by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant
MACON, Ga. - The Georgia College & State University basketball teams will start the season today with an exhibition match against the Mercer University Bears.
Both games will be broadcast on 88.9 WGUR, Georgia College's campus radio station, or you can follow the action live www.gcsuradio.com. The women's contest will tip-off at 5 p.m. with the men's game following at 7:30 p.m.
The GCSU Department of Athletics, winners of the 2008-09 PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, GCSU prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the Bobcats' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at Twitter.com username GCSUSID for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCSUBobcats.com to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame.