Men's Basketball

DU 2013-14 Men's Basketball Opponent Preview - Game 4: Nov. 29 vs. Green Bay or Pepperdine

Game 4:                               
Fri., Nov. 29 vs. Pepperdine OR Green Bay at Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout

GREEN BAY:
2012-13 Record:
18-16 (10-6 Horizon) (4th)

Postseason:
CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament
First Round - Lost to Bradley, 75-69

SEASON OUTLOOK
Green Bay returns four of its starting five from last year in junior guard Keifer Sykes, senior forward/center Alec Brown, sophomore guard/forward Jordan Fouse and junior forward Greg Mays, who combined for more than 64.5 percent of the Phoenix point tally in 2012-13.

2012-13 POSTSEASON
The Phoenix reached the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament but were eliminated by Bradley after a 75-69 loss in the First Round.

PRESEASON PREDICTIONS
Despite its fourth-place finish in the Horizon League last year, Horizon League coaches, media personnel and sports information directors picked Green Bay as the preseason favorite to win the conference this season.

PEPPERDINE:
2012-13 Record:
12-18 (4-12 WCC) (7th)

Postseason:
None

SEASON OUTLOOK
Although Pepperdine lost its top two scorers from last season, sophomore forward Stacy Davis, senior guard Nikolas Skouen and sophomore forward Jett Raines will be waiting in the wings to carry the Waves this year after scoring nearly 41.2 percent of Pepperdine’s points last season.

2012-13 POSTSEASON
None

PRESEASON PREDICTIONS
The WCC has yet to release a preseason poll for the 2013-14 men’s basketball season. However, ESPN.com predicted that Pepperdine would finish ninth in the conference.

Individual game tickets for men's basketball go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 1 with prices starting at $9 for adults. Single-game tickets may be purchased in person at the Ritchie Center Box Office, by phone at 303-871-2336 or online at http://j.mp/1a9QLl8. DU students are admitted to all Denver men's basketball games FREE with their Pioneer Card.

Group tickets are available for parties of 20 or more for a reduced price. Men's basketball lower bowl group tickets are $7. For more questions or to place a group ticket order, contact Adam Sizemore at adam.sizemore@du.edu or (303) 871-HOOP.

Season tickets for the 2013-14 Denver men’s basketball season are currently on sale with ticket packages start at just $77. For ticket information, please visit DenverPioneers.com or call the Pioneer Basketball Ticket Hotline at (303) 871-HOOP. DU continues its commitment to provide the community with the most affordable and exciting entertainment in the Denver metro area.

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