Metropolitan University basketball squads spoiled the UVI Lady Bucs’ home opener and then swamped the Buccaneers men’s squad in games Friday, Feb.14, at the Sports and Fitness Center. After a promising start, the Lady Bucs fell to Metropolitan, 69-35. The Buccaneers men’s squad followed, with a 73-58 loss in the day’s second game. Two additional home games, originally scheduled for Feb. 15, against UPR-Rio Piedras teams, have been rescheduled by the LAI league office.
The Lady Bucs and Buccaneers return to the road this week, taking on UPR-Carolina, on Feb. 21, and UPR-Bayamon on Feb. 22. UVI will now host UPR-Rio Piedras in games on Saturday, March 1.