NASHVILLE --- The 2018-19 Tennessee State University women’s basketball schedule has been finalized.
The 2018-19 schedule is slated for 32 regular season games including an exempt tournament that will see the Lady Tigers face three opponents in downtown Nashville at the Municipal Auditorium.
The 32-game schedule includes 14 non-conference match-ups against opponents from nine Division I conferences: ACC, Atlantic Sun, Big East, Big Ten, C-USA, Mid American, SWAC, Sunbelt, SEC.
For the second consecutive year the OVC will play an 18-game schedule.
Following a blue and white scrimmage on October 25, TSU will get its final tune-up with an exhibition against Cincinnati Christian on Nov. 5 before opening up the season across town at Lipscomb on Nov. 9.
The Lady Tigers will take on Arkansas, Wisconsin and Pittsburgh during the Challenge in Music City Thanksgiving Tournament at Municipal Auditorium (Nov.23-25).
TSU will continue non-conference action until opening league play against Tennessee Tech on January 3. The Lady Tigers will close out league play on March 2 versus UT Martin.
The OVC Tournament is set for March 6-9 in Evansville, Ind.
11.09 | at Lipscomb | A-Sun
11.13 | at Alabama A&M – SWAC
11.16 | at Troy | Sunbelt
11.21 | at Vanderbilt | SEC
11.23 | vs Arkansas | SEC
11.24 | vs Wisconsin | Big Ten
11.25 | vs Pittsburgh | ACC
11.29 | South Alabama - Sunbelt
12.02 | at Louisville | ACC
12.12 | Cumberland | Mid-South
12.15 | at Marshall | C-USA
12.17 | DePaul | Big East
12.23 | Ball State | Mid-American
12.29 | Fisk | GCAC
Atlantic Sun (1) - Lipscomb
Atlantic Coast (2) - Louisville, Pittsburgh
Big East (1)- DePaul
Big Ten (1) - Wisconsin
Conference USA (1) - Marshall
Mid American – (1) - Ball State
Southwestern Athletic (1) - Alabama A&M
Sunbelt (2) - South Alabama, Troy
Southeastern Conference (2) - Arkansas, Vanderbilt
NAIA (2) - Cumberland (Mid-South), Fisk (Gulf Coast Atlantic)
BY THE NUMBERS
32 Regular Season Games
1 Exhibition Game
14 Non-Conference Games
18 OVC Games
12 Home Games
17 Road Games
3 Neutral Site Games
Final Tune Up: Nov. 5 vs Cincinnati Christian (Exhibition)
Season Opener: Nov. 9 at Lipscomb
Home Opener: Dec. 11 vs Cumberland
OVC Opener: Jan. 3 vs Tennessee Tech
OVC Tournament: March. 6 – March 9 (Evansville, Ind.)