Men’s Non-Conference Games Set for 2011-12

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A few weeks ago, the UConn men's basketball Big East match-ups were unveiled, and now we know who the Huskies will face in their 10 non-conferences home games, too.

In a Monday press release, the university announced that the Huskies would begin the 2011-12 regular season with four non-conference games: Columbia (Nov. 11), Wagner (Nov. 14), Maine (Nov. 17) and Coppin State (Nov. 20). The team will then head to Paradise Island, Bahamas for three games at the Battle 4 Atlantis, a tournament that includes Harvard, Florida State, Utah, Central Florida, College of Charleston and UNC-Asheville. UConn's opponents are yet to be determined.

Then there's the annual Big East/SEC Challenge, where UConn will host Arkansas on Dec. 3. The Huskies finish off their non-conference home schedule against Harvard (Dec.7), Holy Cross (Dec. 18) and Fairfield (Dec. 22), before playing their last non-conference game on the road against Tennessee.

The Huskies will also host two exhibition games against Jim Calhoun's alma mater AIC on Nov. 2 (here's to hoping Calhoun is still coaching!) and C.W. Post on Nov. 6.

CONNECTICUT 2011-12 Men's Basketball Schedule
Sites for home games (Gampel Pavilion or XL Center) to be determined in September
 

  • Nov. 2 (exhib.): AIC
  • Nov. 6 (exhib.): CW Post
  • Nov. 11: Columbia
  • Nov. 14: Wagner
  • Nov. 17: Maine
  • Nov. 20: Coppin State
  • Nov. 24-26: Battle 4 Atlantis (Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas) - UConn, Harvard, Florida State, Utah, Massachusetts, Central Florida, College of Charleston, UNC - Asheville
  • Dec. 3: Arkansas (BIG EAST/SEC Challenge)
  • Dec. 7: Harvard
  • Dec. 18: Holy Cross
  • Dec. 22: Fairfield
  • Jan. 21: at Tennessee

    BIG EAST Schedule (Dates to be announced in early September) Teams in bold are home and home opponents

BIG EAST Home Games: CINCINNATI; DEPAUL; MARQUETTE; NOTRE DAME; PITTSBURGH; ST. JOHN'S; SETON HALL; SYRACUSE; WEST VIRGINIA

BIG EAST Away Games: at GEORGETOWN; at LOUISVILLE; at NOTRE DAME; at PROVIDENCE; at RUTGERS; at SETON HALL; at USF; at SYRACUSE.

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