COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina now knows its full basketball schedule for Frank Martin’s fifth season at the helm.
The SEC released its conference schedule on Tuesday with the 18 conference matchups for the Gamecocks.
The Gamecocks will have two games against Florida, Georgia, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Tennessee. They will face each of the remaining teams as single-play opponents, which includes a trip to Kentucky on Jan. 21.
USC will face Texas A&M on Jan. 7 to open the home slate with the lone NCAA Tournament team coming to town in conference play. The Gamecocks will open SEC play at Georgia on Jan. 4.
All 18 of South Carolina’s conference games will be televised with seven on the ESPN networks, 10 on SEC Network and one on CBS.
The Gamecocks get their season started on Nov. 6 with an exhibition against Newberry before the regular season gets under way on Nov. 11 against Louisiana Tech at Colonial Life Arena.
The nonconference schedule is highlighted by a pair of trips to New York City to face Syracuse and Seton Hall.
- Wed., Jan. 4, at Georgia, 7 p.m., ESPNU
- Sat., Jan. 7, Texas A&M, 1:30/4:30 p.m., CBS
- Wed., Jan. 11, at Tennessee, 6:30 p.m., SEC Network
- Sat., Jan. 14, Ole Miss, 6:30 p.m., ESPNU
- Wed., Jan. 18, Florida, 6:30 p.m., SEC Network
- Sat., Jan. 21, at Kentucky, 4-8 p.m., ESPN/2
- Tue., Jan. 24, Auburn, 6:30 p.m., SEC Network
- Sat., Jan. 28, at Missouri, 8:30 p.m., SEC Network
- Wed., Feb. 1, at LSU, 9 p.m., SEC Network
- Sat., Feb. 4, Georgia, 2 p.m., ESPN/2
- Tue., Feb. 7, Alabama, 6:30 p.m., SEC Network
- Sat., Feb. 11, at Mississippi State, 8 p.m., ESPN2
- Wed., Feb. 15, Arkansas, 6:30 p.m., SEC Network
- Sat., Feb. 18, at Vanderbilt, 8:30 p.m., SEC Network
- Tue., Feb. 21, at Florida, 7 p.m., ESPN
- Sat., Feb. 25, Tennessee, 1 p.m., SEC Network
- Tue., Feb. 28, Mississippi State, 7 p.m., ESPNU
- Sat., March 4, at Ole Miss, 8:30 p.m., SEC Network