2013-14 Game Promotions

Lehigh
NOV 8

  • National Anthem: Gopher Pep Band
  • Honor Guard:
  • Halftime: Heartbeat Studios

Montana
NOV 12

  • National Anthem: Minnesota National Guard Red Bull Band
  • Honor Guard: University of Minnesota ROTC
  • Halftime: Rogers Dance Team

Coastal Carolina
NOV 19: EA Sports Maui Invitational Opening Round Game

  • National Anthem: Gopher Pep Band
  • Honor Guard: TBA
  • Halftime: Old Dutch Little Chippers – Burnsville Youth Basketball

Wofford
NOV 21

  • National Anthem: Basses Wild
  • Honor Guard: TBA
  • Halftime: Old Dutch Little Chippers – Apple Valley Youth Basketball

Florida State
DEC 3: Big Ten/ACC Challenge

  • National Anthem: U of M Pep Band
  • PreGame: St Joseph’s Home for Children and Toys for Tots Toy Drive – make the holidays brighter for children in need! Bring an unwrapped toy or make a monetary donation as you enter the arena. Remember: there are many teenagers involved in the program and not many donations are made for these children.
  • Halftime: Quick Change presented by Subway

New Orleans
DEC 7

  • National Anthem: Big Lake High School
  • Halftime: U Can Danz
  • Post-Game: TCF On-Court Experience – open to the first 50 children (ages 6th grade and younger) to sign up during the second half of the game

South Dakota State
DEC 10

  • National Anthem: Marley McMillan
  • Halftime: Old Dutch Little Chippers – St James Youth Basketball

Omaha
DEC 20

  • National Anthem: Zimmerman High School
  • Honor Guard: Minnesota Legion
  • Halftime: Old Dutch Little Chippers – FSA 5th Grade Basketball

Texas A&M Corpus Christi
DEC 28

  • National Anthem: Benson High School
  • Honor Guard: Boy Scouts
  • Halftime: Best Buy Musical Chairs

Michigan
JAN 2: Big Ten Home Opener

  • National Anthem: Ross Ukkelberg
  • Halftime: U of Minnesota Dance Team National Championship Routine

Purdue
JAN 5

  • National Anthem: Selena Brills – X Factor Season 3 Contestant
  • Pre-Game: Food Drive benefitting the Prospect Park Food Shelf and Second Harvest Heartland – Gopher Student-Athletes will be collecting non-perishable food items and monetary donations as you enter the game
  • Halftime: Fargo Moorhead Acro Team presented by Subway
  • Post-Game: TCF On-Court Experience – open to the first 50 children (ages 6th grade and younger) to sign up during the second half of the game

Ohio State
JAN 16

  • National Anthem: Aaron Marks
  • Halftime: Simon Sez presented by Subway

Wisconsin
JAN 22

  • National Anthem: John DeHaan
  • Halftime: Toyota Car Half-Court Shot/University of Minnesota Dance Team Performance

Northwestern
FEB 2: Alumni Day

  • National Anthem: TBA
  • Halftime: Gopher Basketball Alumni Reunion
  • Post-Game: TCF On-Court Experience – open to the first 50 children (ages 6th grade and younger) to sign up during the second half of the game

Indiana
FEB 8

  • National Anthem: U of M Pep Band
  • Halftime: 25th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion – 1988-89 Sweet Sixteen

Illinois
FEB 19

  • National Anthem: Metropolitan Boys Choir
  • Halftime: Alexandria Aces presented by Subway

Iowa
FEB 25

  • National Anthem: Wells Fargo Chorus
  • Halftime: Goldy’s Mascot Game

Penn State
March 8 or 9: Senior Day

  • National Anthem: U of M Pep Band
  • Halftime: TBA