Junior Guard Desiree Jackson. Photo courtesy of Deb Hill
(NEW YORK, NY) - Southern Utah will get the chance to experience tournament play this week as the team heads to New York to compete at the LIU Turkey Classic. The Thunderbirds will start things off against Georgia Tech (2-2) of the ACC in a game set to tip-off on Friday at 2:30 p.m. (MT) The tournament will then continue with a meeting between event host LIU Brooklyn (0-4) and McNeese State (2-2). SUU will be back on the court the following day, with Saturday’s matchup depending on the outcome of the opening round contests. The two winners will go head-to-head in a 2:30 showdown while the other two schools will meet in a consolation game on Saturday at noon. Southern Utah has won two-straight and is off to its best start on the year since the 2002-03 season.Coverage of SUU basketball, along with links for live stats and video, can be found on www.suutbirds.com.