Men’s and Women’s basketball begin in-season practice

The men’s and women’s basketball team began their season’s with their first practices of the year. Each of the their seasons are coming up in early November.

The men’s team began its practice Sept. 30 and their Brown and Orange scrimmage will be played Oct. 19 at noon They will begin their regular season Nov. 9 with a game at home against Earlham. BG returns eight letter winners from a team that went 13-19 a year ago and 7-9 in Mid-American Conference play.

The women’s team began its practice Oct. 1 and have its first exhibition game Nov. 2 against Tiffin. The Falcons begin their regular season in the Iona tournament against Michigan Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. The Falcons welcome back seven letter winners, including three starters from last season’s 24-win team. They will look to make national postseason play this year for the 10th consecutive year.