Des Moines, Iowa — The dates and opponents for the Drake men’s basketball team’s 18-game Missouri Valley Conference schedule have been revealed with Tuesday’s announcement of the league schedule.
The Bulldogs will welcome all nine of their Valley rivals to the Knapp Center this season with a total of four weekend Valley games at the Knapp Center.
The league schedule also begins earlier than usual with Valparaiso visiting Des Moines Thursday, Dec. 2. The league slate continues after the New Year Jan. 2 at Missouri State.
Other home dates for the Bulldogs includes Jan. 8 (Indiana State), Jan. 12 (Illinois State), Jan. 19 (Bradley), Jan. 30 (Loyola), Feb. 5 (UNI), Feb. 9 (Missouri State), Feb. 16 (Evansville) and Feb. 26 (SIU).
The league schedule joins the previously announced non-conference schedule. The full schedule is available here.