Men’s Basketball Opens Season at High Point on Friday Night

College of William & Mary

HIGH POINT, N.C.  – The William & Mary men’s basketball team tips off the 2017-18 season at High Point on Friday night inside Millis Arena. The teams meet for the fifth time in the last six seasons at 8 p.m. The contest is the second of a men’s and women’s doubleheader for the Panthers with the latter beginning at 5 p.m. The contest will be streamed over the Big South Network and available at no charge online at Tribe fans can also catch the men’s basketball action over the Tribe Radio Network with Jay Colley and Charlie Woollum on the call. The Tide 92.3 FM and 107.9 Bach FM are the flagship stations of the Tribe Radio Network and the audio is also available over the Web at Click HERE to check out the 2017-18 season preview through Adobe Spark.Catch up with the Tribe through social media. Fans can keep up with W&M men’s basketball by following the program on social media as well. Be sure to check out the Tribe on Twitter (@WMTribeMBB), Facebook (WMTribeMBB), Instagram (WMTribeMBB) and Snapchat (TribeMensHoops).
 W&M News and Notes
– W&M opens on the road for the 10th time in the last 12 years at High Point on Friday night. It marks the fifth time in the last six seasons that the Tribe and Panthers have met.- The Tribe is 22-15 all-time against the Big South, including a 16-8 mark under head coach Tony Shaver. W&M is 9-2 against Big South teams over the last four years and has won four-straight against the league. The Tribe defeated Presbyterian and Liberty last season.- The Tribe took part in a seven-day international trip to Jamaica in August to get a jump start on the 2017-18 season. W&M went 3-0 during the excursion, winning by an average margin of 37.7 …

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