Steve Zylius / UC Irvine The UC Irvine women's basketball team exults after besting the men's squad in the 3-point contest during 2013 Shocktoberfest/Midnight Magic festivities Friday, Oct. 18, at the Bren Events Center.

Shocktoberfest hits the big time

UCI starts basketball practices with its tallest men's team ever

Slideshow captures spirit of annual celebration that brings out hordes of fans for hoops contests and late-night concert. Click any image at right to begin.