Arkansas unveils 2015-16 nonconference basketball schedule

The University of Arkansas released its full men’s nonconference basketball schedule on Monday that features matchups against Georgia Tech, Texas Tech and Wake Forest.

The nonconference slate includes 13 games, beginning with the season opener against Southern University on Nov. 13 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

After that, the Hogs host Akron and Charleston Southern in the NIT Tip-off on Nov. 18 and Nov. 20. The Razorbacks then travel to Brooklyn, New York, to complete the NIT Tip-Off against Georgia Tech on Thanksgiving and either Villanova or Stanford on Nov. 27.

Road games include Wake Forest on Dec. 4 and Dayton on Dec. 30.

The nonconference schedule ends Jan. 30 when the Hogs host Texas Tech as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

2015-16 Arkansas Men’s Nonconference Basketball Schedule

Nov. 13 – Southern University (Fayetteville)
Nov. 18 – Akron (Fayetteville – NIT Tip-Off)
Nov. 20 – Charleston Southern (Fayetteville – NIT Tip-Off)
Nov. 26 – Georgia Tech (Brooklyn, NY – NIT Tip-Off)
Nov. 27 – Villanova or Stanford (Brooklyn, NY – NIT Tip-Off)
Dec. 1 – Northwestern State (Fayetteville)
Dec. 4 – at Wake Forest (Winston-Salem, NC)
Dec. 8 – Evansville (Fayetteville)
Dec. 12 – Tennessee Tech (Fayetteville)
Dec. 19 – Mercer (North Little Rock)
Dec. 22 – North Florida (Fayetteville)
Dec. 30 – at Dayton (Dayton, OH)
Jan. 30 – Texas Tech (Fayetteville – SEC/Big 12 Challenge)