New Orleans, La. – The Loyola University New Orleans Department of Athletics and Wellness is joining the cause to fight hunger this week as part of the Helping Hands Across America Food Drive. Partnering with Residential Life and Dining Services, $1 donations are being collected at the dining areas on Loyola’s campus as well as the residence halls. Wolf Pack fans can help the cause by giving $1 at the concession stand at each of the men’s and women’s basketball games on Friday and Saturday.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams open Southern States Athletic Conference play this weekend with a pair of games in The Den. On Friday, the Wolf Pack will face off against Emmanuel College with tip off for the women’s game slated for 5:30 p.m. and the men’s to follow at 7:30 p.m. Brewton Parker College travels to Loyola’s campus on Saturday with the women’s tip scheduled for 3 p.m. and the men set for 5 p.m. The Wolf Pack women are 1-1 on the season, and the men have a 2-2 record on the 2012-13 campaign.