Saturday, November 10, 2018

HBU to face Fordham in first home game of season.

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Darla S Tamulitis, La Vita Loco Photography
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By Robert H Kelly
Copyright 2018 All Rights Reserved

HOUSTON, TEXAS (November 10, 2018) The HBU Huskies men's basketball team kicks off their 2018-19 home schedule with a 7 p.m. CST game against the Fordham Rams on Saturday evening. The Huskies will be looking for their first win of the season, after dropping a 90-60 decision against Arizona at the McKale Center in Tucson on Wednesday night.

Junior guard Jalon Gates (Clemens HS, Sugar Land, TX) led the way for the Huskies with 15 points against Arizona, followed by Oliver Lynch-Daniels (Oak Hill Academy, Chapel Hill, NC) with 10.

Head coach Ron Cottrell, in his 27th season of leading the Huskies, returns nine players from a 5-25 season in 2017-18; in which they failed to qualify for the Southland Conference Tournament. With an influx of three transfer players and three high school recruits, The Huskies will be working towards returning to the conference tournament and the NCAA playoffs.

Fordham won its opener at home against City College of New York by a score of 106-58. The Rams finished the 2017-18 season with a 9-22 record and posted a single win (1-10 record) on the road. Saturday’s game marks the first ever meeting between the two programs and is the Huskies’ first game against an Atlantic 10 opponent since the 2011-12 season when HBU visited Duquesne. 

The game can be heard on the DNA Husky Sports Network broadcast with Chase Hernandez, available at

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