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While the regular season opens Nov. 9, fans can get their first glimpse of UD Arena after the third phase of the renovations at 7 p.m. Nov. 1 when the UD women play Ashland in an exhibition game. The men's team plays Cedarville in an exhibition game at 5 p.m. Nov. 2.
This is also an important week for the men's team in its preparation for the season. Atlantic 10 media day will be held Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. On Saturday, the team plays a closed-door scrimmage against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Fifth Third Arena.