Trojan’s 2016-17 Basketball Schedule Set

The Little Rock Trojans today released the final portion of their schedule with the non-conference games now set. The season kicks off on November 11th against Central Baptist.

First year coach Wes Flanigan has a challenging schedule in front of him, although not quite as daunting as the one Chris Beard faced last year. The big highlight on the schedule is a trip to Gainesville on December 21st to face off against the Florida Gators. Like last year’s big trip to Texas Tech, the final non-conference matchup is the biggest. Florida is projected by some outlets to finish as high as second in the SEC, although all outlets project the SEC to have a down year in basketball.

The rest of the road schedule is far easier with a return visit to Northern Arizona, a new series that starts on the road against Oral Roberts and the Lone Star Showcase tournament that will feature Central Michigan, Pepperdine, St. Bonaventure, Sam Houston State, and Southern Illinois.

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The Trojans host four in state schools at home with Central Baptist, University of the Ozarks, UAPB, and continue the two game home and home series against UCA.

Rounding off the schedule is a visit from Tulsa, the only team on the Trojan’s schedule who also played in the NCAA tournament last year, and the final part of the series against Iowa.

Full schedule below

Sat. 11/12/2016 Central Baptist   Jack Stephens Center
Mon. 11/14/2016 University of the Ozarks   Jack Stephens Center
Fri. 11/18/2016 Idaho   Jack Stephens Center
Mon. 11/21/2016 TBA Cedar Park, Texas
Tue. 11/22/2016 TBA Cedar Park, Texas
Wed. 11/23/2016 TBA Cedar Park, Texas
Tue. 11/29/2016 Central Arkansas Conway, Ark.
Sat. 12/3/2016 Tulsa   Jack Stephens Center    
Thu. 12/8/2016 UAPB   Jack Stephens Center    
Sat. 12/10/2016 Central Arkansas   Jack Stephens Center
Wed. 12/14/2016 Northern Arizona Flagstaff, Ariz.
Mon. 12/19/2016 Oral Roberts Tulsa, Okla.
Wed. 12/21/2016 Florida Gainesville, Fla.
Sat. 12/31/2016 ULM * Jack Stephens Center    
Mon. 1/2/2017 Louisiana * Jack Stephens Center
Sat. 1/7/2017 Appalachian State * Boone, N.C.
Mon. 1/9/2017 Coastal Carolina * Conway, S.C.
Sat. 1/14/2017 Arkansas State * Jack Stephens Center    
Sat. 1/21/2017 South Alabama * Jack Stephens Center    
Mon. 1/23/2017 Troy * Jack Stephens Center
Sat. 1/28/2017 Louisiana * Lafayette, La.
Mon. 1/30/2017 ULM * Monroe, La.
Sat. 2/4/2017 Coastal Carolina * Jack Stephens Center    
Mon. 2/6/2017 Appalachian State * Jack Stephens Center
Sat. 2/11/2017 Texas State * San Marcos, Texas
Mon. 2/13/2017 UT Arlington * Arlington, Texas
Sat. 2/18/2017 Arkansas State * Jonesboro, Ark.
Sat. 2/25/2017 Georgia State * Jack Stephens Center    
Mon. 2/27/2017 Georgia Southern * Jack Stephens Center
Fri. 3/3/2017 Troy * Troy, Ala.
Sun. 3/5/2017 South Alabama * Mobile, Ala.

 

 

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Trojan’s 2016-17 Basketball Schedule Set