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