PC Releases Early Season Schedule, BIG EAST Play To Start in December
Providence College Press Release
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Providence College men’s basketball team’s non-conference and December BIG EAST schedule was announced today (October 28). The Friars will play six non-conference games, followed by four league games in mid-to-late December to get the 2020-21 slate going. Providence will open the season against Fairfield on Wednesday, Nov. 25 in Alumni Hall. The Friars will play their first conference game of the season against Xavier on Saturday, Dec. 12.
In addition to their home opener versus Fairfield, the Friars’ other home games include Fairleigh Dickinson (Saturday, Dec. 5), Xavier (Saturday, Dec. 12) and Connecticut (Thursday, Dec. 17).
The Friars will play three games in the Maui Invitational in Asheville, N.C., which is scheduled for Nov. 30 through Dec. 2. Providence’s first opponent will be Indiana, followed by a match up with either Texas or Davidson on Dec. 1. The Friars will close the Maui Invitational on Dec. 2, and their opponent will be determined during the course of tournament play.
The squad will play three additional road games in the month of December. The Friars will play at TCU on Wednesday, Dec. 9 as part of the BIG EAST-Big 12 Battle. The other two road games will be at BIG EAST foes Seton Hall (Sunday, Dec. 20) and Butler (Wednesday, Dec. 23).
The remainder of the conference schedule will be announced at a later date. All tip-off times and television designations will be released in the near future. Each of the Friars’ home games during the months of November and December will be played at Alumni Hall/Mullaney Gymnasium on the campus of Providence College in Providence, R.I.
30 vs. Indiana^
1 vs. Texas/Davidson^
2 vs. TBD^
5 FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON
9 at TCU (BIG EAST-Big 12 Battle)
20 at Seton Hall*
23 at Butler*
* – BIG EAST Game
^ – Maui Invitational (Asheville, N.C.)
HOME GAMES IN BOLD CAPS