Missouri men’s basketball announces complete schedule, with TV times

08/22/2014 1:26 PM

09/22/2014 11:44 AM

The Missouri men’s basketball team on Monday announced a complete 2014-15 schedule, including TV times.

MU will play two exhibition games before the regular season. The first is Oct. 29 vs. William Jewell at the Hearnes Center, while Mizzou Arena gets a new video board. The game tips off at 7 p.m. and admission is free.

The Tigers will open the regular season with two games in three days.

Missouri’s first game is Nov. 14 against UMKC, a game that had previously been announced. first-year coach Kim Anderson’s team returns to action Nov. 16 against Valparaiso. Both games are at Mizzou Arena.

Prior to the Maui Invitational, where the Tigers open against Arizona and will play either Kansas State or Purdue in the second round, Missouri will play host to Oral Roberts on Nov. 19.

The first opponent after returning from Hawaii will be Southeast Missouri on Dec. 2 at Mizzou Arena before the schedule ramps up significantly.

Missouri plays at Oklahoma on Dec. 5, a game that had been announced as part of the SEC/Big 12 challenge.

The Tigers will then play host to Elon on Dec. 11 before a home game against Xavier two days later.

Missouri’s next two games are previously announced neutral-site contests: the annual Braggin’ Rights contest against Illinois on Dec. 20 in St. Louis and a showdown with Oklahoma State on Dec. 30 at the Sprint Center.

The Tigers wrap up non-conference play Jan. 3 against Lipscomb at home before opening the Southeastern Conference slate Jan. 8 versus LSU at Mizzou Arena.

2014-15 Missouri men’s basketball schedule

Date

Opponent

Time

TV

Oct. 29

WILLIAM JEWELL (at Hearnes Center), exhibition

7 p.m.

SEC Network+

Nov. 8

MISSOURI-ST. LOUIS, exhibition

2 p.m.

SEC Network+

Nov. 14

UMKC

8 p.m.

SEC Network+

Nov. 16

VALPARAISO

5 p.m.

SEC Network

Nov. 19

ORAL ROBERTS

7 p.m.

SEC Network+

Nov. 24

vs. Arizona*

4 p.m.

ESPN2

Nov. 25

vs. K-State or Purdue*

TBA

ESPN or 2

Nov. 26

vs. TBA*

TBA

TBA

Dec. 2

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI

7 p.m.

SEC Network+

Dec. 5

at Oklahoma**

8:30 p.m.

ESPNU

Dec. 11

ELON

6 p.m.

SEC Network

Dec. 13

XAVIER

3 p.m.

ESPN2

Dec. 20

vs. Illinois***

1 p.m.

ESPN2

Dec. 30

vs. Oklahoma State****

8 p.m.

ESPN2

Jan. 3

LIPSCOMB

4 p.m.

SEC Network

Jan. 8

LSU

6 p.m.

ESPN or 2

Jan. 10

at Auburn

6 p.m.

SEC Network

Jan. 13

at Kentucky

8 p.m.

ESPN

Jan. 17

TENNESSEE

5 p.m.

SEC Network

Jan. 21

at Texas A&M

6 p.m.

SEC Network

Jan. 24

ARKANSAS

1 p.m.

ESPN or 2

Jan. 29

KENTUCKY

8 p.m.

ESPN or 2

Jan. 31

MISSISSIPPI

3 p.m.

Fox Sports Net

Feb. 4

at Alabama

8 p.m.

SEC Network

Feb. 7

TEXAS A&M

5 p.m.

ESPNU

Feb. 10

at South Carolina

6 p.m.

SEC Network

Feb. 14

MISSISSIPPI STATE

3 p.m.

ESPNU

Feb. 18

at Arkansas

8 p.m.

SEC Network

Feb. 21

at Vanderbilt

1:30 p.m.

SEC Network

Feb. 24

FLORIDA

8 p.m.

ESPN

Feb. 28

at Georgia

11 a.m.

ESPNU

March 3

AUBURN

8 p.m.

SEC Network

March 7

at Mississippi State

5:30 p.m.

SEC Network

Home games in CAPS at Mizzou Arena in Columbia

*EA Sports Maui Invitational at Lahaina, Hawaii

**SEC-Big 12 Challenge

***Braggin Rights Game at Scottrade Center in St. Louis

****at the Sprint Center

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