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AU basketball alumni weekend set

ALFRED, NY —The Alfred University men’s and women’s basketball teams and Friends of Saxon Athletics (FSA) will host their annual Alumni Weekend activities Feb. 11-12.

The weekend kicks off when the teams host Empire 8 Conference foe Utica College on Friday evening, Feb. 11. Tipoff for the women’s game is 6 p.m. and the men’s game starts at 8 p.m.

The women’s alumni game will be held Saturday morning, Feb. 12, in the McLane Center gymnasium at 10 a.m. The men’s alumni game, originally scheduled for after the women’s contest, has been cancelled. The Saxon varsity teams take on Empire 8 opponent Ithaca in the afternoon: the women play at 2 p.m. and the men play at 4 p.m.

Friends of Saxon Athletics will host a reception between games Saturday, at 3:15 p.m., in the McLane Center lobby. All current AU men’s and women’s basketball players and their parents, former Saxon basketball players, and FSA members are invited to attend.

Former players wishing to play in the women’s alumni game should email Jay Murphy, women’s head coach, at For more information, please call the AU Athletic Department at 607-871-2193.