The NYIT Bears will face Dowling in "Senior Day" play on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m. (men's team) and 8 p.m. (women's team) on the court in Recreation Hall, Old Westbury campus. Be there to cheer on the teams at their last home games of the season. The winner of the women's game will claim the East Coast Conference (ECC) regular-season title.
Support Relay for Life when you attend the games. The first 100 fans will get a purple t-shirt. Proceeds from the gate will go to the NYIT Athletics Relay for Life team.
The NYIT women's basketball team is 22-1 overall and tied with No. 15 Dowling for first place in the ECC. As of Feb. 19, the women's team has climbed its way up the USA Today/WBCA Coaches' Top 25 Poll for the fourth straight week to reach a No. 17 national ranking.