October 15, 2009

SHU Hoops Madness Slated for Friday Night

Oct. 15, 2009

FAIRFIELD, CT - The Sacred Heart University Student Government presents "SHU Hoops Madness" on Friday, October 16 at the William H. Pitt Center.  Doors open at 10:30 pm and the first 500 fans will receive a free sweat band, among other free giveaways.

SHU Hoops Madness will feature high flying trampoline entertainment by Flipping Out Productions.  All members of the Sacred Heart community are encouraged to attend and support the men's and women's basketball teams in addition to all winter sports programs.

The men begin their season against Yale University in the Connecticut 6 Tournament to be held at the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport on November 13.  The Pioneers' home opener is November 15 against Lafayette, followed by a three game road trip that features games at Fordham, Xavier, and Penn State.

The women open the season at Columbia November 13, then come home to host Villanova on November 16 and Harvard November 21.  The Pioneers quest to defend their NEC title begins December 5 as they travel to Fairleigh Dickinson.