Courtesy of UAA Sports Information
Release: July 18, 2014
ANCHORAGE – University of Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball head coach Rusty Osborne has announced his team’s schedule for the 2014-15 season, including 19 home games at the brand-new Alaska Airlines Center.
The Seawolves, on the heels of nine straight winning campaigns, begin with the annual Green & Gold game on Oct. 18 and an Alumni exhibition on Nov. 1.
The regular season starts at home against future league foe Concordia (Ore.) with games Nov. 7-8, followed by an important early road trip against West Region opponents Sonoma State and Chico State in California, Nov. 14-15.
The GCI Great Alaska Shootout returns for its 37th edition Nov. 26-29, with UAA challenging Div. I Pacific live nationally on CBS Sports Network in the first round. Other visitors for the tournament include Missouri State, Colorado State, Rice, Mercer, Washington State and UC Santa Barbara.
Four home games dot the December schedule, including critical West Region clashes with BYU-Hawaii and Humboldt State in the annual UAA Jamboree, Dec. 12-13.
After an early start to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference slate with road games Dec. 4 (at Saint Martin’s) and Dec. 6 (at Western Oregon), the Seawolves make their GNAC home debuts at the Alaska Airlines Center with a New Year’s Day showdown against Simon Fraser and a Jan. 3 game against Western Washington.
The rest of the GNAC home slate includes Jan. 22 vs. Central Washington, Jan. 24 vs. Northwest Nazarene, Feb. 7 vs. Alaska Fairbanks, Feb. 12 vs. Montana State Billings, Feb. 14 vs. Seattle Pacific, Feb. 26 vs. Western Oregon, and Feb. 28 vs Saint Martin’s.
The fifth annual GNAC Championships move this year to the MSU Billings campus, Mar. 4-7, with the NCAA Div. II West Regional Championships set for Mar. 13-16 at a to-be-determined campus host site.
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