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MAC Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Tracker

Who's playing who this season?

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The 2014-2015 MAC basketball season ended a little over a month ago, so why not start looking ahead to next season? We will be scouring schedule releases, newspaper articles and message boards to try and piece together each team's non-conference slate.

Keep in mind that until the schedule is officially released the dates/opponents may change. Most schedules aren't officially released until late July or early August, but we'll list out what we know (or what we think we know) so far:

Akron (FINAL)

November 14: Cleveland State (Coaches For Cancer at Kent State)

November 16: Hiram

November 18: at Arkansas (Preseason NIT)

November 22: at Villanova (Preseason NIT)

November 24: at Green Bay (Preseason NIT)

November 27: Charleston Southern (Preseason NIT)

December 2: Coppin State

December 4: at Marshall

December 12: Bethune Cookman

December 21: UC Santa Barbara (South Point Classic in Vegas)

December 23: Iona (South Point Classic in Vegas)

December 30: South Carolina State

January 2: Lipscomb


Ball State (FINAL)

November 13: at Bradley

November 16: Eastern Illinois

November 20: at Eastern Kentucky

November 21: Longwood (at Eastern Kentucky)

November 22: South Carolina State (at Eastern Kentucky)

November 25: IU-Kokomo

November 28: Valparaiso

December 1: IUPUI

December 5: New Orleans

December 12: Pepperdine

December 22: at Indiana State

December 29: Alabama A&M

December 31: Chicago State

Bowling Green (FINAL)

November 14: New Orleans

November 18: Cincinnati

November 21-23: Florida Gulf Coast MTE (features Florida Gulf Coast, Youngstown State, North Dakota)

November 29: Urbana

December 2: UMBC

December 5: Drake

December 8: at Southeast Missouri State

December 12: at Detroit

December 20: at Wright State

December 23: at Cleveland State

December 31: Texas-Rio Grande Valley


November 16: at Old Dominion (Hall of Fame Tip-Off)

November 18: at Saint Joseph's

November 21: North Carolina A&T

November 22: Niagara/Vermont

November 28: Canisius

December 2: St. Bonaventure

December 5: at Duke

December 8: at Iowa State

December 12: Binghamton

December 19: Montana State

December 22: at VCU

December 29: Delaware

Central Michigan

November 13: Alma

November 23: Weber State (Gulf Coast Classic)

November 24: Drake/Western Kentucky

November 25: Pepperdine/Milwaukee/Murray State/Duquesne

November 30: McNeese State

December 3: at Grand Canyon

December 18: at BYU

December 21: Howard

Eastern Michigan

November 13: Vermont

November 18: at Oakland

November 23: at Michigan State

December 1: at Nebraska-Omaha

December 5: at Penn State

December 12: at Louisville

December 21: at Coppin State

December 28: Detroit

January 2: North Florida

Kent State (FINAL)

November 14: Youngstown State (Coaches For Cancer at Kent State)

November 18: at Southern Illinois

November 21: Marist

November 24: Saint Francis (PA)

November 28: at Pittsburgh

December 5: at Cleveland State

December 7: at NJIT

December 10: Louisiana-Monroe (Las Vegas Classic)

December 12: Canisius (Las Vegas Classic)

December 22: SMU (Las Vegas Classic)

December 23: Colorado/Penn State (Las Vegas Classic)

December 30: at North Carolina A&T

January 2: Oberlin


November 13: at Xavier

November 20: Lipscomb (Miami Multi-team event)

November 21: Florida Atlantic (Miami Multi-team event)

November 22: Northeastern (Miami Multi-team event)

December 5: at IUPUI

December 13: Wright State

December 22: at Dayton

January 2: South Carolina State

Source: Blogging the Bracket

Northern Illinois

November 13: Cal State Northridge

November 14: South Dakota

November 15: Wright State

November 28: at Idaho

December 4: at Missouri

December 16: at Ohio State

December 29: at Illinois-Chicago

Date TBD: Chicago State



November 14: Florida Gulf Coast

November 16: Tennessee State

November 20 - Tulsa (Paradise Jam)

November 21 - Indiana State/Norfolk State (Paradise Jam)

November 23 - DePaul/South Carolina/Florida State/Hofstra (Paradise Jam)

December 2: Marshall

December 30: UC-Riverside

Date TBD: at St. Bonaventure

Date TBD: Rio Grande

Source: The Athens Messenger


November 18: at Youngstown State

November 25-28: Great Alaska Shootout (teams include Alaska-Anchorage, Drexel, Loyola-Chicago, Middle Tennessee, UNC Asheville, San Diego, San Jose State)

December 9: at Detroit

December 12: Oakland

December 19: Bethune-Cookman

December 21: North Carolina A&T

Date TBD: Northern Kentucky

Date TBD: Cleveland State

Date TBD: at Green Bay

Source: Toledo Blade

Western Michigan

November 14: at DePaul

November 26: TBD (Music City Challenge vs. three of Stephen F. Austin, Liberty, Tulane and Mercer)

November 28: TBD (Music City Challenge)

November 29: TBD (Music City Challenge)

December 3: at James Madison

December 30:at Vanderbilt

As always, if you know of a game we are missing please feel free to mention it in the comments.