UConn releases basketball schedule

The UConn men's basketball schedule is out.

A post-season ban means the Huskies will end their season on March 9 in the regular season finale against Providence at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs.

It is one of only seven regular season games on campus this season, including the home opener Nov. 13 against Vermont in Storrs.

UConn starts the 2012-13 season playing Michigan State in the Armed Forces Classic Nov. 9 at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

The Huskies also play in the Virgin Islands Paradise Jam from Nov. 16-19.

Their Big East opener is Jan. 1 at Marquette.

They play Pittsburgh and Syracuse for the final time as Big East foes, visiting Pittsburgh on Jan. 19 and hosting Syracuse on Feb. 13 in Hartford.

Here's the complete schedule:

Nov. 1 – AIC, exhibition, Storrs, TBA

Nov. 4 – UMass-Lowell, exhibition, Hartford, TBA

Nov. 9 – Michigan St., Ramstein Air Base, Germany, 5:30 p.m.

Nov. 13 – Vermont, Storrs, TBA

Nov. 16 – Wake Forest, Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 17/18 – Iona or Quinnipiac, TBA, Paradise Jam

Nov. 19 – New Mexico or George Mason, Mercer or Illinois-Chicago, TBA, Paradise Jam

Nov. 25 – Stony Brook, Gampel, TBA

Nov. 29 – New Hampshire, Hartford, TBA

Dec. 4 – vs. North Carolina State, Jimmy V Classic, Madison Square Garden, 9 p.m.

Dec. 7 – Harvard, Storrs, TBA

Dec. 17 – Maryland-Eastern Shore, Hartford, TBA

Dec. 21 – Fordham, Hartford, TBA

Dec. 29 – Washington, Hartford, 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 1 – at Marquette, 8 p.m.

Jan. 8 – DePaul, Storrs, TBA

Jan. 12 – at Notre Dame, 2 p.m.

Jan. 14 – Louisville, Hartford, 7 p.m.

Jan. 19 – at Pittsburgh, noon or 1 p.m.

Jan. 27 – Rutgers, Hartford, 2 p.m.

Jan. 31 – at Providence, 7 p.m.

Feb. 3 – South Florida, Storrs, 2 p.m.

Feb. 6 – at St. John's, MSG, 7 p.m.

Feb. 10 – at Seton Hall, Prudential Center, Newark, N.J., TBA

Feb. 13 – Syracuse, Hartford, 7 p.m.

Feb. 16 – Villanova, Hartford, noon

Feb. 21 – Cincinnati, Hartford, 7 p.m.

Feb. 23 – at DePaul, Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill., 8 p.m.

Feb. 27 – Georgetown, Storrs, 7 p.m.

March 2 – at Cincinnati, 2 p.m.

March 6 – at South Florida, 9 p.m.

March 9 – Providence, Storrs, noon

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