SALEM, Va. – Roanoke College Head Men's Basketball Coach Clay Nunley announced the Maroons 2019-20 schedule on Friday. The schedule features 25 total games, including three tournaments.
The season tips-off on November 10 when the Maroons head to Methodist for a non-conference game with the Monarchs.
Roanoke will make its season debut in the Cregger Center on November 15 when it hosts the annual Dick Leftwich Tip-Off Tournament. RC will open the tournament with Goucher and will face either Johnson and Wales (R.I.) or York on November 16.
A road trip to Pfeiffer on November 19 comes before RC travels to Pennsylvania to take part in the Juniata Tip-Off Classic on November 22-23. The Maroons will face the College of St. Elizabeth (N.J.) the first day followed by Wilson College the following day.
RC opens up December with a trip to Averett for date with the Cougars on December 1 before opening up ODAC play by hosting Guilford on December 4 and a road game at Randolph on December 7.
The Maroons will close out 2019 by hosting the annual Cregger Invitational. RC will take on Stevenson on December 29 and will play either Stockton or Maryville on December 30.
The 2020 year begins at Eastern Mennonite on January 4. RC will then play three of its next four games at home with Emory & Henry (January 8), Shenandoah (January 11) and Virginia Wesleyan (January 18) all making trips to Salem.
Roanoke will make the short drive to Washington and Lee on January 22 before back-to-back games at home against Randolph-Macon and Lynchburg on January 25 and 29, respectively.
RC opens February with four of its first give games on the road. The Maroons head to Emory & Henry on February 5, Hampden-Sydney on February 8, Bridgewater on the fifteenth and Lynchburg on the nineteenth, before closing out the regular season at home against Randolph on February 22.
The ODAC Tournament will begin on February 25 with a play-in game before culminating with the final three rounds at the Salem Civic Center February 28-March 1.
Last season the Maroons won 19 games and finished No. 6 in the final NCAA South Regional rankings.