ST. THOMAS — The University of the Virgin Islands’ men’s basketball team has gotten off to some pretty good starts in the few games it’s played to start off the 2019-2020 season.

Lately though, the second half of games has become a problem for the Buccaneers, who faltered over the final 20 minutes in Saturday night’s 76-67 loss to the University of Michigan-Dearborn at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center.

— Contact Sports Editor Bill Kiser at