Get ready for the Red Storm Tip-Off

St. John's released details on Monday evening about its 2010 Red Storm Tip-Off, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 15 -- the first day college basketball teams can hold practice.

The event will take place on campus, at Carnesecca Arena, featuring both the men's and women's teams. Admission is free, but space is limited -- free tickets will be available to be picked up beginning at 2 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Carnesecca Arena ticket office.

ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor John Anderson will host the event, and it will be featured as part of ESPNU's four-hour "Midnight Madness" special airing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Eastern.

Among the activities of the evening will be short scrimmages featuring both the men's and women's teams, and a men's team dunk contest.

ESPNNewYork.com will be on hand to cover the event live.