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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.

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

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