ANNANDALE – The first half of the basketball season is wrapping up Dec. 19, but before the NOVA men's and women's basketball team completes the fall semester, the Nighthawks have five contests starting Tuesday at Prince George's.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
5 p.m. – Women's Basketball at Prince George's
7 p.m. -- Men's Basketball at Prince George's
Thursday, Dec. 6
5 p.m. – Hagerstown at Women's Basketball (Facebook Live)
7 p.m. Hagerstown at Men's Basketball (Facebook Live)
Saturday, Dec. 8
3 p.m. – Men's Basketball versus ASA (Baltimore, Md.)
Sunday, Dec. 9
1 p.m. – Men's Basketball versus Frederick (Baltimore, Md.)
After dropping a heartbreaker at Richard Bland Wednesday, the Nighthawks travel to Region 20 foe Prince George's Tuesday. The game at PGCC begins a stretch of four contests in five days, which concludes Sunday in the Ben Williams Classic against Frederick.
NOVA has won the last four over PGCC, which dates back to the 2014-15 season. A year ago, the Nighthawks defeated the Owls 89-86 behind a pair of 20-point performances by Frank Agyemang and Muhammed Saadeldeen.
Following Tuesday's game at PGCC, NOVA begins a season long five-game homestand that concludes Feb. 4 against Montgomery. The homestand starts Thursday against Region 20 rival Hagerstown with a live broadcast on Facebook.com/NOVANighthawks.
In nine games this season, Mia Buchanon has six double-doubles and had back-to-back 20-point performances against Harcum and Monroe Community College over the weekend. This season she is 13th in the region in scoring and fourth in rebounding.