Southern Connecticut State University head men's basketball coach Michael Donnelly has announced that the Owls will face the University of Connecticut in an exhibition contest in advance of the 2013-14 regular season opener.
The Owls will take on UConn on October 30 at 7 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion. SCSU last faced the Huskies during the 1989-90 season in the only regular season contest between the two schools.
Two days later, the Owls will also play the University of Rhode Island at the Ryan Center in Kingston, R.I. on November 1 at 7 p.m.
Southern Connecticut finished the 2012-13 season with an overall mark of 17-10 and reached the quarterfinals of the Northeast-10 Tournament. It was the third straight NE-10 appearance for the Owls. SCSU kicks off the regular season with a neutral site game on Nov. 9 in Bridgeport, Conn. against Molloy.
Tickets may be purchased in the SCSU Office of Student Life (ASC 212) with cash or check. Space is limited.
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