Nanook men's basketball team releases schedule

FAIRBANKS, AK-Yesterday the UAF men's basketball team released their 2013-2014 schedule. Schedule highlights include defending their Alaska Invitational title against Fresno Pacific, Mary, and Emporia State. The Nooks first GNAC game is against the Seawolves in Anchorage on December 7.

The first game of 2014 is a home contest against Simon Fraser on January 2. On the fourth is the epic rematch of UAF and Western Washington. The Nanooks were the only team to defeat the Vikings in the regular season last year.

January does feature a four game road trip, the longest of the year which includes at Seattle Pacific the defending GNAC Champs and at St. Martin's. Five of their last seven games will be at the Patty Center including the season finale against UAA.

The Nanooks bounced back placing fourth in the GNAC winning 16 games, 10 in conference. Compared to just five wins in 2012 with two conference Ws. They also advanced to the GNAC Championship semifinals. Last season Mick Durham was the GNAC Co-Coach of the year and three starters were All-GNAC selections.

For the full schedule go here--http://alaskananooks.com/schedule.aspx?schedule=89&path=mbball