Auburn basketball finalizes 2021-22 nonconference schedule

Auburn’s entire nonconference agenda for the upcoming men’s basketball year was finalized Wednesday.

The Tigers introduced their comprehensive slate of nonconference games, which involves 13 opponents — such as seven at Auburn Arena, two road matchups and 4 neutral-web site online games. The highlights of the nonconference schedule involve a time-opener in opposition to Morehead Point out on Nov. 9 at Auburn Arena, the beforehand announced Fight 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas (with a 1st-round matchup from UConn), as properly as a meeting with Nebraska in the Vacation Hoopsgiving showcase in Atlanta, and a property game versus foreseeable future SEC opponent Oklahoma in the Large 12/SEC Challenge.

“This is the most ambitious nonconference timetable in the heritage of Auburn men’s basketball and in my profession,” Auburn coach Bruce Pearl explained. “There are 9 large-main meeting colleges on the schedule exterior of league perform.”

The rest of the nonconference plan incorporates a Nov. 12 home recreation versus ULM, a Nov. 19 journey to USF, a Dec. 1 assembly with UCF in Auburn Arena, followed by a dwelling recreation from Yale on Dec. 4. Auburn will also host North Alabama on Dec. 14 right before traveling to Saint Louis on Dec. 18 and then web hosting Murray State on Dec. 22.

“This is an option for our admirers to journey,” Pearl reported. “We’ll be playing in Tampa at Amalie Arena exactly where the SEC Event is likely to be and Saint Louis, which is a terrific Midwestern metropolis. We’re hunting ahead to participating in in Atlanta once again in which we have so many followers and alumni. These are excellent locations and opportunities for our followers to vacation.

“Playing two true highway games and four neutral-web site video games are methods to enhance your standing with the NCAA Tournament selection committee.”

Paired with past week’s announcement of SEC matchups, Auburn’s complete 2021-22 slate of opponents is set now the Tigers are just awaiting dates for their conference routine.

Below is Auburn’s finish 2021-22 nonconference schedule:

2021-22 Auburn Non-Convention Routine

Nov. 9 vs. Morehead Point out

Nov. 12 vs. ULM

Nov. 19 at USF

Nov. 24 vs. UConn (Battle 4 Atlantis)

Nov. 25 vs. Loyola Chicago/Michigan Point out (Struggle 4 Atlantis)

Nov. 26 vs. Arizona Condition/Baylor/Syracuse/VCU (Battle 4 Atlantis)

Dec. 1 vs. UCF

Dec. 4 vs. Yale

Dec. 11 vs. Nebraska (Holiday Hoopsgiving)

Dec. 14 vs. North Alabama

Dec. 18 at Saint Louis

Dec. 22 vs. Murray Condition

Jan. 29 vs. Oklahoma (Large 12/SEC Problem)

Tom Inexperienced is an Auburn defeat reporter for Alabama Media Group. Observe him on Twitter @Tomas_Verde.

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