BU women's hoops unveils non-conference schedule

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BU women's hoops unveils non-conference schedule

August 21, 2013 Updated Aug 21, 2013 at 3:22 PM EDT

Vestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Binghamton women’s basketball program has released its 2013-14 non-conference schedule and the Bearcats open up the 13-game slate at Buffalo on Friday, Nov. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Events Center. The season-opener is the first game of a doubleheader, with the men’s season opener against Loyola to follow at 8 p.m.

Highlighting this year’s non-conference schedule is an appearance at the New Mexico Tournament Nov. 29-30. The Bearcats and Lobos meet in the opening round on Nov. 29 at 9 p.m. EST. Also in the field are Southeast Missouri and Arkansas. On Nov. 30, the consolation and championship games take place at 7 p.m. EST and 9 p.m. EST.

The other in-season tournament the Bearcats will take part in is at Dartmouth Dec. 29-30. In the opening round on Dec. 29, Binghamton squares off against La Salle at 5 p.m. The following day, it faces UMass at 5 p.m.

Other non-conference home games include Canisius (Nov. 19), St. Bonaventure (Dec. 7) and Princeton (Dec. 10). The meeting against the Tigers will be the first ever for the Bearcats.

On the road, Binghamton heads to Bucknell (Nov. 13), Niagara (Nov. 23), Cornell (Dec. 4), Rider (Dec. 14) and Siena (Dec. 21).

“It’s an exciting time of the year and we are looking forward to our upcoming non-conference play,” head coach Nicole Scholl said. “It’s a very competitive schedule for us, but it will prepare us for an always challenging America East Conference season.”

(Courtesy: Binghamton University Athletics)

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