Texas guard Kerwin Roach II (12) celebrates a win over against West Virginia 87-79 in the NCAA Game on Saturday, March 3, 2018. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Men's Basketball

Texas men open Big 12 play on Jan. 2 at Kansas State

Posted September 5th, 2018

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The Texas men’s basketball team will play three of its first five Big 12 games on the road in January including a stop at Kanas on Jan. 14, according to the scheduled released on Wednesday.

Coach Shaka Smart’s club opens league play at Kansas State on Jan. 2 and will then return to Austin for the home opener against West Virginia on Jan. 5.

All 18 conference games will be televised nationally. The Longhorns will have two appearances on ESPN’s “Big Monday” telecast this season, including the trip to Allen Fieldhouse and a trip to Lubbock to face Texas Tech on March 4.

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The Big 12 schedule features 18 games in round-robin format. All teams play each other twice. Texas won’t have back-to-back home games until mid-February against Kansas State (Feb. 12) and Oklahoma State (Feb. 16).

The non-conference portion of the Texas basketball schedule had been released previously. UT opens the season Nov. 6 against Eastern Illinois.

Contact Brian Davis at 512-445-3957. Email bdavis@statesman.com.

Texas men's basketball Big 12 schedule

DayDateOpponent (Site)Time (CT)TV
Wed.Jan. 2at Kansas State (Manhattan, Kan.)8:00 PMESPN2/ESPNU
Sat.Jan. 5West Virginia8:00 PMESPN2
Tues.Jan. 8at Oklahoma State (Stillwater, Okla.)6:00 PMESPN2/ESPNU
Sat..Jan. 12Texas TechTBALHN
Mon.Jan. 14at Kansas (Lawrence, Kan.)8:00 PMESPN/ESPNU
Sat.Jan. 19OklahomaTBALHN
Wed.Jan. 23at TCU (Fort Worth, Texas)6:00 PMESPN2/ESPNU
Tues.Jan. 29Kansas6:00 PMESPN/ESPN2
Sat.Feb. 2at Iowa State (Ames, Iowa)1:00 PMESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Wed.Feb. 6BaylorTBALHN
Sat.Feb. 9at West Virginia (Morgantown, W. Va.)7:00 PMESPN2/ESPNU
Tues.Feb. 12Kansas State8:00 PMESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Sat.Feb. 16Oklahoma State12:00 PMCBS
Sat.Feb. 23at Oklahoma (Norman, Okla.)11:00 AMESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Wed.Feb. 27at Baylor (Waco, Texas)8:00 PMESPN2/ESPNU
Sat.Mar. 2Iowa State1:00 PMESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Mon.Mar. 4at Texas Tech (Lubbock, Texas)8:00 PMESPN/ESPN2
Sat.Mar. 9TCU1:00 PMESPN/ESPN2/ESPNews

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