Gophers fans will get a chance to get their first look at the men's and women's basketball teams at the same time this year during a joint open scrimmage Oct. 22 at Wiliams Arena.
The free event called "Homecoming Tip-off" will begin 20 minutes after the conclusion of the Gophers homecoming football game against Rutgers, which is scheduled for an 11 a.m. kickoff across the street at TCF Bank Stadium. Doors at the arena will open just before the end of the fourth quarter.
Gophers men's basketball coach Richard Pitino and women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings will be on microphones during the event at the Barn. Both teams will scrimmage separately on the court, followed by an hour-long autograph session with players and coaches at the Sports Pavilion.