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VMI basketball 2017-18 schedule announced

The first meeting with N.C. State in 12 years and three Atlantic 10 opponents highlight the 2017-18 VMI basketball schedule announced today.

vmi basketballThe Keydets under third-year head coach Dan Earl will open the season at N.C. State on Friday, November 10 – their first visit to Raleigh since the 2005-06 season. It will also mark the first time VMI has opened the season against the Wolfpack since the 1995-96 opener played between the teams at Reynolds Coliseum.

VMI will also face three squads from the Atlantic 10 conference including Duquesne (Nov. 14) Davidson (Dec. 5), and VCU (Dec. 22) and all games will be played on the road. It will be the first time VMI has faced Duquesne since the first round of the NCAA East Regional in 1977 when the Keydets advanced to the Sweet 16. VMI will also be facing Davidson for the first time since 2002-03 and the VCU game will mark the first visit to the Siegel Center since December, 2010.

The Keydets will play 14 home dates at Cameron Hall in Lexington starting with the home opener against Presbyterian College on Saturday, November 18. VMI will open Southern Conference play at home on Saturday, December 30 against Furman and will conclude the regular season with a FridaySaturday weekend pair at Cameron Hall against Samford on Feb. 23 and Chattanooga Feb. 25.

Tickets for the 2017-18 season will go on sale in early fall.


Nov. 10  at N.C. State  TBA
Nov. 14  at Duquesne  7 pm
Nov. 18  PRESBYTERIAN   1 pm
Nov. 21  OHIO VALLEY  7 pm
Nov. 25  at American  4 pm
Nov. 28  at Charleston Southern 7:30 pm
Dec. 2   RADFORD  1 pm
Dec. 5   at Davidson  TBA
Dec. 9   LONGWOOD  1 pm
Dec. 22  at VCU   TBA
Dec. 30  FURMAN  1 pm
Jan. 3   at Wofford  TBA
Jan. 6   UNCG   1 pm
Jan. 13  at ETSU   TBA
Jan. 15  at Western Carolina TBA
Jan. 18  MERCER  7 pm
Jan. 20  THE CITADEL  1 pm
Jan. 24  WOFFORD  7 pm
Jan. 27   at Chattanooga  TBA
Jan. 29  at Samford  TBA
Feb. 1   at UNCG  TBA
Feb. 10  ETSU   1 pm
Feb. 15   at Mercer  TBA
Feb. 17  at The Citadel  TBA
Feb. 20   at Furman  TBA
Feb. 23   SAMFORD  1 pm
Feb. 25  CHATTANNOOGA 1 pm
Mar. 2-5 SoCon Tournament @ Asheville, NC

All game times subject to change