College Basketball’s Opening Day Schedule for 2020-21

    The college basketball season is slated to begin on Nov. 25.

    November 6, 2020

    The college basketball season is slated to begin on Nov. 25. There’s literally nothing set in stone — and things will likely change — but here’s the tentative schedule for opening day after reaching out to every single school.

    Crossover Classic (Sioux Falls, S.D.)
    West Virginia vs. Texas A&M
    Ohio State vs. Memphis
    Creighton vs. South Dakota State
    Dayton vs. Wichita State

    Gulf Coast Showcase (Fort Myers, Fla.)
    Akron vs. Middle Tennessee
    ETSU vs. Abilene Christian
    Austin Peay vs. Omaha
    Indiana State vs. East Carolina

    Fort Myers Tip-Off (Fort Myers, Fla.)
    Gonzaga vs. Kansas, 1 p.m. ET (FOX)
    Auburn vs. Saint Joseph’s, 4:30 p.m. (FS1)

    Mohegan Sun Bubbleville (Uncasville, Conn.)
    URI vs. Stephen F. Austin
    Towson vs. St. Bonaventure
    Maine vs. Florida
    NJIT vs. Temple

    Georgia Tech Multi-Team Event
    Georgia Tech vs. Georgia State

    Illinois Multi-Team Event
    North Carolina A&T vs. Illinois
    Ohio vs. Wright State

    Iowa Multi-Team Event
    North Carolina Central vs. Iowa

    Kentucky Multi-Team Event
    Kentucky vs. Morehead State
    Richmond vs. Detroit Mercy

    Louisville Multi-Team Event
    Southern Illinois vs. Louisville
    Winthrop vs. Seton Hall
    Little Rock vs. UNC Greensboro

    Marshall Multi-Team Event
    Coppin State vs. Marshall

    Multi-Team Event with Bowling Green, Appalachian State and South Carolina State
    Appalachian State vs. South Carolina State

    Multi-Team Event with UAB, Kent State, Alcorn State and Southeastern Louisiana
    Alcorn State vs. UAB

    NC State Multi-Team Event
    NC State, Eastern Kentucky, North Florida, Charleston Southern

    Ole Miss Multi-Team Event
    Central Arkansas vs. Ole Miss
    Jackson State vs. Arkansas State

    Pacific Multi-Team Event
    Pacific vs. UC Riverside

    Portland Multi-Team Event
    Cal Poly at Portland
    Seattle vs. Idaho

    Santa Barbara Multi-Team Event
    Florida A&M at FGCU

    Santa Clara Multi-Team Event
    Nicholls State vs. UC Davis
    Santa Clara vs. Idaho State

    South Alabama Multi-Team Event
    FAU vs. South Alabama

    Space Coast Classic (Melbourne, Fla.)
    Clemson vs. Mississippi State
    Purdue vs. Liberty

    Tennessee Multi-Team Event
    Charlotte vs. Tennessee

    Wake Forest Multi-Team Event
    Delaware State at Wake Forest
    Alabama State vs. Longwood

    Washington Multi-Team Event
    Portland State vs. Washington
    Cal State Fullerton vs. San Diego

    Washington State-Wyoming Multi-Team Event
    Texas Southern at Washington State

    Wisconsin-Marquette Multi-Team Event
    Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Marquette
    Eastern Illinois vs. Wisconsin

    Xavier Multi-Team Event
    Oakland at Xavier
    Toledo vs. Bradley

    Individual Matchups
    Gardner-Webb at Duke
    College of Charleston at North Carolina
    Radford at Virginia Tech
    Stetson at Miami
    Saint Francis (Pa.) at Pittsburgh
    Western Michigan at Butler
    Fairfield at Providence
    Western Illinois at DePaul
    UMBC at Georgetown
    Central Connecticut State at UConn
    UTSA at Oklahoma
    Houston Baptist at TCU
    UTRGV at Texas
    Northwestern State at Texas Tech
    Oklahoma State at UT Arlington
    Green Bay at Minnesota
    Prairie View A&M at Northwestern
    Rider at Penn State
    Sacred Heart vs. Rutgers
    Northern Arizona at Arizona
    Eastern Washington at Oregon
    Utah Valley at Stanford
    Cal Baptist at USC
    Jacksonville State at Alabama
    Mississippi Valley State at Arkansas
    Oral Roberts at Missouri
    Lamar at Houston
    Sam Houston State at SMU
    Montana State at UNLV
    New Orleans at Utah State
    Southern Utah at Loyola Marymount
    Grambling State at Grand Canyon
    Iona at Fordham
    George Washington at Navy
    Canisius at Binghamton
    Hartford at Merrimack
    Stony Brook at Marist
    Bellarmine at Chattanooga
    UIC at Northern Illinois
    FDU at Quinnipiac
    Mount St. Mary’s at Morgan State
    South Carolina State at Appalachian State
    Niagara at St. Francis (NY)
    Hofstra at Monmouth
    UNCW at Western Carolina
    Southeastern Louisiana vs. Purdue Fort Wayne
    IUPUI at Chicago State
    Point Park at Robert Morris
    Bethesda at Sacramento State
    Adams State at Weber State
    College of Coastal Georgia at Jacksonville
    Carver at Kennesaw State
    Lancaster Bible College at James Madison
    UT Permian Basin at UTEP
    Piedmont College at The Citadel
    Colorado Christian at Wyoming
    North Georgia at Mercer
    Brewton-Parker at Wofford
    CSU-Pueblo at Denver
    Culver-Stockton at Kansas City
    Xavier (La.) at Louisiana Lafayette
    Howard Payne at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi
    North Carolina Wesleyan at Elon
    Middle Georgia State at Troy
    William Jessup at Fresno State
    Simpson at San Jose State

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