Elon Phoenix Hoops Preview Scheduled for October 21

ELON, N.C. – With basketball season just around the corner, come out and get your first glimpse of the Elon men’s and women’s teams during the Phoenix Hoops Preview on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 1:30 p.m. in Alumni Gym.

The Phoenix Hoops Preview will give fans the opportunity to check out both programs as they prepare for the upcoming 2012-13 season, as well as meet the teams afterward with an autograph session following intra-squad scrimmages for both squads.

Season tickets for the upcoming season are currently on sale and fans can purchase tickets at the event in the lobby located just outside of Alumni Gym.

Following a Nov. 3 exhibition contest at home against Ferrum, the Elon men’s basketball team begins its 2012-13 campaign on the road at Butler on Nov. 10 as part of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational. The Phoenix’s home opener is slated for Nov. 13 when it welcomes Bridgewater to campus at 7 p.m.

The Phoenix women’s basketball team opens the season on Nov. 9 at South Carolina following a home exhibition on Nov. 4 against Belmont Abbey. Elon’s home opener is scheduled for Nov. 12 when it hosts VCU at 7 p.m.