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UAA men’s basketball team reveals 2022-2023 schedule

The University of Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball team revealed its 2022-2023 regular season schedule Wednesday and the Seawolves will host 13 games at the Alaska Airlines Center on their home court.

They will play the earliest regular-season opener in the history of the program when Midway (Kentucky) University comes to town for a two-game series Oct. 27-28. The following week, UAA will take Division I UC Irvine on Nov. 3 in an exhibition game.

The Seawolves travel to Hawaii from Nov. 11-14 to face Chaminade, Hawaii Pacific and Hawaii Hilo. Once the team returns home it is scheduled to travel to Fairbanks to face fellow Division II programs Westminster of Utah and Texas A&M-International on Nov. 24-25.

UAA will spend the entire month of December playing in front of its home fans as all five of the games they’re slated to play are at the Alaska Airlines Center. The five-game homestand will begin with their first taste of Great Northwest Athletic Conference action when they host longtime rivals Montana State Billings on Dec. 1 and Seattle Pacific two days later on Dec. 3. The last game of the calendar year for the Seawolves will come against instate rival Alaska Fairbanks on New Year’s Eve.

The remaining home conference games on their schedule will be against Western Washington (Jan. 12), Simon Fraser (Jan. 14), Northwest Nazarene (Feb. 2), Central Washington (Feb. 4), Saint Martin’s (Feb. 16) and senior night against Western Oregon on Feb. 18.

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A pair of former local prep stars highlight the Seawolves 2022-2023 recruiting class in Da’Zhon Wyche of West High and Jaron Williams of Bettye Davis East High. Wyche is transferring in from the University of Texas-Tyler and Williams is returning to Alaska from Spokane Community College in Washington.

Josh Reed

Josh Reed is a sports reporter for the Anchorage Daily News. He's a graduate of West High School and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.