BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Southern men’s basketball schedule was released on Tuesday, Sept. 26 as the Jaguars will be participating in 13 non-conference games before entering conference play in January.

According to Southern Athletics, before Southern kicks off their regular season schedule, the Jaguars will play host to Louisiana Christian for an exhibition game before their season opener in Fort Worth to take on TCU. The TCU contest on Nov. 6 will begin an eight-game road trip for the Jaguars.

After Southern takes on TCU, they will face off against UNLV, Arizona, Western Illinois, Illinois, Valparaiso, Marquette and Mississippi State. Southern’s home opener won’t come until Dec. 9 when the Jaguars play host to Southeastern Louisiana.

According to Southern Athletics, Southern will wrap up non-conference play with a three-game slate featuring matchups against Champion Christian College, Tulane, Wiley College and Ecclesia College. The Jaguars SWAC opener will be against Texas Southern at F.G. Clark Activity Center.

Check out the full schedule for the Southern men’s basketball team heading into the 2023-24 season:

Oct. 31 vs. Louisiana Christian (Exhibition)
Nov. 6 at TCU
Nov. 8 at UNLV
Nov. 13 at the University of Arizona
Nov. 17 at Western Illinois
Nov. 19 at the University of Illinois
Nov. 25 at. Valparaiso University
Nov. 28 at. Marquette University
Dec. 3 at Mississippi State
Dec. 9 vs. Southeastern Louisiana University
Dec. 12 vs. Champion Christian College
Dec. 16 at Tulane University
Dec. 19 vs. Wiley College
Dec. 31 vs. Ecclesia College
Jan. 6 vs. Texas Southern*
Jan. 8 vs. Prairie View
Jan. 13 at Florida A&M
Jan. 15 at Bethune Cookman
Jan. 20 at Grambling State*
Jan. 27 vs. Arkansas Pine-Bluff
Jan. 29 vs. Mississippi Valley State
Feb. 3 at Alcorn State
Feb. 5 at Jackson State
Feb. 10 vs. Alabama A&M
Feb. 12 vs. Alabama State
Feb. 17 at Prairie View*
Feb. 19 at Texas Southern*
Feb. 24 vs. Grambling State*
March. 2 vs. Bethune Cookman
March. 4 vs. Florida A&M
March 7 at Alabama State
March 9 at Alabama A&M