PHILADELPHIA - The University of Pennsylvania men's and women's basketball programs will hold their annual Red and Blue Scrimmages on Saturday, Oct. 25. In a twist from previous years, the programs will also play their alumni games on that same day. All games will take place in The Palestra.
The festivities begin at 1:15 p.m., when this year's women's team plays its Red and Blue Scrimmage. The current men's team will follow up with its Red and Blue Scrimmage at 2 p.m. Both of these scrimmages are open to the public at no charge.
The women's Alumnae Game will be played after that, at 3 p.m. The men's alumni game will tip off at 4 p.m. Fans are also invited to stick around following the Red and Blue Scrimmageto catch these former Quakers greats as they re-live their glory days.
The day's festivities will conclude with a Penn Basketball reception at 5 p.m.; the reception will take place in the Hutchinson Gymnasium front atrium, next to the Rockwell Gym practice court.
Those alums who are interested in playing in either alumni game, or attending thePenn Basketballreception, are asked to contact Mike Murray in the Athletics Development office. The reception is also open to fans at a cost of $20 per person.
RED & BLUE SCRIMMAGE/ALUMNI GAMES SCHEDULE
(Saturday, Oct. 25 - All Events in The Palestra)
1:15 p.m.- 2014-15 Women's Basketball Red & Blue Scrimmage
2 p.m. - 2014-15 Men's Basketball Red & Blue Scrimmage
3 p.m. - Women's Basketball Alumnae Game
4 p.m. - Men's Basketball Alumni Game
5 p.m. - Penn Basketball Reception (Hutchinson Gym front atrium)