LAIE, Hawaii (Nov. 21, 2013) – After a tough loss to No. 7 Western Washington, the BYU-Hawaii men's basketball team will face off against another ranked team, No. 9 Seattle Pacific on Friday. The Seasiders won't get much rest after that as they will then play Central Washington University on Saturday with both games part of the PacWest/GNAC Challenge.
The first game against Seattle Pacific starts Friday evening at 8 p.m. PST from Ellensburg, Wash. Saturday's contest begins at 4 p.m. PST against host Central Washington.
The Seasiders (1-1) played well into the second half with a lead but the Vikings were able to chip away and come back to steal a victory. BYU-Hawaii looks to bounce back in a big way with another ranked foe on the schedule.
Preseason All-PacWest honoree DeAndre Medlock posted a double-double with 22 points and a career-best 14 rebounds vs. Western Washington.
Seattle Pacific University (4-1) won its first four games in a row before suffering a 90-88 OT loss to Pacific West Conference member Dixie State.
Central Washington University (1-1) is coming off a 95-90 victory over Colorado Christian. CWU was led by junior guard Mark McLaughlin who scored an impressive 42 points in the last game.
Live stats, video and audio will be available for both games this weekend.