Nine home games at Bramlage Coliseum, including marquee matchups with 3-time NCAA champion Villanova in the Big 12/BIG EAST Battle and regional rival Nebraska, highlight the non-conference schedule for second-year head coach Jerome Tang and his Kansas State men’s basketball program.
In addition to its nine home games, K-State will host in-state foe Wichita State in the Wildcat Classic at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City on Thursday, Dec. 21.
As previously announced, K-State will open its 120th season of men’s basketball on Monday, Nov. 6 against USC at T-Mobile Arena in the Hall of Fame Series Las Vegas. It will be just the 10th season opener away from home since 1970, including the first since 2002.
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The home opener at Bramlage Coliseum will occur on Friday, Nov. 10, as the Wildcats play host to first-time opponent Bellarmine. The lone exhibition game will be played against Emporia State on Wednesday, Nov. 1.
In all, the Wildcats will play 18 home games in 2023-24, including a 9-game Big 12 schedule with visits from Baylor, BYU, UCF, Iowa State, Kansas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU and West Virginia. Dates and times as well as the television schedule for those games will be released at a later date.
As previously announced, K-State will also play in the third annual Baha Mar Hoops Bahamas Championship, which is set for Friday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 19 in Nassau, The Bahamas and includes a field of 2023 Final Four participant Miami, Georgia and Providence.
Aside from the neutral site games with USC and the Baha Mar Hoops Championship, the Wildcats will play a true road game at LSU, which will be the first-ever visit to the Pete Maravich Center in Baton Rouge. It will be the first of a two-game series between the schools with the Tigers coming to Bramlage Coliseum in 2024-25.
The expanded Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship will run Tuesday-Saturday, March 12-16 at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City and will coincide…
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Publish date : 2023-09-11 17:44:02
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