Monmouth University released its official schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 men’s basketball season complete with times for all 31 games. The Hawks, picked to win the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title, will open the season on Friday, November 11 when they host Drexel (7pm) at the OceanFirst Bank Center. Their schedule of 14 home games and 17 road contests includes trips to South Carolina (November 15), Syracuse (September 18), Memphis (December 13) and North Carolina (December 28), the alma mater of Hawks coach King Rice.

Monmouth’s home schedule includes games with key MAAC rivals Iona (January 6) and Siena (February 24) and a non-conference matchup with Ivy League preseason favorite Princeton (December 20).

All Hawks road games will be broadcast live on 1160 & 1310AM and shoresportsnetwork.com.

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