Vols men's basketball 2013-2014 schedule announced
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The University of Tennessee men's basketball schedule for the 2013-2014 season was released on Tuesday.
In addition to 18 Southeastern Conference games, the team's non-conference highlights include games against North Carolina State, Xavier, Virginia, and 2013 Final Four participant Wichita State.
The Vols will host 17 regular-season home games at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Tennessee's preseason exhibition slate, as well as tipoff times and TV designations for several non-conference games have yet to be established.
The Vols will open the regular season on the road at Xavier Nov. 12. It's the first time Tennessee has opened the season away from Knoxville since 2004.
Tennessee will participate in the 2013 Battle 4 Atlantis tournament November 28-30 in the Bahamas.
The Vols renew its series with Division II school Tusculum College, located in Greeneville, Tenn. The team will visit Thompson-Boling on January 4. It's the first time the two schools have squared off in a regular-season game since 1944.
The Vols' first SEC game will be at LSU on January 7.
Season tickets go on sale starting Tuesday, Sept. 10, and can be purchased by visiting UTTIX.com or calling 1-800-332-VOLS (8657).