Hansbrough