JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State men’s basketball program released it’s 2020-21 upcoming schedule Thursday afternoon as the Tigers will play a total of 28 games on the season with nine matchups slated to be played at home.
They’ll gear up to play 18 conference matchups and 10 non-conference games, including a non-conference season opener on November 10 versus Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss.
The Jackson State men’s basketball program officially released the 2020-21 schedule Thursday. View the full release ⬇️
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Other marquee non-conference games include at Kansas State (Nov. 15), Northern Iowa (Nov. 17), UT-Martin (Nov. 23), Wyoming (Dec. 1), Louisiana Tech (Dec. 4), UL-Monroe (Dec. 6), Bradley (Dec. 17), and Marquette (Dec. 19).
The Tigers begin conference play with a road trip to Alabama A&M on January 2. The Tigers’ first home game includes a conference matchup with in-state rival Alcorn State on January 9 at the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center.
JSU will host eight other home matchups versus Southern(Jan. 11), Mississippi Valley State (Jan. 30), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 1), Texas Southern (Feb. 13), Prairie View A&M (Feb. 15), Grambling State (Feb. 20), Alabama A&M (March 4), and Alabama State (March 6).
The 2021 SWAC Tournament is set to begin March 10-14 in Birmingham, Ala.
2020-2021 Jackson State Men’s Basketball Schedule
|NOVEMBER 10 | Tuesday||@ Mississippi State||Starkville, Miss.||TBD|
|NOVEMBER 15 | Sunday||@ Kansas State***||Manhattan, Kan.||TBD|
|NOVEMBER 17 | Tuesday||@ Northern Iowa***||Cedar Falls, Iowa||TBD|
|NOVEMBER 23 | Monday||@ Tennessee-Martin***||Martin, Tenn.||TBD|
|NOVEMBER 24 | Tuesday||@ TBD***||Martin, Tenn.||TBD|
|DECEMBER 1 | Tuesday||@ Wyoming||Laramie, Wyo.||TBD|
|DECEMBER 4 | Friday||@ Louisiana-Tech||Ruston, La.||TBD|
|DECEMBER 6 | Sunday||@ Louisiana-Monroe||Monroe, La.||TBD|
|DECEMBER 13 | Sunday||@ Iowa State||Ames, Iowa||TBD|
|DECEMBER 17 | Thursday||@ Bradley||Peoria, Ill.||TBD|
|DECEMBER 19 | Saturday||@ Marquette||Milwaukee, Wisc.||TBD|
|JANUARY 2 | Saturday||@ Alabama A&M*||Huntsville, Ala.||5:30pm|
|JANUARY 4 | Monday||@ Alabama State*||Montgomery, Ala.||7:30pm|
|JANUARY 9 | Saturday||vs. Alcorn State*||Jackson, Miss.||5:30pm|
|JANUARY 11 | Monday||vs. Southern*||Jackson, Miss.||7:30pm|
|JANUARY 16 | Saturday||@ Prairie View A&M*||Prairie View, Texas||5:30pm|
|JANUARY 18 | Monday||@Texas Southern*||Houston, Texas||7:30pm|
|JANUARY 23 | Saturday||@ Grambling State *||Grambling, La.||5:30pm|
|JANUARY 30 | Saturday||vs. Mississippi Valley State*||Jackson, Miss.||5:30pm|
|FEBRUARY 1 | Monday||vs. Arkansas Pine Bluff*||Jackson, Miss.||7:30pm|
|FEBRUARY 6 | Saturday||@ Alcorn State*||Lorman, Miss.||5:30pm|
|FEBRUARY 8 | Monday||@ Southern*||Baton Rouge, La.||7:30pm|
|FEBRUARY 13 | Saturday||vs. Texas Southern*||Jackson, Miss.||5:30pm|
|FEBRUARY 15 | Monday||vs. Prairie View A&M*||Jackson, Miss.||7:30pm|
|FEBRUARY 20 | Saturday||vs. Grambling Stat*||Jackson, Miss.||5:30pm|
|FEBRUARY 27 | Saturday||@ Mississippi Valley State*||Itta Bena, Miss.||4:30pm|
|MARCH 1 | Monday||@ Arkansas Pine Bluff*||Pine Bluff, Ark.||7:30pm|
|MARCH 4 | Thursday||vs. Alabama A&M*||Jackson, Miss.||7:30pm|
|MARCH 6 | Saturday||vs. Alabama State*||Jackson, Miss.||5:30pm|
|MARCH 10-14||SWAC TOURNAMENT||Birmingham, Ala.||TBD|
Home Games in BOLD
* Denotes Conference Opponent
*** Denotes games in the Cayman Islands Classic
Courtesy: JSU Athletics