Alabama, Miami and Harvard headline Gophers' non-conference schedule

The U of M will close out their non-conference schedule against Harvard.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

The Gopher men's basketball will see some solid opposition in their non-conference schedule next season.

The U of M will open their 2017-18 regular season against USC Upstate on Nov. 10 at Williams Arena. 

Headliners in their schedule include a home game against the Miami Hurricanes in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. It's just the third meeting of all time between the schools. Miami is coming off a solid season last year, when they made the NCAA tournament. 

The Gophers will also participate in the Barclays Center Classic during Thanksgiving weekend, tipping off with UMass and Alabama.

Minnesota will then close out their non-conference schedule against Florida Atlantic and Harvard.

For the first time in recent years, the Gophers will actually play two conference games in early December, but those opponents will not be released until later this summer.

Minnesota's first game of the season will be an exhibition against Division II Concordia St. Paul on Nov. 2.

The full schedule can be found here.

Next Up

Flickr -  Bank Plaze Nov 2020 - Chad Davis

US Bank employees won't return to downtown Minneapolis office next month

The company, citing COVID's resurgence, has pushed back its office return plans.

Katie Storm Twitter Bally Sports North - Aug 4 2021

MN native Katie Storm returning home for role with Bally Sports North

The St. Cloud State grad had worked for Fox Sports North before leaving for Philadelphia.

Flickr - Wisconsin State Fair cream puff - USDA

Free cream puff for people who get vaccinated at the Wisconsin State Fair

Get a shot, then head over to Cream Puff Pavilion for a free treat.

theodore wirth trailhead

Minneapolis parks now requiring masks in all indoor spaces

Anyone going inside recreation centers, ice arenas, and indoor spaces at pools must put on a mask.

Eric Reinbold - Pennington County Sheriff Aug 4 2021

At-large murder suspect was caught after triggering trail camera

Authorities had been searching for Eric Reinbold for nearly a month.

Flickr - toxic algae bloom - MPCA Photos

Climate change is warming lakes, leading to more toxic algae blooms

The MPCA says blue-green algae blooms are occurring all across the state.

vaccine, covid

Minnesotans can now register to get $100 for getting the COVID-19 vaccine

It's available for those who get their first jab between July 30 and Aug. 15.

Phillip Miller

Benton County prosecutor charged with sexual assault of teenager

Phillip Miller has been charged with varying levels of sexual assault charges.

Pixabay - pistol holster handgun

Permit-to-carry law doesn't violate 2nd amendment, MN Supreme Court says

A man charged with carrying a pistol without a permit argued it was unconstitutional.

covid

Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, August 4

The delta variant has been leading to higher case counts and hospitalizations in Minnesota.

Related

Gophers 2018-19 schedule: Non-conference opponents are tough

Tough games against Utah, Texas A&M, Oklahoma State and possibly Washington.

Screen Shot 2019-11-13 at 4.43.39 PM

Big Ten football schedule: Gophers open with 4-game gauntlet

Non-conference games aren't happening this year, so it's straight into the teeth of the Big Ten for Minnesota.

Gophers, TCF Bank Stadium, rush the field

Could the Gophers draw Alabama in a bowl game?

How awesome would a game against Alabama be?