UA releases non-conference basketball schedule

UA releases non-conference basketball schedule

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The University of Arizona men's basketball program released its non-conference schedule for the 2018-19 season on Thursday, July 19.

The Wildcats will welcome seven opponents to McKale Center, including Baylor, UTEP and a to-be-determined home opener.

Arizona will return to the Maui Jim Maui Invitational for a seventh time in program history with three games in three days starting on Nov. 19 in a field that also includes Auburn, Duke, Gonzaga, Illinois, Iowa State, San Diego State and Xavier.

UA's true non-conference road contests are return games at UConn on Sunday, Dec. 2 and at Alabama on Sunday, Dec. 9.

In addition to Arizona's non-conference dates, the Pac-12 Conference released weekly match-ups and site designations for the 2018-19 conference schedule.

Wildcats Non-Conference Schedule

Sunday, Oct. 14 Red-Blue Game, TBA (scrimmage)

Tuesday, Oct. 30 Western New Mexico at Arizona, TBA (exhibition)

Sunday, Nov. 4 Chaminade at Arizona, TBA (exhibition)

Sunday, Nov. 11 Cal Poly at Arizona, TBA

Wednesday, Nov. 14 UTEP at Arizona, TBA

Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 19-21 Arizona vs. TBA at Maui Invitational

Wednesday, Nov. 28 Texas Southern at Arizona, TBA

Sunday, Dec. 2 Arizona at UConn, TBA

Thursday, Dec. 6 Utah Valley at Arizona, TBA

Sunday, Dec. 9 Arizona at Alabama, TBA

Saturday, Dec. 15 Baylor at Arizona, TBA

Wednesday, Dec. 19 Montana at Arizona, TBA

Saturday, Dec. 22 UC Davis at Arizona, TBA

Conference Match-ups

Week of Jan. 2-6 Colorado/Utah at Arizona/Arizona State

Week of Jan. 9-13 Arizona/Arizona State at California/Stanford

Week of Jan. 16-20 Oregon/Oregon State at Arizona/Arizona State

Week of Jan. 23-27 Arizona/Arizona State at UCLA/USC

Week of Jan. 30-Feb. 3 Arizona at Arizona State

Week of Feb. 6-10 Washington/Washington State at Arizona/Arizona State

Week of Feb. 13-17 Arizona/Arizona State at Colorado/Utah

Week of Feb. 20-24 California/Stanford at Arizona/Arizona State

Week of Feb. 27-March 3 Arizona/Arizona State at Oregon/Oregon State

Week of March 6-9 (Regular season ends Saturday, March 9) Arizona State at Arizona

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