Aces Basketball announces tip-off times

The University of Evansville Athletics Department has announced the start times for most of its home games to take place at the Ford Center this season.

A tilt against USI will mark the opening of the season on Oct. 27 at 7:05 p.m. while the second exhibition contest versus Illinois-Springfield is set for a 4:05 p.m. tip on Nov. 3

Three games in three days will face the Aces Nov. 15-17 as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.  UE will face Buffalo on the 15th at 7:05 p.m. before facing Yale the next night and Western Illinois on the 17th.  The final two games will begin at 7:35 p.m.

Non-conference home contests against Alabama A&M and Miami (Ohio) are set for 7:05 p.m. while a visit by Murray State is set to begin at 1:05 p.m.  The Racers were 31-2 last season and finished with a final ranking of No. 16.  Two other games are set for December as UE will welcome Alabama State to the Ford Center for a 1:05 p.m. start on Dec. 15 before hosting Oakland City at 7:05 p.m. three days later.

Five of Evansville's nine home MVC games have the start times set.  They include Missouri State (1/2 @ 7:05 p.m.), Wichita State (1/13 @ 3:35 p.m.), Bradley (1/23 @ 7:05 p.m.), Northern Iowa (1/29 @ 7:05 p.m.) and Illinois State (2/20 @ 7:05 p.m.).  The remainder of the start times will be announced as soon as the television schedule is released.