SUNY Canton Men's Hoops Ready for 24-game Schedule
CANTON - The SUNY Canton men’s basketball team will play a 25 game regular season schedule that includes 11 home games and a 14 game conference schedule in the team’s second season in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC).
The 2019-20 campaign starts with a rivalry game at SUNY Potsdam on Friday (11/8) at 7 p.m. Four days later first-year Head Coach Shiva Senthil will host his former team in Clarkson University in the Roos home-opener (11/12) at the Roos House.
The following weekend sees the team take part in the Middlebury Tip-Off Classic where it will square off with Bridgewater State and Wentworth Institute of Technology. After a road game at Paul Smith’s, SUNY Canton will host Middlebury (11/21) and St. Lawrence (11/26).
The Roos final non-conference contest prior to league play starting comes on the road (12/2) at SUNY Geneseo. Canton will once again play a 14-game NAC schedule with two games each v. the other seven league opponents in the form of weekend doubleheaders. Conference play opens at home v. Thomas (12/6-7).
Just after finals week the Roos will make a trip to New York City playing a pair of games v. Farmingdale State (12/14 – at Old Westbury) and John Jay College (12/15). The team plays three straight road games to open 2020 at SUNY Delhi (1/4) and Maine Maritime Academy (1/10-11).
The Roos then host six of their next eight contests in the Roos House, all coming in league play, as they square off with Maine Presque Isle (1/17-18), Husson University (1/24-25) and Maine Farmington (2/7-8). The regular season concludes with a weekend series at NVU-Lyndon (2/14-15).
The top six teams in the regular season will qualify for the NAC Tournament, with the top two seeds earning first-round byes. The quarter-finals take place on February 22nd at the higher seed with the semifinals (2/28) and championship (2/29) being hosted by the regular season champion and top overall seed.