The UCLA basketball team became attempting to find its next marquee domestic-and-home sequence. It has discovered it.
The Bruins have entered right into a two-season sequence with Michigan, the school introduced Friday. UCLA will host the Wolverines on Dec. 10. The video game at Michigan is scheduled for December 2017, at a date to be decided.
In fresh seasons, the Bruins' non-convention agenda has been some of the hardest among energy conference teams. UCLA coach Steve Alford prefers at the least one marquee home video game each and every season. Two seasons in the past, it become in opposition t Gonzaga. remaining season, it changed into Kentucky (the Bruins will play at Kentucky subsequent season).
UCLA's non-conference schedule will consist of the wood Legacy event, all through the week of Thanksgiving, and a game in opposition t Ohio State in Las Vegas as a part of the CBS activities basic on Dec. 17. The online game at Kentucky is slated for Dec. 3.
Michigan isn't a fine bet to be ranked in the properly 25 early in the season, but its roster can be heavy with adventure. The Wolverines went 23-13 final season, including a win within the NCAA tournament play-in online game towards Tulsa, before being eliminated by Notre Dame in the first round.
"This can be a stupendous matchup for college basketball fanatics, given the opportunity to watch a pair of tradition-prosperous programs from two marquee conferences fight it out before league play," Alford observed in an announcement.