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UVI BASKETBALL BUCS OPEN SEASON WITH WINS

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March 7, 2003 – Both the men's and women's basketball Bucs, the University of the Virgin Islands' teams, won their season opening games last weekend in Puerto Rico against Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico (UMET).
On Friday, Feb. 28, the Lady Bucs defeated UMET 56 to 52, while the men's team downed their UMET rivals 77 to 70. On Saturday, March 1, the Lady Bucs extended their streak, rolling over Universidad de la Este 54 to 6. The men's squad lost their game to UNE, 90-72.
Next up, the UVI men take on University of Puerto Rico (UPR)-Mayaguez and Politecnica University on March 7 and 8. The Lady Bucs have the weekend off and next play March 13 and 14 against UPR-Ponce and UPR-Carolina.

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