UNH Men's Basketball Announces Preseason Canadian Trip

DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire men's basketball team will be traveling to Montreal and Lennoxville, Quebec for three exhibition games between Oct. 15-17. The trip was announced today by head coach Phil Rowe.

The Wildcats will face three teams over the three-day span with two games in Montreal and the other in Lennoxville. The trip will begin Friday, Oct. 15 against Concordia University and will conclude Sunday, Oct. 17 against Bishop's University, alma-mater of UNH assistant coach Brent Cook ('97).

All three of the teams are members of the Quebec Student Sports Federation (QSSF), which competes nationally in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), the top level of college basketball in Canada.

Game times and opponent notes:

Friday, Oct. 15 at Concordia University (Montreal) at 7 p.m.
The Stingers won the 1990 Canadian National Championship and lost in the final in 1995.

Saturday, Oct. 16 at Universite du Quebec a Montreal at 6 p.m.
The Citadins enter their second season at the top level of college basketball in Canada.

Sunday, Oct. 17 at Bishop's University (Lennoxville) at 2 p.m.
The Gaiters return Jeff Szita, a second-team all-Canadian and the QSSF's reigning Player of the YearŠBishop's won the 1998 Canadian National Championship.

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