(Notre Dame, Indiana) The men's and women's basketball teams will have their collective hands full Wednesday evening when Robert Morris visits the Saints.
The first of the two battles will begin at 5:00 PM Wednesday night, when the Lady Eagles (Receiving Votes) tip-off against the Saints at McKenna Arena. RMC capped off a 20-11 campaign in 2010-2011, and returns a large chunk of their most productive players from last year. Effectively ranked 30th in the country, the Eagles will provide a firm test against Aimee Litka's young squad.
The men, just two days after battling NCAA Division I opponent Valparaiso, will face the #3 Eagles (3-0), who finished last year at 32-2, falling to Pikeville (Kentucky) in the NAIA Elite Eight game in the spring. Pikeville is this year's preseason #1 in the NAIA nation-wide rankings.
RMC is a perennial powerhouse in men's basketball, reaching the NAIA Final Four 7 times since 2002. The Eagles bring size, speed, and athleticism into the contest, and will immediately demonstrate why they are consistently at the top of the CCAC. The men's game will begin shortly after the conclusion of the women's game, and will tip at approximately 7:15 PM.