Trip to Puerto Rico Highlights the Schedule
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Men’s Basketball fans can begin planning for the 2016-17 season, as a number of nonconference matchups at Mizzou Arena have been finalized for the upcoming campaign. Head coach Kim Anderson‘s squad will take on opponents from around the country in his third season leading the Tigers, including a highly anticipated home showdown with Pac-12 foe Arizona on Dec. 10.
The Annual Braggin’ Rights Game vs. Illinois will be held Dec. 21, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo.
Mizzou’s other excursion from its home court will occur with the Tigers’ trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the 2016 Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Mizzou’s three matchups inside the Coliseo Roberto Clemente will be announced at a later date by ESPN. Travel packages and other information can be found here.
The Tigers then return home to play Northwestern State on either Friday, Nov. 25, or Saturday, Nov. 26. A determination on that game date will come at a later time.
Anderson’s group will welcome Western Kentucky to Mizzou Arena on Dec. 3, and Miami (Ohio) on Dec. 6.
The Annual Braggin’ Rights Game will be bookended by home contests against Eastern Illinois (Dec. 17) and Lipscomb (Dec. 29).
Further updates to the 2016-17 schedule can be expected throughout the summer months, with two more home dates yet to be finalized.
Start times will be available after television selections have been made.