Delaware 87ers Announce 2017-2018 Schedule

The Delaware 87ers unveiled their 2017-2018 schedule on Thursday, which will mark the fifth season the team has been in the state of Delaware.

The season kicks off for the Sevens on the road with a match up vs the Maine Red Claws on November 3rd at 7:00pm.

Photo by Doug CurranThen on November 6th, the Sevens open the season at home against the Westchester Knicks for back to back games at the Bob Carpenter Center.

The 87ers will play two of their home games this season at their NBA affiliate’s Philadelphia 76ers home, The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

The first game for the Sevens at the Wells Fargo Center is against the South Bay Lakers on December 19th at 11:00am.

The second game at the Wells Fargo Center for the Sixers G-League team is in January vs the Raptors 905 on the 24th of the month at 11:00am.

 

The Sevens home game highlights include:  Home Opener ( 11/6), Four Weekend games and Holiday games (11/22, 1/19, 1/20, 12/27), Four Education Day & Business Persons Deluxe games ( 2 at The Bob Carpenter Center and 2 at The Wells Fargo Center) and then near the end of the season, Fan Appreciation Night (3/13).

Just like the past four seasons, the 87ers will have theme nights, non-profit fundraisers, giveaways and events on home game days that will be announced at an later date.

The Delaware 87ers also announced most home games will have an early tip off of 6:30pm to help accommodate school nights in the winter months.

17554136_1377890572267350_6585236548932442387_nFor the second season in a row, Eugene Burroughs will be the head coach of the Sevens in their fifth year as an G-League team.

 

 

 

Sevens President Larry Meli said this about the Delaware 87ers 2017-2018 schedule:

“This year’s schedule incorporates some notable changes — earlier mid-week start times at the Bob Carpenter Center and the addition of two games at The Center in Philadelphia. In an effort to manage priorities, the University of Delaware has revised the schedule for the 87ers at the Bob Carpenter Center. We are excited about the ways in which we partnered with the University of Delaware to creatively adjust as they focus on building their presence in their athletic conference. The Sevens’ commitment to our fans, partners, supporters, friends and the state of Delaware itself has been paramount throughout this process.”

Full Schedule Below:

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