2018-2019 UT Men’s Basketball Schedule

Thompson-Boling Arena / Credit: UT Athletics

Tipoff times have now been set for all Tennessee men’s basketball games this season.

The defending SEC Champion Volunteers recently learned that their Dec. 9 neutral-site showdown against Gonzaga as part of the inaugural Jerry Colangelo Classic in Phoenix will tipoff at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Tennessee‘s Dec. 2 home game against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi is set to start at noon ET on the SEC Network.

Four UT home game will be streamed on SEC Network+, available through the ESPN app and also viewable via espn.com/watch. Those contests are the Oct. 31 exhibition vs. Tusculum (7 p.m. ET), the Nov. 9 meeting with Louisiana (7 p.m. ET), the Dec. 19 game against Samford (7 p.m. ET) and the Dec. 29 tilt with TennesseeTech (1 p.m. ET).

In their fourth year under the direction of Rick Barnes—the 2018 SEC Coach of the Year—the Vols are listed as a preseason top-10 pick by most major media outlets. Tennessee returns all five starters from last season’s 26-9 NCAA Tournament team, including each of its top-six scorers.

Season tickets and the popular “Vol Pass” ticket option are on sale now, and single-game tickets will be available starting Oct. 9. Fans interested in purchasing tickets are encouraged to visit AllVols.com or call 1-800-332-8657.

Oct. 31 Wednesday Tusculum (exhibition) Knoxville, Tenn. 7 pm SEC Network +

Nov. 6 Tuesday Lenoir-Rhyne Knoxville, Tenn. 7 p.m. SEC Network
Nov. 9 Friday Louisiana Knoxville, Tenn. 7 pm SEC Network +
Nov. 13 Tuesday Georgia Tech Knoxville, Tenn. 9 p.m. ESPN2
Dates: Nov. 21 & 23 | Venue: Barclays Center | Teams: UT, Kansas, Louisville, Marquette
Nov. 21 Wednesday vs. Louisville New York City 5 p.m. ESPN2
Nov. 23 Friday vs. Kansas New York City 7 or 9 p.m. .ESPN2
Nov. 28 Wednesday Eastern Kentucky Knoxville, Tenn. 6:30 p.m. SEC Network

Dec. 2 Sunday Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Knoxville, Tenn. Noon SEC Network
Dec. 9 Sunday vs. Gonzaga Phoenix, Ariz. 3 p.m. ESPN
Dec. 15 Saturday @ Memphis Memphis, Tenn. Noon ESPN2
Dec. 19 Wednesday Samford Knoxville, Tenn. 7 pm SEC Network +
Dec. 22 Saturday Wake Forest Knoxville, Tenn. Noon ESPN2
Dec. 29 Saturday Tennessee Tech Knoxville, Tenn. 1 p.m. SEC Network +

Jan. 5 Saturday Georgia Knoxville, Tenn. 3:30 p.m. SEC Network
Jan. 8 Tuesday @ Missouri Columbia, Mo. 7 p.m. TBD
Jan. 12 Saturday @ Florida Gainesville, Fla. 6 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
Jan. 15 Tuesday Arkansas Knoxville, Tenn. 7 p.m. TBD
Jan. 19 Saturday Alabama Knoxville, Tenn. 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Jan. 23 Wednesday @ Vanderbilt Nashville, Tenn. 7 p.m. ESPN2/ESPNU
Jan. 26 Saturday West Virginia Knoxville, Tenn. 4 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
Jan. 29 Tuesday @ South Carolina Columbia, S.C. 6:30 p.m. SEC Network

Feb. 2 Saturday @ Texas A&M College Station, Texas 8 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Feb. 5 Tuesday Missouri Knoxville, Tenn. 9 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Feb. 9 Saturday Florida Knoxville, Tenn. 4 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Feb. 13 Wednesday South Carolina Knoxville, Tenn. 6:30 p.m. SEC Network
Feb. 16 Saturday @ Kentucky Lexington, Ky. 8 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
Feb. 19 Tuesday Vanderbilt Knoxville, Tenn. 7 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Feb. 23 Saturday @ LSU Baton Rouge, La. Noon ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU
Feb. 27 Wednesday @ Ole Miss Oxford, Miss. 7 p.m. SEC Network

March 2 Saturday Kentucky Knoxville, Tenn. 2 p.m. CBS
March 5 Tuesday Mississippi State Knoxville, Tenn. 9 p.m. TBD
March 9 Saturday @ Auburn Auburn, Ala. Noon ESPN/ESPN2

Dates: March 13-17 | Venue: Bridgestone Arena
March 13-17 Wednesday-Sunday SEC Tournament Nashville, Tenn.

Dates: March 19 – April 8
March 19-20 NCAA First Four (Dayton, Ohio)
March 21 & 23 NCAA First & Second Rounds (Jacksonville, Fla. / Salt Lake City, Utah / Des Moines, Iowa / Hartford, Conn.)
March 22 & 24 NCAA First & Second Rounds (Columbus, Ohio / Columbia, S.C. / Tulsa, Okla. / San Jose, Calif.)
March 28 & 30 NCAA South & West Regionals (Louisville, Ky. / Anaheim, Calif.)
March 29 & 31 NCAA Midwest & East Regionals (Kansas City, Mo. / Washington, D.C.)
April 6 & 8 NCAA Final Four (Minneapolis, Minn.)



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