Tilts with CU, South Carolina and Oregon State highlight Pokes non-conference slate
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming will face four Power-5 schools in non-conference play this season, including a home tilt with Oregon State Nov. 16 at the Arena-Auditorium.
Allen Edwards and the Cowboys will play 12 non-conference games this season -- eight at home and two true road games -- and will take part in the MGM Main Event Tournament in Las Vegas where they will face Front-Range rival, Colorado, on Nov. 24. Wyoming will play either Clemson or TCU in Sin City two days later.
Wyoming will host Detroit Mercy (Nov. 19) and Louisiana (Nov. 21) as part of the Main Event Tournament. The final two games take place in Las Vegas.
Wyoming opens the regular season Nov. 5 when former standout Chris McMillian and the Idaho State Bengals pay a visit to the Dome of Doom.
The Cowboys first road game of the season will take place Nov. 10 in Columbia, South Carolina. Wyoming defeated the Gamecocks 73-64 last season in Laramie.
The other road game for the Cowboys will take place at Magness Arena in Denver Dec. 21 when they take on the Pioneers.
UW will open the conference season Dec. 4 at home against Air Force. Wyoming will play 18 Mountain West games this season, nine at home and nine on the road.
The conference tournament will tipoff March 4 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
2019-20 men's basketball schedule (non-conference)
Oct. 30: Wyoming vs. Northwest Nazarene (exhibition)
Nov. 5: Wyoming vs. Idaho State
Nov. 10: Wyoming @ South Carolina
Nov. 13: Wyoming vs. Cal State Fullerton
Nov. 16: Wyoming vs. Oregon State
Nov. 19: Wyoming vs. Detroit Mercy (Laramie)
Nov. 21: Wyoming vs. Louisiana (Laramie)
Nov. 24: Wyoming vs. Colorado (Las Vegas)
Nov. 26: Wyoming vs. Clemson/TCU (Las Vegas)
Dec. 14: Wyoming vs. Northern Colorado
Dec. 18: Wyoming vs. Utah Valley
Dec. 21: Wyoming @ Denver
Dec. 28: Wyoming vs. Nebraska Wesleyan