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UVA, Texas, Wichita State highlight VCU's non-conference schedule

VCU's non-conference home games include Bowling Green, Hampton, Hofstra and Wichita State,...
VCU's non-conference home games include Bowling Green, Hampton, Hofstra and Wichita State, among others. (Source: NBC12)
Updated: Aug. 23, 2018 at 2:52 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The VCU men's basketball team's non-conference schedule includes match-ups against several teams that were in the NCAA tournament last season.

The 2018-19 slate includes games against Wichita State, Virginia, Texas, Iona and Charleston, plus a trip to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the Legends Classic Championship.

"Our philosophy every year is going to be to try to have the best out-of-conference schedule that we possibly can have, one of the better ones in the country, if not the strongest," said VCU Head Coach Mike Rhoades.

VCU will kick off its season on Nov. 6 when the Rams host Gardner-Webb.

Additional non-conference games are:

  • Nov. 9, Bowling Green
  • Nov. 12, Hampton
  • Nov. 19, Temple at the Legends Classic
  • Nov. 20, either Cal or St. John's at the Legends Classic
  • Nov. 24, Hofstra
  • Nov. 28, at Old Dominion
  • Dec. 1, Iona
  • Dec. 5, at Texas
  • Dec. 9, at Virginia
  • Dec. 15, Charleston
  • Dec. 22, Wichita State
  • Dec. 30, Rider

The Rams full A-10 Conference schedule will be released in the coming weeks.

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