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Special Announcement for February 8, 2011

Good Day UVI,


This is a UVI special announcement for Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011. It is for the entire University community.


Lady Bucs, Buccaneers to Host UPR-Carolina Squads in Home Openers on Thursday


UVI's Lady Bucs and male Buccaneers basketball squads play the home openers of their 2011 season on Thursday, Feb. 10, in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas campus. They will host the women's and men's teams from the University of Puerto Rico-Carolina.


The Lady Bucs play first in a game scheduled for 6 p.m. The men's game will follow. The UVI Dance Team and cheerleading squad will also perform. Admission to both games is free.


The Lady Bucs played their first two regular season games on the road last week, with a loss (55-31) to American University of Puerto Rico and a win (44-14) over the University of Central Bayamon.


Thursday's men's game is their regular season opener. Following that, the Buccaneers will return to the home court at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12, when they host University of Puerto Rico-Humacao.