Alabama basketball releases 2019-20 non-conference schedule

Christopher Walsh

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama men's basketball team announced its 2019-20 non-conference schedule for the first season under new coach Nate Oats. 

The Crimson Tide will play an exhibition game, but the opponent and date have yet to be finalized.

The 2019-20 Southeastern Conference game dates, as well as all start times and television carriers, will be revealed at a later date. The league office announced the league opponents in June.

Alabama will open the season at home against Penn on Nov. 5, and will face North Carolina to open play in the Battle of Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas on Nov. 27. 

The Crimson Tide will play a pair of games around the state, facing Samford at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) in Birmingham, and Belmont in Huntsville for the Rocket City Classic.

The non-conference home schedule is highlighted by a Big 12/SEC Challenge game against Kansas State on Jan. 25. 

Crimson Tide 2019-20 non-conference schedule

Nov. 5 vs. Penn

Nov. 11 vs. FAU

Nov. 15 at Rhode Island

Nov. 19 vs. Furman

Nov. 27 vs. North Carolina (Battle for Atlantis), 2:30 p.m, 

Nov. 28 vs. Michigan State or Iowa State (Battle for Atlantis)

Nov. 29 vs. TBA (Battle for Atlantis)

Dec. 6 vs. Stephen F. Austin

Dec. 14 at Penn State

Dec. 18 at Samford (BJCC in Birmingham)

Dec. 21 vs. Belmont (Huntsville)

Dec. 29 vs Richmond

Jan. 25 vs. Kansas State