GREENSBORO-Aggie fans have seen many things happen on the
court at Corbett Sports Center over the years.
But Aggie Nation probably saw some things they haven't seen before on
Monday night during Aggie Madness.
Aggie Madness gave fans a chance to meet the A&T winter
teams-swimming, bowling and men's and women's basketball-and to see a little of
what they can do, and to enjoy performances by the A&T Blue & Gold
Marching Machine and the A&T cheerleading team.
As the evening continued, all four teams were introduced and
each head coach addressed the crowd, discussing their outlook for the 2012-13 season.
The women's basketball team performed a team dance, and men's basketball head
coach Cy Alexander showed fans that he can do the Dougie.
Then the competition started. Christian Carter, Ariel Bursey
and Jessica Lyons competed in the skills competition as they showed off their
agility and ball-handling skills. Bursey took home the title after shooting a
Then the Aggies had three representatives from each
basketball team take the floor for a 3-point shooting contest. Redshirt junior Amber Calvin represented the
women in the finals, while senior Jean Louisme represented the men. For the
first time since Aggie Madness began four years ago, Calvin won bragging rights
for the women by knocking down 10 threes in the finals.
Then the men had a chance to showcase their skills with a
dunk contest. After coming down to the
two finalists, senior R.J. Buck took home the title, slamming the ball down
after leaping over four people.