CULLOWHEE, N.C. - The Western Carolina Department of Athletics announced the home game times for the 2017-18 men’s and women’s basketball seasons Wednesday (Oct. 18). The Catamount men will play 11 evening games inside the Ramsey Center with two games scheduled for afternoon starts while the women have four evening games and 10 in the afternoon.
The 2017-18 schedule features five home doubleheaders – all of them in Southern Conference play. One game will be a bit different as the men will play the first game, on February 17, against ETSU at 2 p.m. and the women will close out the doubleheader against Samford at 4:30 p.m. All remaining doubleheaders will begin at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. with the women playing first and the men taking the court second. The four other doubleheaders will take place Jan. 13, Feb. 1, Feb. 3 and Feb. 15.
The annual Education Day, held in the Ramsey Center, is slated for Nov. 15 at noon as the Catamount women host Eastern Kentucky. Area school children are invited to the early afternoon game free of charge.
The two teams will have a combined 22 home contests broadcast live on ESPN3 including all home Southern Conference contests.
Men’s and women's basketball season tickets are on sale now. For ticketing information call the Catamount Ticket Office at (828) 227-2401. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.CatamountSports.com.