Oct. 26, 2011
AMHERST, Mass. -
With men's basketball season ready to kick off on Nov. 11 when UMass hosts Elon at the Curry Hicks Cage at 9 p.m., some changes to the Minutemen's schedule have been announced, as well as some additions to the slate of televised games.
All Bahamas Games To Be Televised
The Battle 4 Atlantis has announced that all 12 games of the tournament on Nov. 24-26 will be televised. VERSUS and HDNet will be carrying the game, including all three UMass contests, from Imperial Arena at the famed Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas. VERSUS will air the 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. games each day, this includes UMass' opening round game against Florida State on Thanksgiving. HDNet will air the 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. games each day.
Holiday Showcase Update
The Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase at the MassMutual Center in Springfield on Dec. 9 has been expanded to four games. The Minutemen will play Siena at 7 p.m. now, a change from the original 8 p.m. game time.
The new game added to the lineup is Fairfield vs. Old Dominion at 9 p.m. Springfield College will still play Trinity in the Division III game and AIC will face Philadelphia University in the Division II contest, which will now start at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., respectively.
Central Connecticut Now Dec. 30
The Minutemen's game against Central Connecticut at the Mullins Center will be on Friday, Dec. 30 at 7 p.m. The game was originally announced as being on Wednesday, Dec. 28.