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Thursday, April 02, 2009

We've already discussed the impact the economy will have on college teams -- here's a conference doing something about it.

The men's and women's basketball teams will be traveling together next year for in-conference away games in a NESCAC-wide effort to save money in light of the country's economic downturn.

This past year, if one of the league's teams took on a conference opponent at home, the other team traveled to play that school on the road. Now, both teams will play at home and on the road together.

"These changes happened on a conference level," Director of Athletics Bill Gehling said. "They were made to help all conference schools deal with economic troubles.