MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Nine of the Gopher men’s basketball team’s 13 non-conference games for the 2013-14 season will be played within the friendly confines of Williams Arena.
Game times and TV rights will be released by the Big Ten Conference at a later date.
The Gophers will get some sun come November, playing three games in Hawaii at the Lahaina Civic Center in the 2013 EA Sports Maui Invitational Nov. 25-27.
Minnesota will take on Syracuse on ESPN on Nov. 25, and will either play Arkansas or California in the second round. The remaining field includes Baylor, Dayton, Gonzaga and Chaminade.
There is a Nov. 1 exhibition matchup with the Cardinal Stritch University Wolves, the reigning NAIA Division-II national champs, in addition to a Nov. 4 matchup against Concordia-St. Paul.
The remainder of the schedule:
Nov. 8: vs. Lehigh at Williams Arena
Nov. 12: vs. Montana at Williams Arena
Nov. 16: at Richmond
Nov. 19: vs. Coastal Carolina at Williams Arena
Nov. 21: vs. Wofford at Williams Arena
Nov. 25: vs. Syracuse at Maui Invite
Dec. 3: vs. Florida State (B1G/ACC Challenge) at Williams Arena
Dec. 7: vs. New Orleans at Williams Arena
Dec. 10: vs. South Dakota State at Williams Arena
Dec. 20: vs. Nebraska-Omaha at Williams Arena
Dec. 28: vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Williams Arena