UVI’s Lady Bucs defeated UPR-Carolina 52-38 in LAI basketball action Friday, Feb. 21, in Puerto Rico. It was their first road-win and their first of the season on the court, following an earlier win by forfeit over American University. The UPR-Carolina men’s squad defeated UVI’s Buccaneers in Friday’s hard-fought second game, 89-83. The Lady Bucs and Buccaneers both lost games in a doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 22, against UPR-Bayamon. Bayamon downed the Lady Bucs, 68-32, and the Buccaneers, 82-56.
The Lady Bucs and Buccaneers are scheduled to host UPR-Rio Piedras women’s and men’s squads at the Sports and Fitness Center at noon and 2 p.m., respectively, on Saturday, March 1. Both squads return to Puerto Rico on Monday, March 3, for a double header against Caribbean University. The ladies play at 10 a.m. and the men play at 4 p.m.