Men's Basketball Announces 2005-06 Season Schedule

Sept. 13, 2005

Baltimore, Md. - The 2005-06 men's basketball season schedule was released today and features an ESPN2 game with Saint Peter's and a BracketBuster Saturday match-up in mid-February.

The Greyhounds begin the year at Charles Street foe Towson on Saturday, November 19 and open their home slate with back-to-back games against local competition. UMBC visits Reitz Arena on November 27 while American comes to town on November 29.

Maryland's longest college basketball rivalry continues at Mount Saint Mary's on December 3 before the MAAC opener at Fairfield on December 9. Non-conference games against Virginia, VMI, Delaware and Providence take the `Hounds into the New Year.

The MAAC schedule will feature three TV games, including an ESPN2 match-up with Saint Peter's at Reitz Arena on Saturday, February 11. ESPNU will broadcast Loyola's game at Manhattan and MAAC-TV will carry Loyola's home game with Rider on January 22.

The Greyhounds will also play in this year's BracketBuster Saturday against an opponent to be determined. That game will be played on Saturday, February 18.

Loyola closes its regular season at home against Canisius on February 26. The 2006 MAAC Championships will take place March 2-6 at the Pepsi Arena in Albany, N.Y.

2005 Loyola Basketball ScheduleSatNov. 19at TowsonSunNov. 27UMBCTueNov. 29AMERICANSatDec. 03at Mount Saint Mary'sFriDec. 09at FairfieldSunDec. 11MANHATTANThuDec. 22at VirginiaThuDec. 29at Virginia MilitarySatDec. 31at DelawareTueJan. 03at ProvidenceFriJan. 06NIAGARASunJan. 08MARISTThuJan. 12at CanisiusSatJan. 14at NiagaraThuJan. 19at IONASunJan. 22RIDERTueJan. 24FAIRFIELDSatJan. 28at Saint Peter'sMonJan. 30at MaristThuFeb. 02SIENASunFeb. 05at ManhattanWedFeb. 08IONASatFeb. 11SAINT PETER'STueFeb. 14at SienaSatFeb. 18BracketBuster SaturdayFriFeb. 24at RiderSunFeb. 26CANISIUS