Cardinal-White Scrimmage Offers Men's Hoops Sneak Preview
Oct. 7, 2009
STANFORD, Calif.- Fans can get a sneak preview of the Stanford men's basketball team on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the Cardinal-White scrimmage.
The Cardinal-White scrimmage, which will consist of two 15-minute halves, is slated to begin at 7 p.m. in Maples Pavilion. Admission is free.
Stanford kicks off the 2009-10 campaign with an exhibition game against Sonoma State on Friday, Nov. 6.
The Cardinal opens the regular season on the road for the second straight year with a matchup at San Diego on Friday, Nov. 13. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. and the contest will be televised locally by channel 4SD.
Stanford's home opener is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 18, against Oral Roberts. That contest, along with a Nov. 21 date against Florida A&M, are part of the 2009 Cancun Challenge. Eight games of the eight-team tournament will be played in the U.S., and Stanford has been selected as one of four schools to serve as a host.
After hosting Oral Roberts and Florida A&M in its first two games of the tournament, Stanford will battle Virginia and either Cleveland State or Kentucky within the Riviera Division. The Mayan Division is made up of Florida A&M, Oral Roberts, Rider and Sam Houston State.