The defending national champion UConn women's basketball team announced its 13-game home schedule Tuesday that will include a visit from non-conference powerhouses Duke and South Carolina.
Details via the school's announcement:
"The 2014 National Champions will play six games at Gampel and six games at the XL Center. Connecticut will also return to the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. for a home game against DePaul on Dec. 19."
The home schedule now stacks up like this:
* Nov. 2: West Chester, Gampel (exhibition)
* Nov. 9: Post University, XL Center (exhibition)
* Dec. 19: DePaul, Webster Bank Arena
* Dec. 21: UCLA, Uncasville
* Dec. 27: SMU, XL Center
* Dec. 29: Duke, XL Center
* Jan. 7: Tulsa, XL Center
* Jan. 14: Temple, Gampel
* Jan. 18: USF, Gampel
* Jan. 28: ECU, XL Center
* Feb. 3: Cincinnati, XL Center
* Feb. 9: South Carolina, Gampel
* Feb. 14: Tulane, Gampel
* Feb. 17: Houston, XL Center
* Feb. 28: Memphis, Gampel
Meanwhile, The 14-game non-conference slate includes seven opponents that qualified for the 2011 NCAA Tournament and four opponents that finished the season rated in the top-six of the RPI," the school said in an announcement. "In addition to the 14-game non-conference schedule, the Huskies will also play a pair of exhibition contests."
The second annual AAC Tournament will be March 6-9 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.