Missouri basketball 2015 SEC schedule unveiled

2 years 1 week 4 days ago August 15, 2014 Aug 15, 2014 Friday, August 15 2014 Friday, August 15, 2014 7:46:00 PM CDT in Tiger Talk
By: Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The SEC Network unveiled the conference's 2015 basketball conference schedule Friday night, including Mizzou's 2015 conference opponents. The Missouri Tigers will open league play for the first time under Kim Anderson with a home date against LSU on January 8. The game will be televised by either ESPN or ESPN2.

The SEC Network was launched on Thursday night and became the most successful new cable network launch in history. The Network, which is already available in more than 90 million homes, gives Mizzou Basketball a record number of full-national TV games.

Missouri will host six games in league play against teams that qualified for postseason competition a year ago. In addition to LSU, which advanced to the National Invitation Tournament last season, the Tigers will also host NCAA Final Four qualifiers Kentucky (January 29) and Florida (February 24), as well as NCAA Sweet 16 advancer, Tennessee (January 17). They will also host Arkansas again this season. The Tigers swept the series with the Razorbacks in 2013-14 and have won three consecutive meetings overall. The sixth postseason qualifier on Mizzou's home SEC schedule is Texas A&M.

The final three home SEC games feature Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Auburn. Ole Miss comes to Mizzou Arena for the first time since 2013 and Mississippi State, coached by Kansas City native Rick Ray, comes to Columbia for the second consecutive year. Auburn, under the direction of first year head coach Bruce Pearl, will be the home finale for Mizzou.

Head coach Kim Anderson said, "That's a fantastic home schedule for our fans and a very challenging schedule for our young team. The Southeastern Conference is on the rise and you look at the coaches we have in our league and the players returning across this conference, you are going to see some battle-tested SEC teams heading into postseason play next March."

Missouri's nine road dates in SEC action include games against Auburn, Kentucky, Texas A&M, Alabama, South Carolina, Arkansas, Vanderbilt, Georgia and Mississippi State.

Game times for all Saturday SEC Network and Fox Sports Network games will be announced by the league office later this summer.

Mizzou's non-conference schedule will also be announced in the near future. The full SEC conference schedule is listed below:

Mizzou Basketball's 2015 Southeastern Conference Schedule
Date Day Opponent Location Time Network
Jan. 8 Thursday LSU Mizzou Arena 6 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
Jan. 10 Saturday at Auburn Auburn, Ala. TBD SEC Network
Jan. 13 Tuesday at Kentucky Lexington, Ky. 8 p.m. ESPN
Jan. 17 Saturday Tennessee Mizzou Arena TBD SEC Network
Jan. 21 Wednesday at Texas A&M College Station, Texas 6 p.m. SEC Network
Jan. 24 Saturday Arkansas Mizzou Arena 1 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
Jan. 29 Thursday Kentucky Mizzou Arena 8 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
Jan. 31 Saturday Ole Miss Mizzou Arena TBD FSN
Feb. 4 Wednesday at Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala. 8 p.m. SEC Network
Feb. 7 Saturday Texas A&M Mizzou Arena 5 p.m. ESPNU
Feb. 10 Tuesday at South Carolina Columbia, S.C. 6 p.m. SEC Network
Feb. 14 Saturday Mississippi State Mizzou Arena 3 p.m. ESPNU
Feb. 18 Wednesday at Arkansas Fayetteville, Ark. 8 p.m. SEC Network
Feb. 21 Saturday at Vanderbilt Nashville, Tenn. TBD SEC Network
Feb. 24 Tuesday Florida Mizzou Arena 8 p.m. ESPN
Feb. 28 Saturday at Georgia Athens, Ga. 11 a.m. ESPNU
March 3 Tuesday Auburn Mizzou Arena 8 p.m. SEC Network
March 7 Saturday at Mississippi State Starkville, Miss. TBD SEC Network
March 11-15 Wed./Sun. SEC Tournament Nashville, Tenn. TBD SEC/ESPN

More News

Grid
List
LAKE OF THE OZARKS - There is a search underway for the occupants of a boat that overturned in the... More >>
4 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 10:57:00 PM CDT in News
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of several protesters charged after disruptions at a Kansas City rally for Republican presidential... More >>
7 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 7:29:49 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA – iPhone and iPad users beware: Apple has announced a new security update after finding out hackers have taken... More >>
8 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 6:24:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Thousands of people will come together Saturday at the annual Mid-Missouri PrideFest, but this year's celebration will be... More >>
9 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 5:21:00 PM CDT in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Special Administrative Board has unanimously approved up to $1 million to eliminate lead contamination after... More >>
10 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 5:01:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - A recently released national report shows some Columbia entrepreneurs are having a lot of success. Inc. Magazine,... More >>
11 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 3:57:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Researchers at MU Sinclair School of Nursing and College of Engineering have come up with a way to... More >>
11 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 3:52:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Columbia Public Schools Board of Education agreed Thursday on a 57-cent property tax increase, following voter approval earlier... More >>
11 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 3:31:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Green BEAN Delivery, which is the largest online natural and organic grocery delivery service in the Midwest, donated... More >>
11 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 3:15:00 PM CDT in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man is dead after allegedly punching a man in a wheelchair — only... More >>
13 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 1:31:11 PM CDT in News
PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for scalding a 2-year-old... More >>
13 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 1:21:20 PM CDT in News
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A recently retired Springfield teacher has been charged with child molestation. The Springfield News-Leader reported... More >>
16 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 10:36:51 AM CDT in News
HAZELWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol was investigating a crash that left a suburban St. Louis police... More >>
17 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 9:04:50 AM CDT in News
WARRENSBURG (AP) — Authorities are investigating a bank robbery in Warrensburg. Police said in a news release that... More >>
19 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 7:45:00 AM CDT in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A suburban St. Louis woman who reportedly stabbed herself with a pen after her arrest for... More >>
19 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 7:37:00 AM CDT in News
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A former employee of a bank in southwestern Missouri's Aurora has been ordered to spend a year... More >>
20 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 6:35:00 AM CDT in News
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis suburb's police chief and top commander are on paid suspensions after complaints about... More >>
20 hours ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 6:23:00 AM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The Central Chapter of Empower Missouri and guests gathered to talk about why it is in everybody's... More >>
1 day ago August 25, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 Thursday, August 25 2016 Thursday, August 25, 2016 8:50:00 PM CDT in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 71°
3am 70°
4am 70°
5am 70°
6am 72°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

2:07a
The Meredith Vieira Show
3:07a
Mad Money
4:07a
LX.TV: 1st Look
3:00a
Paid Program
3:30a
Paid Program
4:00a
Cheaters

Tonight's Schedule

7:00p
America's Got Talent
8:00p
Aquarius
9:00p
Aquarius
7:00p
Family Guy
7:30p
Family Guy
8:00p
Bob's Burgers
8:30p
Bob's Burgers
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Seinfeld