- Western Colorado will face University of Texas Tyler and West Texas A&M in a pair of games in Canyon, Texas
- Western Colorado is aiming to bounce back after a 4-22 overall record last season
- Key players include Avery Rembao and Kade Juelfs for Western Colorado, and Bryce Roberts and Terrell Wilson for University of Texas Tyler
Western Colorado’s men’s basketball team will kick off their season in Texas, facing University of Texas Tyler on Friday and then taking on No. 7 West Texas A&M on Saturday in Canyon. The Mountaineers, under new head coach Zac Claus, are aiming to improve on their 4-22 record from last year. Key players include Avery Rembao and Kade Juelfs. Meanwhile, UT Tyler, with a new head coach and just three returning players, is looking to make a fresh start. West Texas A&M, ranked No. 7, is coming off a strong 2022-23 season and has started the new season with two wins.