Conference USA announces the 2019-2020 Men’s Basketball schedule

Conference USA announced on Tuesday the upcoming schedule for the Marshall men’s basketball team. 

Per Herd Zone, Marshall head coach Dan D’Antoni said, “With the losses of the key seniors last season, I’m looking forward to bringing new Herd leadership into conference play this season.” 

Marshall opens the C-USA portion of the season in the Cam Henderson Center against Rice on Jan. 2 followed by a game against North Texas on Jan.  4. 

After that the Herd will head to Middle Tennessee on Jan. 9 and then to UAB on Jan. 1. 

A three-game home stand will be next on the plate for the Herd. Marshall will face Charlotte on Jan. 16, Old Dominion on Jan. 18 and Western Kentucky on Jan. 22.

A three-game road trip against WKU on Jan. 2, FIU on Jan. 30 and Florida Atlantic on Feb. 1 will wrap up Jan. and kick off Feb. 

Marshall wraps up the regular season with Southern Mississippi on Feb. 6 and Louisiana Tech on Feb. 8th at home and on the road against UTSA (Feb. 13) and UTEP (Feb. 15).

Before the Conference tournament the bonus play will begin. There will be a bye week Feb. 15-21. There will be three pods, which will be determined by the standings after the first 14 games of conference action. 

The following dates are open for bonus play and every team will have one of the dates off: Feb. 22, Feb. 27, March 1, March 4 and March 7. 

Sydney Shelton can be contacted at [email protected]edu.