Hampton, W&M discover opponents for 18-game CAA basketball schedules – The Virginian-Pilot



The 13 programs in the expanded Colonial Athletic Association, including newcomer Hampton and longtime member William & Mary, have learned which opponents they will face twice and which they will meet once during an 18-game schedule of the CAA. Times and dates must be announced.

Coach Buck Joyner’s Deep South Pirates will play home-and-away series against W&M, North Carolina A&T, College of Charleston, Drexel, Hofstra and Monmouth. Hampton will only play at home against Delaware, Northeastern and Stony Brook and only on the road against Elon, UNC Wilmington and Towson.

Coach Dane Fischer’s tribe will play two games each against Elon, Hampton, UNCW, Northeastern, Stony Brook and Towson. W&M will only play at home against Hofstra, Monmouth and NC A&T and only on the road against Charleston, Delaware and Drexel.

Most CAA games will take place on Thursdays and Saturdays.


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Hampton’s first colonial season will include meetings with W&M, Hofstra, NC A&T, UNCW, Northeastern and Towson. Coach David Six’s team will only play at home against Charleston, Delaware and Drexel and only at Elon, Monmouth and Stony Brook.

The Tribe’s first season under new coach Erin Dickerson Davis will feature two games each against Hampton, Charleston, Drexel, Elon, Monmouth and Towson. W&M will also play at home against Delaware, Hofstra and UNCW and on the road against NC A&T, Northeastern and Stony Brook.


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