Memphis, tin – The American Conference on Athletics announced its 2022-23 schedule on Wednesday, concluding the Memphis Tigers’ roster for next season. Season tickets for the 2022-23 season are available at this linkwith a portable pass that lets fans try a different seating location for each game starting at $99.
In the action of the American Athletic Conference, the Tigers play the home and home series with Houston, Cincinnati, SMU, UCF, Wichita State, Temple, South Florida, and Tulane while traveling to Tulsa and hosting East Carolina. The final five tough games of the regular season feature competitions in Houston (February 19), at Wichita (February 23), at FedExForum against Cincinnati (February 26), at SMU (March 2) and at FedExForum against Houston (March 5).
The non-conference portion of the schedule features home competitions with Texas A&M, Ole Miss, VCU and a total of five games against SEC opponents. Including Seton Hall in the first round of the 2022 ESPN Events Invitational in Orlando, Florida, the Memphis are set to play seven teams that finished in the top 66 of the NCAA NET rankings last season and seven games against teams that played in the 2022 NCAA Championship or National Invitational Championship .
A second-round match with Oklahoma at ESPN Events Invitational means Memphis will face eight teams that finished 66th in the NCAA NET rankings last year and eight teams that played in either the NCAA or NIT Championships last season.
The field of invitation includes ESPN Events, which runs November 24-27 at the State Farm Field House on the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Nebraska, Florida, Stanford, Ole Miss and Siena. Additional information can be found at this link.
The 2023 AAC Championships will take place from March 9-12 at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas.
Additional game times and TV information will be announced at a later time.
2022-23 Memphis Tiger men’s basketball schedule (all time)
Sunday October 23 – Christian Brothers University (exh.) – 4 pm
Sunday October 30 – Lynn College (exh.) – 1 pm
Monday 7 November – at Vanderbilt – TBD
Tuesday 15 November – St. Louis – TBD
Sunday 20 November – VCU – 4pm – ESPN +
Thursday November 24 – (1) opposite Seton Hall – 6:30 pm – ESPNews
FRI, NOV 25 – (1) vs Oklahoma/Nebraska – 4:30/7 p.m. – ESPN2/News
Sunday November 27 – (1) vs Florida State / Stanford / Ole Miss / Siena – TBD
Wednesday, November 30 – North Alabama – 7 p.m. – ESPN +
Saturday December 3rd – Ole Miss – 6:30pm – ESPN2
Tuesday December 6th – Little Rock – 7pm – ESPN+
Sat Dec 10 – (2) vs Auburn – TBD
Tuesday December 13th – in Alabama – TBD
Saturday 17th December – Texas A&M – 6pm – Espino
Wednesday December 21 – Alabama – 7pm – ESPN +
Thursday December 29th – South Florida* – 7pm – ESPN+
Sunday January 1st – in Tulane* – 4pm – ESPN2/U
Saturday January 7th – East Carolina* – 1pm – ESPN+
Wednesday January 11th – at UCF* – 6pm – ESPN+
Sunday January 15th – at Temple* – 2pm – ESPN2
Thursday, January 19 – Wichita State* – 6 p.m. – ESPN2/U.
Sunday January 22nd – in Cincinnati* – noon – ESPN2
Thursday January 26 – SMU * – 6 p.m. – ESPN2
Sunday January 29th – in Tulsa* – 4pm – ESPN2
Saturday February 4th – Tulane* – 1pm – ESPN2/U
Wednesday, February 8 – in South Florida* – 6pm – ESPN+
Sunday February 12th – Temple* – 11am – ESPN2
Thursday, February 16th – UCF* – 7pm – ESPN+
Sunday, February 19 – in Houston* – 2pm – ESPN
Thursday, February 23 – in Wichita* – 6pm – ESPN2
Sunday, February 26 – Cincinnati* – noon – ESPN
Thursday 2 March – SMU* – 8pm – ESPN2
Sunday, March 5th – Houston* – 11am – CBS
March 9-12 – (3) against the AFC Men’s Basketball Championship
American Athletic Conference game
(1) 2022 ESPN Events Invitational (State Farm Field House, Orlando, Florida)
(2) 2022 Holiday Hoopsgiving (State Farm Arena; Atlanta, Georgia)
(3) Asian Men’s Basketball Championship 2023 (Dickies Arena; Fort Worth, Texas)
The Tigers finished the 2021-22 season with a record 22-11 and it was the program’s first appearance in the NCAA Championship since 2014. In four seasons at the helm, Hardaway has a record 85-43, four consecutive 20-win seasons and a 2021 National Invitational Championship In addition to the appearance of the 2022 NCAA Championship.
Hardaway’s 85 wins are the second-most of the 14 first-time NFL coaches appointed prior to the 2018-19 season and tied for third place among Tigers’ first four seasons coaches. In his tenure, Hardaway oversaw three first-round picks in the NBA Draft and four overall, three AAC Freshmen of the Year, five all-conference picks and five freshmen.