NKU releases 2017-18 basketball schedule

Northern Kentucky has released its 2017-18 men’s basketball schedule. The non-conference portion of the schedule is highlighted by trips to Memphis (Nov. 25) and Texas A&M (Dec. 19). The Norse will participate¬†in the Island of the Bahamas Showcase in Nassau, set for Nov. 17-19. Bradley, Coastal Carolina, Iona, James Madison, UT-San Antonio, Vermont and Weber State round out the field. NKU has a rare non-conference home-and-home with East Tennessee State. ETSU went 27-8 a season ago and won the both the Southern Conference regular-season and tournament titles.

The non-conference schedule also features visits from in-state rivals Morehead St. (Dec. 2) and Eastern Kentucky (Dec. 10). The 18-game Horizon League schedule begins December 28th with a home contest against new conference member IUPUI. A November 4th exhibition game against Urbana will get the Norse’s 2017-18 campaign started.

NKU SCHEDULE (Home games in CAPS)

Nov. 10 EAST TENNESSEE STATE

Nov. 12 WILMINGTON

Nov. 17-19 Island of the Bahamas tourney

Nov. 25 at Memphis

Nov. 29 BEREA

Dec. 2 MOREHEAD STATE

Dec. 6 at East Tennessee State

Dec. 10 EASTERN KENTUCKY

Dec. 17 at UMBC

Dec. 19 at Texas A&M

Dec. 28 IUPUI

Dec. 30 UIC

Jan. 5 at Oakland

Jan. 7 at Detroit Mercy

Jan. 11 WRIGHT STATE

Jan. 15 CLEVELAND STATE

Jan. 18 at Milwaukee

Jan. 20 at Green Bay

Jan. 26 OAKLAND

Jan. 28 DETROIT

Feb. 1 at Youngstown State

Feb. 3 at Cleveland State

Feb. 8 MILWAUKEE

Feb. 10 GREEN BAY

Feb. 16 at Wright State

Feb. 19 YOUNGSTOWN STATE

Feb. 22 at UIC

Feb. 25 at IUPUI

March 2-6 Horizon League tournament (Detroit)

Links:
@NKUNorseMBB announces 2017-18 schedule  (NKUNorse.com)