Tampa Men's Basketball Set to Host Two Competitors

Tampa Men's Basketball Set to Host Two Competitors

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's basketball team will host North Alabama and Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday and Sunday. 

The Matchup: University of Tampa (0-0) vs. North Alabama (0-0)

The Matchup: University of Tampa (0-0) vs. Alabama-Huntsville (0-0) 

Date/Time: Saturday, November 11th at 2:00 pm and Sunday November 12th 2:00 p.m.

Location: Bob Martinez Athletics Center | Tampa, Fla. 

About the Spartans: The University of Tampa will be led by returning seniors Duke Shelton and Marcel Robinson as well as juniors Pat BaconFreddy Ibrahim, and Anthony Gamble. Robinson and Shelton led the Spartans last season averaging 14.2 and 14.0 points per game, respectively. UT has also added three transfers to the roster as well as two freshmen. 

About the Lions: The Lions return junior Tavaras Tolliver who averaged 10.2 points per game and senior Jeff Hodge who averaged nine points per game. As a team, the Lions averaged 81.4 points per game, 38.1 rebounds per game, and 11.6 assists per game. 

About the Chargers: The Chargers return Justin Ward and Chayse Elliot who averaged 9.1 and 8.6 points per game, respectively. As a team, the Chargers averaged 85 points per game, 34.4 rebounds per game, and 14 assists per game. 

Series History (vs. Lions): The Spartans trail the Lions in all-time series history with a 1-3 record.

Series History (vs. Chargers): The Spartans trail the Chargers in all-time series history with a 2-3 record. 

Tickets: Tickets for are $5 for adults, senior citizens and coaches. Children under 12 will be admitted free. UT students, faculty and staff will be admitted free with a valid student ID.

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