VIDEO: Basketball Kicks Off Season At Late Night

Oct. 21, 2011

The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's basketball teams officially kicked off their 2011-2012 seasons on Thursday night when they hosted Late Night With The Hounds in Reitz Arena.

The event, which was held in cooperation with Loyola Student Activities, drew more than 500 students, as well as many other members of the Loyola and Baltimore communities.

Some of the highlights included giving away books for the spring semester when a student made a half-court shot, Matt Loughlin brought the crowd to its feet with a huge dunk as he wont he Pepsi Player-Student Shootout with women's basketball's Nicole Krusen, and the men's and women's teams entertained with scrimmages.

Watch highlights of the event on the following video, or click here to view on a mobile device: