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Point Park University men's basketball schedule released, Pioneers open Nov. 4-5

Oct. 14, 2011



2011-12 SCHEDULE  

PITTSBURGH -- The 2011-12 Point Park University men's basketball schedule has been released, and the Pioneers are scheduled for 25 games beginning Nov. 4-5 at the season-opening Daemen Tournament.

Point Park, which returns two starters from last year's team that was 15-12 overall and made the American Mideast Conference playoffs, will play 12 AMC games.

The Pioneers will play a home-and-home series with each of the six other AMC members including Walsh (OH), Houghton (NY), Daemen (NY), Roberts Wesleyan (NY), Wilberforce (OH) and new conference member Fisher (MA).

Point Park will visit Fisher, located in Boston, on Dec. 1, and the Falcons will travel to Point Park Feb. 12.

After opening up at the Daemen Tournament Nov. 4-5, the Pioneers visit the Siena Heights (Mich.) Tournament Nov. 11-12 and the Allegheny Tournament Nov. 18-19.

Point Park will face York and Toronto at the Daemen Tournament They open up with Lourdes in the first round at Siena Heights, and the other team besides host SHU is Mary Grove. Penn State-Fayette is the first-round opponent at the Allegheny Tournament, with the host Gators and Pitt-Bradford being the other teams.

Non-conference single games on the schedule include a home and home with Penn State Fayette (Nov. 16 & Jan. 10) and road games at Fairmont State (Nov. 15), Ashland (Nov. 23) and West Liberty (Dec. 4).

Nearly every Point Park men's and women's basketball game will be broadcast live on internet radio via the Point Park student radio station WPPJ-AM 670. Each broadcast will be simulcast live also archived on the MSA Sports Network.