By Josh Hyber/Photo by Allen Sharpe
South Carolina’s 2017-2018 SEC men’s basketball slate features three 2017 NCAA Tournament teams, with the Gamecocks set for an Elite Eight rematch against Florida on Jan. 24.
The SEC released its men’s basketball league schedule on Thursday, and SC’s 18-game lineup kicks off at Ole Miss on Dec. 31 and concludes on March 3 at Auburn. The Gamecocks will host nine SEC contests, including games against LSU, Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi State, Auburn, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky and Vanderbilt.
The Gamecocks will host Texas Tech on Satursday, Jan. 27, in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
The SEC Tournament kicks off at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo., on Wednesday, March 7. The conference championship game will be played on Sunday, March 11.
South Carolina conference schedule
Sun., December 31 at Ole Miss (6 PM, ESPN2)
Wed., January 3 Missouri (9 PM, ESPN2)
Sat., January 6 Vanderbilt (6:45 PM, SEC Network)
Tue., January 9 at Alabama (7 PM, SEC Network)
Sat., January 13 at Georgia (1 PM, SEC Network)
Tue., January 16 Kentucky (9 PM, ESPN)
Sat., January 20 Tennessee (6 PM, ESPN2)
Wed., January 24 at Florida (7 PM, SEC Network)
Wed., January 31 Mississippi State (8:30 PM, SEC Network)
Sat., February 3 at Texas A&M (2 PM, ESPN/2)
Tue., February 6 at Arkansas (7 PM, ESPN2)
Sat., February 10 Florida (12 PM, CBS)
Tue., February 13 at Tennessee (9 PM, ESPNU)
Sat., February 17 Auburn (3:30 PM, SEC Network)
Wed., February 21 Georgia (6:30 PM, SEC Network)
Sat., February 24 at Mississippi State (3:30 PM, SEC Network)
Wed., February 28 LSU (6:30 PM, SEC Network)
Sat., March 3 at Auburn (3:30 PM, SEC Network)
*Home games in bold. All times Eastern.