Mykal Glasgow and his Thomas College Men's Basketball teammates 2017-18 schedule has been released with the season beginning in November.
The 25-game schedule was prepared by fourth-year head coach, Geoff Hensley.
The Men's Basketball program is coming off a record performance season as they finished tied for second in the regular season conference standings and came up short in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) championship game (first visit since 2009).
Thomas College will open their season with the annual Charlie Ryan Classic on the campus of Thomas College on November 17th and 18th. The round-robin style tournament will feature the University of Maine at Machias, Pine Manor College, and University of Maine at Presque Isle.
Thomas will continue non-conference play as they travel across town to face rival Colby College in the Battle of Elm City on November 22 before departing for Thanksgiving break. Upon returning from break, Thomas College will begin conference play with Husson on November 28th in a rematch of last year's NAC Championship game.
In December, Thomas College will host back-to-back home conference games against Lyndon State and Johnson on December 1st and 2nd. The team will then travel for a non-conference match with Wheelock in Boston, Mass, on December 6th, for a rematch of last year's Charlie Ryan Classic championship game. The Terriers will wrap-up the fall semester on the road at the University of Maine at Farmington on December 9th.
Following their Christmas break, Glasgow and his teammates will head to the "Birthplace of Basketball", Springfield, Massachusetts, to compete in the James Naismith Classic held at Springfield College on December 30th and 31st. The tournament includes some of the top teams in the region, including: Springfield College, Wesleyan University (CT), and Fitchburg State University (MA). Thomas will face the host team in Springfield in the opening game.
Thomas returns to Maine, they continue their road trip with stops at New England College and Colby-Sawyer on the first weekend of 2018. The Terriers return home with two home games with UMaine-Farmington (Jan. 13th) and UMaine-Augusta (Jan. 16th). The team will then finish out the month with five NAC games, including: at Green Mountain, at Castleton, and three home games with Maine Maritime, Colby-Sawyer, and New England College.
In the final month, the Terriers travel to Vermont to take on Johnson and Lyndon State before they finish the regular season with three of four home games against Castleton, Green Mountain, at Maine Maritime, and home versus Husson.
The NAC tournament begins the following week on February 20th with the championship game on February 24th at the number one seed's location.