June 13, 2013
MADISON, Wis. – Anticipation for the 2013-14 men’s basketball season is gaining traction as a pair of home non-conference dates was announced. The Badgers will host Bowling Green on Thurs., Nov. 21 before welcoming Oral Roberts to the Kohl Center on Sat., Nov. 23, as part of the 2013 Cancun Challenge, tournament officials announced on Wednesday.
Following the two home games, the tournament shifts to Mexico from Nov. 26-27. The Badgers, who are members of the Riviera Division, will take on St. Louis on Tues., Nov. 26 with a trip to the tournament championship game vs. West Virginia or Old Dominion on the line.
Wisconsin’s non-conference schedule now includes the home opener against St. John’s in Sioux Falls and home games against Florida and Marquette.
2013-14 tentative non-conference schedule
Nov. 8 St. John’s (Sioux Falls, S.D.)
Nov. 12 Florida (Kohl Center)
Nov. 21 Bowling Green (Kohl Center)
Nov. 23 Oral Roberts (Kohl Center)
Nov. 26 Saint Louis (Cancun, Mexico)
Nov. 27 West Virginia/Old Dominion (Cancun, Mexico)
Dec. 4 at Virginia (BIG TEN/ACC Challenge)