NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State University women’s basketball released the 2019-20 season schedule on Monday.
The 28-game schedule includes 10 non-conference match-ups against opponents from six Division I conferences: Atlantic Sun, Ivy League, Pac 12, SWAC, Sunbelt and SEC.
For the third consecutive year the Ohio Valley Conference will play an 18-game schedule with match-ups beginning in 2020.
TSU will host Virginia-Lynchburg in an exhibition game on November 1 before officially kicking off the season at home versus Cincinnati Christian on Nov. 9.
The Lady Tigers will hit the road to face the Lady Vols in Knoxville (Nov. 14) before playing three straight games in the Gentry Center against North Alabama (11/18), Alcorn State (11/21) and Vanderbilt (11/25).
Following the Thanksgiving holiday, TSU will continue non-conference action until opening OVC play against Eastern Illinois on January 2. The Lady Tigers will close out league play on February 29 at home versus Belmont.
The OVC Tournament is set for March 4-7 in Evansville, Ind.
11.09 | Cincinnati Christian| Riverstates Conference
11.14 | at Tennessee – SEC
11.18 | North Alabama | Atlantic Sun
11.21 | Alcorn State | SWAC
11.25 | Vanderbilt | SEC
11.30 | at South Alabama | Sunbelt
12.08 | Lipscomb | Atlantic Sun
12.12 | at Arizona – Pac 12
12.15 | Fisk| Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
12.30 | Columbia Univerisity | Ivy League
Atlantic Sun (2) – Lipscomb, North Alabama
Ivy League (1) – Columbia University
Pac 12 (1) – Arizona
Southwestern Athletic (1) – Alcorn State
Sunbelt (1) - South Alabama
Southeastern Conference (2) – Tennessee, Vanderbilt
NAIA (2) – Cincinnati Christian (Riverstates Conference), Fisk (Gulf Coast Atlantic)
BY THE NUMBERS
28 Regular Season Games
1 Exhibition Game
10 Non-Conference Games
18 OVC Games
14 Home Games
12 Road Games
0 Neutral Site Games
Final Tune Up: Nov. 1 vs Virginia Lynchburg (Exhibition)
Season/Home Opener: Nov. 9 vs Cincinnati Christian
OVC Opener: Jan. 2 vs Eastern Illinois
OVC Tournament: March. 4 – March 7 (Evansville, Ind.)