Men's Basketball Team Will Play 16 Regular Season Home Games Next Season

Chris Mack and the Musketeers are excited about the 2011-12 home schedule.

Chris Mack and the Musketeers are excited about the 2011-12 home schedule.
CINCINNATI --- Xavier University announced a slate of 16 regular season home games for the 2011-12 men's basketball season.

"We are excited about this impressive home schedule and I know that our fans will be too," said Xavier head coach Chris Mack. "The non-conference home slate is arguably the best we've ever had, including games against 2010 NCAA Tournament teams Georgia, Gonzaga, Cincinnati and Purdue."

Xavier's non-conference home schedule includes Georgia, Gonzaga, Purdue and the Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout against Cincinnati. XU also hosts local rival Miami (Ohio), IPFW, Morgan State and Oral Roberts.

The Atlantic 10 Conference home schedule includes 2010 NCAA Sweet 16 participant Richmond in addition to Charlotte, Dayton, Duquesne, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph's and Saint Louis.

Xavier will be sending out season ticket renewal information to current season ticket holders in the near future. Please contact the Xavier Athletics Ticket Office at 513-745-3411 for more information on purchasing new season tickets.

The preseason exhibition schedule is still to be determined and will be announced at a later date. The complete list of dates for the home schedule will be announced once the dates are confirmed.