MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Gophers open the men's basketball season at home against Missouri-Kansas City on Nov. 13.
Minnesota plays eight home games at Williams Arena under the schedule announced Monday.
The Gophers will play three games at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament, staring with Temple on Nov. 19.
Minnesota has an ACC/Big Ten Challenge home game against Clemson on Nov. 30. That's followed by back-to-back home games against regional opponents, South Dakota and South Dakota State, on Dec. 5 and 8.
The Gophers open the Big Ten season at Ohio State on Dec. 30. Minnesota's Big Ten home opener is against Michigan State on Jan. 2.
The Gophers have only one game against rival and NCAA runner-up Wisconsin, at home on March 2.