Eyes on (potential) preseason dates
* Sat., Oct. 15 vs. New York Knicks -- Times Union Center, Albany, NY
* Wed., Oct. 19 vs. Philadelphia 76ers -- Mullins Center, Amherst
* Sat., Oct. 22 vs. New York Knicks -- XL Center, Hartford, Conn.
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