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Bucs Basketball Team in St. Maarten Preseason Tournament This Weekend; LAI Season Opens Jan. 31

UVI's Buccaneers men's basketball squad takes to the road for three pre-season matchups in a tournament in St. Maarten this weekend.

The Bucs are slated to play the University of St. Maarten team at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23. They take on the St. Maarten National squad at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24. The Bucs conclude their road trip at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, with a matchup against the local league champions. All games will be played at the Foundation Upkeep Sports Facility in Philipsburg.

The Buccaneers and Lady Bucs open their regular Liga Atletica Interuniversity (LAI) season play the following weekend in Puerto Rico. The Bucs first game is at UPR-Humacao at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31. The Lady Bucs open their LAI season against Sacred Heart at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1. That game is followed by a matchup between the UVI men's squad and the Sacred Heart men's squad at 6 p.m.