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Field hockey team begins 2nd season\nThe IU field hockey team begins its second season with a scrimmage against DePauw Friday and the season opener against Miami of Ohio Sunday. Both contests are at home in the Mellencamp Pavilion with the scrimmage at 7 p.m. and the season opener at noon. \nThe Hoosiers had a 1-12 overall record and 0-6 in Big Ten competition in the inaugural campaign. IU is returning nine starters from 2000 and 10 newcomers join the squad for 2001 play. The Redhawks of Miami are coming off a 7-14 record last season and a 4-6 mark in conference play. \nMiami is returning eight starters from last year's team and are lead by coach Lil Fesperman in her 25th year as the Redhawks leader.\n"Every member of the team has come to practice focused, ready for learning new things," coach Amy Robertson said in a press release. "We are all extremely eager to play the first game and excited to see how much we have improved from last year."\nMen's basketball releases schedule, ticket prices\nThe IU athletic department released the men's basketball schedule and ticket prices for the 2001-2002 season, highlighting 10 home games, 18 on ESPN/ESPN2/ESPN-Plus and five on CBS. Also spotlighted are the Hoosiers first trip to UNC-Charlotte, the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at North Carolina and trips to Alaska and Miami. \nThis year's schedule also marks the first time the team will compete in a non-conference game in the middle of the conference schedule. Another change in the Hoosiers schedule from last year is only one contest with Purdue and no home match-ups with Michigan and Minnesota. \nTicket prices for the 2001-2002 season are $23 per game for lower-level seating and $16 per game for balcony seating. Season ticket holders, IU faculty, staff and students will be sent ticket order forms in the coming week. IU student ticket packages will feature 10 games this season and cost $115.

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