TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
Home Tip Times Set for Men’s Basketball
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville University men’s basketball team has announced the start times for all 15 home games in the upcoming 2013-14 season. The Dolphins will host 11 games at Veterans Memorial Arena – including a Nov. 25 matchup against 2012-13 Elite 8 team Florida – and another four games on-campus at Swisher Gym. Season tickets to catch all 15 home games are available now. Individual tickets go on sale Oct. 1.

The home campaign begins at Swisher on Nov. 12 with a contest against Florida College at 7 pm. On Nov. 23, JU hosts its first game of the year downtown with a 3 pm meeting against Florida A&M. Two nights later, the Dolphins will meet Florida on the same court. That game is set for 7 pm and will be broadcast on Fox Sports South.

Non-conference season ends with three contests set for 7 pm. Jacksonville will play Trinity Baptist on Dec. 3 at Swisher Gym; that’s followed by a pair of games at VMA against Samford (Dec. 20) and South Carolina State (Dec. 23).

The Dolphins open the Atlantic Sun season just as the calendar flips to 2014. JU will play its final regular season contests at Swisher Gym with a pair of 7 pm games against Mercer (Dec. 30) and Kennesaw State (Jan. 1).

Conference play continues on Jan. 9 as the Dolphins meet the Stetson Hatters at 7 pm. Two days later on Jan. 11, Jacksonville hosts Florida Gulf Coast at 3:15 pm as part of the first women’s/men’s doubleheader of the season. The season closes out with 7:15 pm games against Lipscomb (Jan. 30) and East Tennessee State (Feb. 20), and two 3:15 pm games with Northern Kentucky (Feb. 1) and USC Upstate (Feb. 22). In its only Friday night home game on the A-Sun docket, the Dolphins will meet rivals North Florida on Feb. 14 at 7 pm in a game that will be shown live on CSS Sports.