Gopher hoops non-conference schedule released


The University of Minnesota men's basketball program released its finalized 2013 non-conference schedule today.

The Gophers start with four of five games at Williams Arena, with the season-opener on Nov. 8 against Lehigh University.

The highlight of the non-conference slate remains the Thanksgiving Maui Invitational, and a first-round date with Syracuse.

The entire 2013-14 schedule with game times and television rights will be released by the Big Ten Conference at a later date.

Down with Goldy has a summary of what each opponent brings to the table.


Nov. 8 -- vs. Lehigh

Nov. 12 -- vs. Montana

Nov. 16 -- at Richmond

Nov. 19 -- vs. Coastal Carolina

Nov. 21 -- vs. Wofford

Nov. 25 -- Syracuse at Maui Invitational

Nov. 26 -- Maui Invitational Round 2 -- either Arkansas or California

Nov. 27 -- Maui Invitational Round 3 -- TBD

Dec. 3 -- vs. Florida State

Dec. 7 -- vs. New Orleans

Dec. 10 -- vs. South Dakota State

Dec. 20 -- vs. Nebraska-Omaha

Dec. 28 -- vs.�� Texas A&M Corpus Christi

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