Binghamton basketball fans don't have much longer to wait to see their favorite teams in action.  The men's team meet Bloomsburg today at 2 PM (1:50 airtime on News Radio 1290 WNBF).  The women entertain the University of Rochester at 7 PM on Tuesday (airtime at 6:50 on News Radio 1290 WNBF).

Both teams open up Division I play next Friday night with home games.  The women host the University at Buffalo at 5:30 while the men host Loyola of Maryland.  Both teams are looking for improvements from last season.  The BU men finished their season 3-27 and 1-15 in America East.  The women were 6-24 with a 5-11 conference slate.

Jordan Reed returns to help lead the men's team.  Rob Mansell is back after sitting out a red-shirt year while recovering from a knee injury.  For the women forward Sherae Swinson and guard Stephanie Jensen lead the list of returnees.