Men’s Basketball releases conference schedule for 2020-21 season


Marshall Sunner

Wichita State sophomore Morris Udeze shoots a free throw during the second half of the game against Central Florida on Jan. 25 inside Charles Koch Arena.

Wichita State has released its men’s basketball conference slate for the upcoming 2020-21 season. 

The Shockers will open and close the conference season with consecutive road games but will play nine of 14 games inside Charles Koch Arena from Jan. 9 until Feb. 28. 

WSU will begin AAC play on the road against Tulsa on Dec. 15 followed by a game at USF (Dec. 22) one week later. The Shockers will also play January road games against the top-four teams according to the preseason poll: Houston (Jan. 6), SMU (Jan. 17), Memphis (Jan. 21) and Cincinnati (Jan. 27). WSU plays only two road games in February. 

WSU will play host to SMU on Feb. 28 as its final home game for the 2020-21 season.

The Shockers will conclude the regular season in Fort Worth, Texas for the American Athletic Championships at the newly-constructed Dickies Arena from March 11-14.

Tip times and television information will be released in the near future.

Full conference schedule:

Dec. 15 – @Tulsa 

Dec. 22 – @USF

Dec. 30 – East Carolina

Jan. 6 – @Houston

Jan. 9 – Cincinnati

Jan. 13 – Tulsa

Jan. 17 – @SMU

Jan. 21 – @Memphis

Jan. 24 – USF

Jan. 27 – @Cincinnati

Jan. 30 – UCF

Feb. 3 – Tulane

Feb. 7 – Temple

Feb. 10 – @UCF

Feb. 18 – Memphis

Feb. 21 – @East Carolina

Feb. 25 – Houston

Feb. 28 – SMU

March 3 – @Tulane

March 6 – @Temple