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IU on Wednesday announced additional information regarding this year's Hoosier Hysteria.
The event, which serves annually serves as the official tipoff of the IU men's and women's basketball seasons, will take place Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. ET this year with the doors of Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall opening at 5:30 p.m.
Admission is free, but IU is encouraging fans to bring a canned good to donate to the Hoosier Hills Food Bank.
Hoosier Hysteria 2017 will introduce fans to the women's and men's basketball teams for the upcoming season and also include a dunk contest and a scrimmage.
One week after Hoosier Hysteria, Indiana will begin exhibition play hosting Marian University Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. ET. The Hoosiers tip off the regular season Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. ET with a home game against Indiana State.
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