VIDEO: Mark Gottfried jumped out of an airplane for Midnight Madness

In terms of entrances, you can't set a bar higher than this.

Because it's thousands of feet in the air.

N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried went to the trouble of jumping out of a plane, then getting in a chopper, then cruising over to the arena for the Wolfpack's Friday night festivities. With each year college basketball is getting more extravagant in how it shows of its anticipation and spirit for the season ahead.

We're not complaining. And many more Midnight Madness videos are on their way.

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Matt Norlander is a national award-winning writer who has been with CBS Sports since 2010. He's in his seventh season covering college basketball for CBS, and also covers the NBA Draft, the Olympics and... Full Bio

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