ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Valley Convention introduced Friday (Dec. 4) its revised males’s basketball convention schedules for the 2020-21 season.
The brand new scheduling format, which is getting used for each males’s and ladies’s basketball convention video games, considerably reduces journey and locations an emphasis on the well being and security of student-athletes, coaches and workers. The 18-game format pits groups towards each other in a two-game sequence on back-to-back days on the identical website. Every establishment will play 4 street sequence and 4 house sequence and also will face their designated ‘journey accomplice’ in a single-game, home-and-home sequence.
For the Bears, the MVC schedule kicks off Dec. 27 and 28 at Northern Iowa.
Residence sequence for this season are: Indiana State (Jan. 2-3), Drake (Jan. 17-18), Southern Illinois (Jan. 21), Loyola (Jan. 30-31) and Bradley (Feb. 13-14).
After the street opener at UNI, coach Dana Ford’s squad has only one street sequence in January – at Valparaiso on Jan. 9 and 10 – earlier than three street journeys in February: at Illinois State (Feb. 6-7), at Southern Illinois (Feb. 17) and at Evansville (Feb. 26-27).
The State Farm MVC Event continues to be slated for March 4-7 at Enterprise Heart in St. Louis.
Begin instances and TV designations might be introduced at a later date.
Single-game tickets for MVC video games are scheduled to go on sale Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be found at //MissouriStateBears.com/tickets, or throughout common ticket workplace hours on the Previous Missouri Financial institution Field Workplace at JQH Area, (417) 836-7678.