Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Non-Conference Games to Watch


This season is full of great non-conference games. Many would be surprised to see so many contests between Top 10-15 teams. However, there is not a fan out there that would complain about the amount of high-quality games on this season's slate. Furthermore, there are also dozens of games between potential NCAA Tournament teams and quality mid-major squads. Nearly every night, you can sit down and watch a game between NCAA-caliber clubs.

Week of November 8-November 14

  • Seton Hall at Temple (Friday)
  • Georgetown at Old Dominion (Friday)

Week of November 15-November 21

  • Miami (Fl.) at Memphis (Monday)
  • St. John’s at Saint Mary’s (Monday)
  • Ohio State at Florida (Tuesday)
  • Virginia Tech at Kansas State (Tuesday)
  • San Diego State at Gonzaga (Tuesday)
  • Arizona State at New Mexico (Tuesday)
  • Butler at Louisville (Tuesday)
  • Colorado at Georgia (Tuesday)
  • Illinois at Texas (Thursday)
  • Maryland at Pittsburgh (Thursday)
  • Wisconsin at UNLV (Saturday)

Week of November 22-November 28

  • Gonzaga at Kansas State (Monday)
  • Marquette at Duke (Monday)
  • Butler at Siena (Tuesday)
  • Georgia at Notre Dame (Thursday)
  • Arizona at Kansas (Saturday)
  • Florida at Florida State (Sunday)

Week of November 29-December 5

  • North Carolina at Illinois (Tuesday)
  • Georgetown at Missouri (Tuesday)
  • Ohio State at Florida State (Tuesday)
  • Michigan State at Duke (Wednesday)
  • Purdue at Virginia Tech (Wednesday)
  • North Carolina State at Wisconsin (Wednesday)
  • Saint Mary’s at San Diego State (Wednesday)
  • UCLA at Kansas (Thursday)
  • Arizona State at Baylor (Thursday)
  • Kansas State at Washington State (Friday)
  • Kentucky at North Carolina (Saturday)
  • Illinois at Gonzaga (Saturday)
  • Butler vs. Duke (Saturday)
  • Utah State at Georgetown (Saturday)
  • North Carolina State at Syracuse (Saturday)
  • Wichita State at San Diego State (Saturday)
  • Temple at Maryland (Sunday)

Week of December 6-December 12

  • Kansas vs. Memphis – in New York City, Jimmy V Classic (Tuesday)
  • Michigan State vs. Syracuse – in New York City, Jimmy V Classic (Tuesday)
  • Kentucky vs. Notre Dame (Wednesday)
  • Vanderbilt at Missouri (Wednesday)
  • Butler at Xavier (Thursday)
  • Georgetown at Temple (Thursday)
  • Pittsburgh vs. Tennessee (Saturday)
  • Wisconsin at Marquette (Saturday)
  • Arizona at BYU (Saturday)
  • Gonzaga at Notre Dame (Saturday)
  • Washington at Texas A&M (Saturday)

Week of December 13-December 19

  • Gonzaga at Baylor (Saturday)
  • Florida vs. Kansas State (Saturday)
  • Texas at North Carolina (Saturday)
  • BYU at UCLA (Saturday)
  • Virginia Tech vs. Mississippi State – in the Bahamas (Saturday)
  • Arizona at North Carolina State (Sunday)

Week of December 20-December 26

  • UNLV at Kansas State (Tuesday)
  • Xavier at Gonzaga (Wednesday)
  • Illinois at Missouri (Wednesday)
  • Georgetown at Memphis (Thursday)
  • Texas at Michigan State (Wednesday)
  • UTEP at BYU (Thursday)

Week of December 27-January 2

  • Fairfield at Florida (Tuesday)
  • Temple at Villanova (Wednesday)
  • Marquette at Vanderbilt (Wednesday)
  • Kentucky at Louisville (Friday)
  • Florida at Xavier (Friday)
  • Oklahoma State at Gonzaga (Friday)
  • New Mexico at Dayton (Saturday)

Week of January 3-January 9

  • Memphis at Tennessee (Wednesday)
  • Connecticut at Texas (Saturday)

Week of January 10-January 16

  • Maryland at Villanova (Saturday)
  • Purdue at West Virginia (Sunday)

Week of January 17-January 23

  • Tennessee at Connecticut (Saturday)
  • Saint Mary’s at Vanderbilt (Saturday)

Week of January 24-January 30

  • Duke at St. John’s (Sunday)

Week of January 31-February 6

  • St. John’s at UCLA (Saturday)

Week of February 7-February 13

  • Memphis at Gonzaga (Monday)
  • Xavier at Georgia (Tuesday)

Week of February 21-February 27

  • Temple at Duke (Wednesday)


  • Coaches vs. Cancer Classic (Teams of Interest: Texas, Pittsburgh, Maryland, Illinois)
  • CBE Classic (Teams of Interest: Duke, Kansas State, Gonzaga, San Diego State, Marquette)
  • NIT Season Tip-Off (Teams of Interest: Villanova, UCLA, Tennessee)
  • Legends Classic (Teams of Interest: Syracuse, UTEP, Georgia Tech)
  • Charleston Classic (Teams of Interest: Georgetown, North Carolina State)
  • Puerto Rico Tip-Off (Teams of Interest: North Carolina, Minnesota, Vanderbilt, West Virginia)
  • Paradise Jam (Teams of Interest: Xavier, Alabama, Seton Hall)
  • Las Vegas Invitational (Teams of Interest: Kansas, Arizona)
  • Maui Invitational (Teams of Interest: Connecticut, Kentucky, Michigan State, Washington)
  • Great Alaska Shootout (Teams of Interest: Oklahoma, Washington State)
  • Old Spice Classic (Teams of Interest: Georgia, Notre Dame, Temple, Texas A&M, Wisconsin)
  • 76 Classic (Teams of Interest: UNLV, Virginia Tech, Oklahoma State)
  • Chicago Invitational (Teams of Interest: Purdue, Richmond)
  • South Padre Island Invitational (Teams of Interest: BYU, Saint Mary’s, Texas Tech)
  • Diamond Head Classic (Teams of Interest: Washington State, Baylor, Butler, Florida State, Mississippi State)

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