Maroon hoop teams in holiday tournaments

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Megan Wheeler of Roanoke College sinks a foul shot in a recent game.

The Roanoke College basketball teams will be participating in holiday tournaments this weekend, one at home and one on the road.

The Maroon women will host the Susan Dunagan Holiday Classic on Saturday and Sunday at the Cregger Center in Salem. On Saturday Roanoke will take on Franklin & Marshall at 2 pm, followed by a game between Lynchburg College and Meredith at 4 pm. Then, on Sunday, the two ODAC teams swap opponents with Lynchburg and F&M meeting at noon, followed by Roanoke against Meredith at 2 pm.

The RC men will be in Staten Island, NY to play in the Tournament of Heroes. RC will play Oneonta on Friday at 5:30 pm and Salisbury will take on the host College of Staten Island. On Saturday the two Friday losers will meet for third place, followed by the championship game.

The men will return to Salem on Saturday, January 6, to host Lynchburg College at 1 pm in the Cregger Center. The women are at Guilford to open the new year on January 3, then host Randolph at the Cregger Center on January 6 at 3:30 pm.