Frank Martin released his non-conference schedule for South Carolina basketball on Thursday.
The slate begins when the Gamecocks will help open Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium on the campus of Wofford University with their opening game against the Terriers. The main feature of the schedule is the Puerto Rico Shootout with a game stateside against Western Michigan and an opening round matchup on the island with Illinois State. Potential opponents in the tournament include Boise State and UTEP.
USC has its annual matchup with Clemson on December 19th at Littlejohn Coliseum, and will play Temple at Madison Square Garden on November 30th. The Gamecocks will play one non-conference game in the balance of the SEC season with the Big 12/SEC Challenge on January 27th against Texas Tech.
SOUTH CAROLINA NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Oct. 30, Erskine (exhibition)
Nov. 10, at Wofford (7 p.m. ET)
Nov. 13, Western Michigan (non-bracketed game Puerto Rico Tip-Off)
Nov. 16, vs. Illinois State (Puerto Rico Tip-Off, 11:30 a.m. ET, ESPN2)
Nov. 17, vs. Boise State/UTEP (Puerto Rico Tip-Off, 10:30 a.m., ESPNU/1 p.m. ET, ESPN2)
Nov. 19, vs. TBD (Puerto Rico Tip-Off)
Nov. 27, at FIU
Nov. 30, vs. Temple (Under Armour Reunion)
Dec. 2, UMass
Dec. 6, Wyoming
Dec. 9, Coastal Carolina
Dec. 19, at Clemson (7 p.m. ET/ESPNU)
Dec. 27, vs. Limestone
Jan. 27, vs. Texas Tech (Big 12/SEC Challenge, 12 p.m. ET/ESPN2)