Belmont University’s acclaimed men’s and women’s basketball programs recently announced their schedules for the 2009-10 season. 2008 National Champion Kansas and defending Pac-10 Champion Washington highlight the men’s basketball schedule, head coach Rick Byrd released Thursday. The Bruins – fresh off their fifth 20-plus win campaign and fifth postseason appearance in the last six years – have earned a reputation for playing among the nation’s toughest non-conference schedules. This year is no exception. Click here for more on this story and a complete schedule.
In addition, the Belmont women’s basketball team enters its 2009-10 campaign with the mission of returning to the Big Dance for only the second time in program history. Head Coach Tony Cross has lined up a rigorous slate with non-conference opponents from seven different leagues which will prepare the Bruins in their quest to return to the NCAA Tournament. Click here for more on this story and a complete schedule.