Sacred Heart vs.
Sam Houston State
WHAT: Women's basketball, Preseason WNIT
WHEN: Friday, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Liberty College, Lynchburg, Va.
RECORDS: Sacred Heart 0-1, Sam Houston State 0-1
SKINNY: Sacred Heart lost to Georgetown -- which is ranked No. 25 in the AP poll -- 90-63 in its season opener in the first round of the Preseason WNIT. Kiley Evans led the Pioneers with 18 points. Sophomore Katie Shepard, in just 26 minutes against the Hoyas, led the team with seven assists and six steals. ... The Sam Houston State Bearkats lost to No. 10 Delaware 63-31 in their opener.
UP NEXT: Saturday in Preseason WNIT, TBA
Sacred Heart at Hartford
WHAT: Men's basketball
WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Chase Family Arena, West Hartford
RECORDS: Sacred Heart 1-1, Hartford 0-2
SKINNY: Sacred Heart's winless streak against the Big East extended to 17 straight on Monday night in an 88-62 loss to Rutgers. ... The Pioneers have won eight straight against the America East, of which Hartford is a member. They are riding a three-game winning streak over the Hawks. ... Shane Gibson (18.0 ppg) leads Sacred Heart in scoring.
UP NEXT: Sunday at Stony Brook, 2
-- STAFF REPORTS