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  1. Reports: Utah, San Diego State to meet November 18 at Viejas Arena

    Jun 22, 2014, 5:47 PM EST

    Steve Fisher

    SDSU would host the first meeting, with the return contest being played in Salt Lake City during the 2015-16 season if the deal is finalized.

  2. Utah’s 2014-15 non-conference slate will be more formidable than last year’s

    Jun 21, 2014, 6:59 PM EST

    Larry Krystkowiak

    After their non-conference schedule did them no favors last season, Utah will play Wichita State and Kansas in 2014-15.

  3. Report: Seton Hall, Wichita State to begin home-and-home series next season

    Jun 7, 2014, 4:40 PM EST

    AP Photo

    The two program will meet for the first time since the 2006 NCAA tournament.

  4. DePaul, Northwestern announce five-year series beginning in 2015

    Jun 2, 2014, 11:21 AM EST

    Chris Collins

    The two Chicagoland area schools will meet five times, beginning in 2015-16.

  5. Kansas State, Texas A&M agree to two-year series

    May 16, 2014, 7:57 PM EST

    Bruce Weber

    Texas A&M and Kansas State announce a two-year series.

  6. Report: South Carolina, Iowa State to meet in Brooklyn next January

    May 16, 2014, 5:30 PM EST

    Mississippi South Carolina Basketball

    According to multiple reports, South Carolina and Iowa State will face off at the Barclays Center.

  7. UCLA, Gonzaga announce home-and-home series agreement

    May 14, 2014, 12:27 PM EST

    Steve Alford

    UCLA and Gonzaga will meet in December for the first time since the 2006 NCAA tournament.

  8. Pac-12 coaches express concerns regarding conference scheduling

    May 8, 2014, 5:58 PM EST

    Larry Scott

    Pac-12 basketball coaches have voiced their displeasure with prolonged road trips during conference play. But will there be change?

  9. Reports: Big East, Big Ten to announce scheduling agreement Monday

    May 4, 2014, 5:40 PM EST

    Big-East-main-logo

    According to reports, the Big East and Big Ten will announce an early-season scheduling agreement that will begin during the 2015-16 season.

  10. Report: UConn, Duke to meet at Izod Center next season

    Apr 23, 2014, 6:33 PM EST

    Getty Images

    UConn and Duke will reportedly play each other just before Christmas in New Jersey.

  11. ACC’s league schedule highlights the flaws of massive power conferences

    Apr 22, 2014, 11:52 AM EST

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    The ACC schedule is what happens when leagues get too big.

  12. UNLV, Kansas agree to home-and-home series beginning in 2014

    Oct 11, 2013, 4:30 PM EST

    Mountain West Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals Wyoming v UNLV

    It’s never too early to begin setting up non-conference schedules for future seasons, as it was announced on Thursday that UNLV and Kansas have agreed to a home-and-home series beginning with the 2014-15 season. That game will be played in Lawrence, with UNLV hosting the return game at the Thomas & Mack Center at some…

  13. Scheduling improvements won’t occur overnight for the SEC

    Sep 13, 2013, 11:15 AM EST

    SEC Florida Mississippi Basketball

    Last season was not a particularly good one for the Southeastern Conference on the basketball court. The conference went through one of its worst seasons in recent history, managing to place just three teams in the NCAA tournament field. While the struggles of the league’s premier program (Kentucky) didn’t help matters, the true culprit for…

  14. Don’t expect Duke to schedule Maryland in the near future

    Sep 12, 2013, 4:40 PM EST

    Mike Krzyzewski

    We’ve seen it happen before in this current era of conference realignment. A school announces its decision to switch conferences, and the reactions from their current conference range from sadness and disappointment to outright anger. What those moves also do is open the door for programs to re-evaluate their relationships, and such is the case…

  15. Auburn releases schedule for 2013-14 season

    Aug 30, 2013, 4:25 PM EST

    Alabama Auburn Basketball

    The Southeastern Conference received a bit of a wake-up call on Selection Sunday this past spring, as the conference received just three bids. An issue for some of the teams left on the outside looking in: non-conference scheduling. While a program like Kentucky had no such issues in booking challenging contests, the same couldn’t be…

  16. Will Indiana, Louisville meet during 2014-15 season? (UPDATED)

    Aug 7, 2013, 7:47 PM EST

    Indiana v Michigan

    Indiana may not have plans to play Kentucky any time soon, but if a report from the Indianapolis Star proves to be true the Hoosiers will play the Wildcats’ biggest rival on a neutral court next season. According to Mark Alesia of the Star, Indiana has a contract to play Louisville on December 9, 2014…

  17. USC announces first non-conference schedule of Andy Enfield era

    Jul 24, 2013, 4:59 PM EST

    USC Introduces New Basketball Coach Andy Enfield

    When USC athletic director Pat Haden made the decision to hire Andy Enfield as his new head coach there was a great deal of excitement amongst the Trojan faithful. The program went through a tough season that included the firing of Kevin O’Neill, and the specter of hiring the man who gave birth to a…

  18. Report: UCF to host Florida State on November 13

    Jul 19, 2013, 2:45 PM EST

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    Despite the graduation of Keith Clanton there’s optimism surrounding the UCF basketball program, with head coach Donnie Jones welcoming back just about every other key contributor from a team that managed to win 20 games despite being banned from postseason play. Guard Isaiah Sykes (16.0 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 4.5 apg) was arguably the most versatile…

  19. Cincinnati, Nebraska agree to home-and-home series

    Jul 18, 2013, 6:58 PM EST

    Bearcats head coach Cronin shouts instructions to his team while playing against the Bluejays during the second half of their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    Both Cincinnati and Nebraska moved one step closer to finalizing their respective non-conference schedules, as it was announced Thursday that the two schools have agreed to a home-and-home series. The first of the two meetings will take place at Cincinnati’s Fifth Third Arena on December 23, with the Huskers hosting the return meeting during the…

  20. Saint Louis, Wichita State agree to home-and-home series

    Jun 20, 2013, 4:42 PM EST

    Oregon v Saint Louis

    Schools are continuing to progress towards completing their non-conference schedules for the upcoming season, and on Thursday it was announced that Saint Louis and Wichita State have agreed to a home-and-home series. Saint Louis will host the first meeting on December 1, 2013, with the return game being played during the 2014-15 season. No date…

  21. Big Ten considering ‘protected rivalries’ for basketball schedule

    May 15, 2013, 11:24 PM EST

    Jim Delany

    While the Big Ten has yet to put together its conference schedule for the 2013-14 season, there was a leak of the single-game opponents for each school and two rivalries caught the attention of many. Michigan/Ohio State and Indiana/Purdue are both rivalry games that will only happen once next season, with a Michigan official confirming…

  22. Kansas puts together loaded non-conference slate for 2013-14

    May 2, 2013, 7:32 PM EST

    Big 12 Media Day Basketball

    Even with the loss of all five starters from this season’s Big 12 champion squad, Kansas head coach Bill Self won’t be accused of ducking competition in 2013-14. Kansas released its non-conference schedule on Thursday, and to say the least the Jayhawks will be well-tested by the time Big 12 play rolls around. In addition…