Golden Eagle Men's Basketball Team to Open Regular Season at Finlandia University on Monday

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Men's Basketball team opens the 2010-2011 regular season on Monday, November 15 when they travel to Finlandia University for a non-conference game. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. (C.S.T.) in Hancock, Mich.

The Golden Eagles went 1-2 in exhibition play. They were led by Eric Dearden (Sr, G, Riverton, Utah) who averaged 13.3 points per game and Larry Brown, (Jr, F, St. Paul, Minn.) who 12 points and five rebounds per game.

Golden Eagles @ Finlandia University  Monday, November 15  6:30 p.m.(C.S.T.)

The Lions open their 2010-2011 season with their game against U of M, Crookston. Finlandia University finished the 2009-2010 season with an overall record of 10-13 including a 91-72 loss against the Golden Eagles. The Lions welcome 13 freshmen to the program. No other information on Finlandia University is available.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).