Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, December 15, 2015

Star Wars: Episode VII comes out Friday. Are you ready?

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Like millions of others, members of the Minnesota basketball program can't wait. To help celebrate the film's opening, the team will be hosting "Star Wars Day: The Barnyard Awakens" on Wednesday night.

There's a video to promote the event, and you can watch it in the tweet above.

There also will be plenty of giveaways and Stars Wars-themed entertainment. Student who attend the game vs. Chicago State (8 p.m. ET) will receive a free Star Wars poster and special edition cape, both pictured in tweet below. At halftime, Star Wars characters and Goldy the Gopher will play a basketball game.