Late this morning the Wisconsin athletic department released the full non-conference schedule for the 2012-13 season. It features six games against teams that made the post-season last year, including five teams that were NCAA tournament participants.
It's one of the Badgers most ambitious non-conference schedules in awhile with road games against Flordia and Marquette and participation in the Las Vegas Invitational over Thanksgiving Day weekend. After taking on Marquette in early December the Badgers will finish up the in state games playing both Green Bay and Milwaukee in back-to-back home games at the Kohl Center.
Here is the full schedule for your enjoyment:
NOV. 7 UW-OSHKOSH (Exhibition)
NOV. 11 SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA
Nov. 14 at Florida
NOV. 18 CORNELL (LVI)
NOV. 20 PRESBYTERIAN (LVI)
Las Vegas Invitational – Las Vegas, Nev. (Orleans Arena)
Nov. 23 vs. Creighton
Nov. 24 vs. Arizona State/Arkansas
NOV. 28 VIRGINIA (BIG TEN/ACC Challenge)
DEC. 2 CALIFORNIA
DEC. 4 NEBRASKA-OMAHA
Dec. 8 at Marquette
DEC. 12 UW-GREEN BAY
DEC. 22 UW-MILWAUKEE
DEC. 29 SAMFORD
*Look for a full breakdown and opinion on the full schedule for the Badgers basketball team from our basketball reporter Cole Brown later today.