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December 20, 2012

Men's basketball with Loras postponed

Snow has postponed tonight's non-conference men's basketball game with Loras. The game will be made up on Friday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Carver Center.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The non-conference men's basketball game between Loras and Augustana, which was scheduled for Thursday, December 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Carver Center, has been postponed due to the snowstorm that is sweeping through the Quad Cities. The Vikings and the Duhawks will tip it off on Friday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Carver.

Augustana, which made its first appearance of the year in the "top 25" this week, is currently 9-1 on the season. The Vikings are ranked 22nd nationally after being in the "receiving votes" category for the first three polls. Veteran head coach Grey Giovanine's team is coming off an 86-74 win at MacMurray on Sunday, December 16 behind 22 points from senior Brandon Kunz (Lake Zurich HS, Lake Zurich, Ill.).

Loras is currently 4-4 on the year and the Duhawks have won two straight games, beating Principia 80-57 on December 15 and Rockford 82-56 on December 16.

Augustana and Loras will be meeting for just the 12th time with the Duhawks holding an 8-3 advantage. Loras has victories in the last four meetings although the last time the two teams met was in 1994-95 when the Duhawks beat the Vikings 95-72 in Dubuque, Iowa.