Immediate Release: September 8, 2006
Contact: David O'Brian (email@example.com)
BU women's basketball to open 2006-07 season at home against
Sacred Heart on Nov. 14
N.Y.-- The Binghamton athletic department has released the 2006-07
women's basketball non-conference schedule, which opens up at
home on Nov. 14 against defending Northeast Champion Sacred Heart
at 7 p.m. The Pioneers, who went 26-5 last year, were defeated
in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament by eventual champion
"We are very excited to be opening up against Sacred Heart,"
head coach Rich Conover said. "They are an outstanding team
and it should be a great game for our region.
other first-time opponents who will visit the Events Center are
Liberty (Nov. 25) and Villanova (Dec. 10). The Flames won the
Big South Conference title last season while the Wildcats advanced
to the WNIT quarterfinals.
the road, the Bearcats head down to the Florida Atlantic Tip-off
Classic Nov. 18-19 for games against Akron and Winthrop. Both
games begin at 5 p.m.
Binghamton has a critical three-game road stretch against La
Salle (Nov. 29), Canisius (Dec. 2) and Lehigh (Dec. 7), three
opponents which it defeated at the Events Center last season.
The Bearcats biggest non-conference win on the road last
season was a 74-52 win at Syracuse on Dec. 18. This season, the
Orangewomen visit the Events Center on Dec. 30.
We have put together another tough non-conference schedule
which will prepare us for the America East Conference schedule,
Conover said. We are especially excited to have home games
against three teams who made it to the post season last year.
We beat some very good teams last year but its going to be a
challenge to do it twice in a row.
The America East Conference schedule will be released later this
Day Date Opponent Time
Mon. Nov. 6 LE MOYNE (EXHIB) 7 p.m.
Fri. Nov. 10 ST. ROSE (EXHIB) 7 p.m.
Tues., Nov. 14 SACRED HEART 7 p.m.
Fri. Nov. 17 * vs. Akron 5 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 18* vs. Winthrop 5 p.m.
Wed. Nov. 22 FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON 3 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 25 LIBERTY 1 p.m.
Wed. Nov. 29at La Salle 7 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 2 at Canisius 2 p.m.
Thurs. Dec. 7 at Lehigh 7 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 10 VILLANOVA 1 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 16 at Colgate 1 p.m.
Tues. Dec. 19 at Bucknell 7 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 30 SYRACUSE 1 p.m.
Mon. Jan. 8 at Cornell 7 p.m.
at Florida Atlantic Tip-Off Classic
home games in CAPS. All game times are EST and are subject to
America East Conference schedule will be released in September