What’s the Scheduling Plan for College Basketball’s 32 D-1 Conferences?

Some conferences have already announced their scheduling plans for college basketball this upcoming season, while others have made decisions but have yet to make it official. Then there’s the leagues that still haven’t decided what they are doing.

Here’s what we have compiled through reaching out to Division I commissioners, league personnel, athletic directors and coaches. And, of course, in the current climate, everything is tentative and subject to change.


ACC | 20 games (2-3 games in December) – per source

BIG EAST | 20 games (4-5 games in December) – per source

BIG TEN | Likely 20 games – per source

BIG 12 | 18 games (2 games in December) – per source

PAC-12 | 20 games (2 games in December) – per league

SEC | 18 games (starts Dec. 29-30) – per league

AAC | 20 games (2 additional play dates added in December) – per source

A-10 | 18 games (starts Dec. 30) – per source

MOUNTAIN WEST | 18 games (starts Dec. 29) – OFFICIAL

WCC | 16 games (starts Dec. 31) – OFFICIAL

AMERICA EAST | 18 games (double round-robin, Saturday and Sunday with team hosting same opponent, conference play starts Dec. 19-20 with open weekends in season to accommodate postponed games) – OFFICIAL

ASUN | 16 games, Thursday and Saturday games at the same site (starts Jan. 2) – OFFICIAL

BIG SKY | 20 league games (one set games before Christmas, then New Year’s weekend; will play 2 games at same venue the same weekend) – OFFICIAL

BIG SOUTH | 20 games with 2 likely before Christmas, back to back days and play opponent at same location – per source

BIG WEST | 20 games (starts Dec. 29) with teams playing same opponent on consecutive days at one site. Majority of games will be Friday and Saturday. Will begin Dec. 27-28 – OFFICIAL

CAA | 18 games (starts Jan. 1) teams will play same opponent on same site on consecutive days, primarily Saturday’s and Sunday’s – OFFICIAL

C-USA | 18 games (starts Dec. 31, schools will play two games per visit at four select C-USA schools and host four select teams for a two-game series, while playing a rival opponent one time home and away – OFFICIAL

HORIZON LEAGUE |20 league games proposed; back to back games with same team either Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun league games would start Dec 19/20 and play over Christmas 26/27 – per source

IVY LEAGUE | No games until at least Jan. 1 – per league

MAAC | 20 games (starts Dec. 8) – OFFICIAL

MAC | 20 games (no changes to previous schedule) – per commissioner Jon Steinbrecher

MEAC | 16 games (Starts Jan. 2) – two divisions, play only teams in division – OFFICIAL

MISSOURI VALLEY | 18 games (starts Dec. 30) – OFFICIAL

NEC | Likely 18 games – per source

OVC | 20 games (one league game in December) – per source

PATRIOT LEAGUE | No games until at least Jan. 1 – per source

SOCON | 18 games, double-round robin (starting Dec. 30) – OFFICIAL

SOUTHLAND | 16 games (starts Jan. 2) – per commissioner Tom Burnett

SUN BELT | 18 games (starts Dec. 31, Thursday’s and Saturday’s, mostly 2 game road and home stints) – OFFICIAL

SWAC | 18 games (starts Jan. 2, games on Saturday’s and Monday’s) – OFFICIAL

THE SUMMIT | 16 games (start date TBD) – per commissioner Tom Douple

WAC | 16 games (starts Dec. 31) – 16 games (starts Jan. 7), back to back games at same site – OFFICIAL

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