UWA men’s basketball releases schedule

Published 10:59 am Thursday, September 26, 2013

First-year head coach Mark Downey and the West Alabama basketball program has announce the team’s 2013-14 regular season schedule.

This year’s 30-game schedule includes three exhibition matchups on the road with Division I Opponents University of Texas El-Paso on Nov. 17, the University of Southern California on Nov. 21 and against The Citadel as a part of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament in Towson, Maryland on Nov. 30. The Tigers will also face Abilene Christian in the tournament as a non-exhibition game.

The Tigers open up the season at home against Stillman College on Nov. 13 in Pruitt Hall. The first road test will take them to the University of Montevallo on Nov. 15. UWA will host the Falcons of Montevallo on Nov. 27 and SIAC opponent Claflin University on Dec. 3 before opening Gulf South Conference action.

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West Alabama will open up its 20 game GSC schedule at Alabama-Huntsville on Dec. 14. The Tigers round out the conference slate and the 2013-14 regular season schedule against Union University on March 1 at home.

The GSC tournament is scheduled to begin on March 6 in the Pete Hannah Arena on the campus of Samford University.