Men's Basketball Hosts Colgate Saturday in Third Annual Hall of Fame Day “Bender White-Out”

Men's Basketball Hosts Colgate Saturday in Third Annual Hall of Fame Day “Bender White-Out”

Teams: American (8-14, 3-4 PL) vs. Colgate (9-14, 3-4 PL) 
Date and Location:
 Saturday, February 9, 3 p.m. - Bender Arena
Web: Patriot League All*Access

The American University Men's Basketball team will host Patriot League foe Colgate Saturday, February 9 at 3 p.m., in the team's third annual Hall of Fame Day "Bender White-Out." The first 1,000 students and 500 fans to enter Bender Arena will receive a FREE commemorative t-shirt courtesy of AU Athletics and AU Student Government.

All fans are also encouraged to arrive early with the doors to Bender Arena opening early at 1:30 p.m., to participate in AU Athletics' Fifth Annual Auction & Reception where a silent auction full of great items and memorabilia will be up for bids on the Bender Arena concourse. Admission to the silent auction is free with a game ticket. There will be something for every Eagles fan to bid on including great items such as fine dining, travel, sports memorabilia and experiences, art and more.

At halftime of the game, the American University Department of Athletics and Recreation will honor members of the 44th class of the Stafford H. "Pop" Cassell Hall of Fame: former men's soccer student-athlete Stephen Franzke (Class of '98) and former field hockey student-athlete Virginia Casabo (Class of '99). The Stafford H. "Pop" Cassell Hall of Fame Reception and Dinner will take place following the basketball game.

A limited number of premium location, sideline reserved tickets are still available for Saturday's game and can be purchased online by clicking here. Fans unable to attend can catch all of the action live online via a subscription to Patriot League All*Access.


Remaining Men's Basketball Home Schedule

- Saturday, February 9, at 3 p.m. vs. Colgate  – Third Annual Hall of Fame Day Bender White-Out Auction and Reception: begins at 1:30 p.m.

- Sunday, February 17, at Noon vs. Holy Cross – Clawed the Eagle Bobblehead Giveaway to First 1,000 Fans: National TV Broadcast on CBS College Sports

- Saturday, February 23 at 2 p.m. vs. Army – Yellow Ribbon Appreciation Day: Senior Day