Triton men’s and women’s basketball tip-off season at home

If you are a college basketball fan, Triton College's Robert M. Collins Center is the place to be for full slate games to open the 2012-13 season. Both the Triton men's and women's squads start the new year with their first three games at home, highlighted by the Men's Tip-Off Classic from Nov. 2-4.

The Triton men will host Southern Maryland Community College at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 in the fourth and final game of the day. The Triton women begin their season the following afternoon in the first of five games at the Collins Center. They'll play Lakeland College out of Ohio on Saturday, Nov. 3.

Come out to support both of our basketball teams!

Here is the schedule of upcoming games:

Friday, Nov. 2

Triton Men's Tip-Off Classic

2 p.m.-Oakton Community College vs. Cincinnati St

4 p.m.-Lakeland College (OH) vs. Danville Area Community College

6 p.m.-Morton College vs. Owens Tech (OH)

8 p.m.-Triton  vs. Southern Maryland Community College

Saturday, Nov. 3

Noon-Triton women vs. Lakeland College (OH)    

Triton Men's Tip-Off Classic  

Consolation Games: 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Semifinal Games: 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 4

Triton Men's Tip-Off Classic

7th Place Game: 8 a.m.

5th Place Game: 10 a.m.

3rd Place Game: Noon

Championship Game: 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

6 p.m.-Triton women vs. Northwestern University Club

Thursday, Nov. 8

5:30 p.m.-Triton women vs. Moraine Valley Community College

For more information on Triton College Athletics, visit www.triton.edu/athletics or call Athletic Director Harry McGinnis at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3784.