2022-23 Army West Point Men’s Basketball Schedule
A trip to London and a non-league game with an NCAA playoff opponent awaits the Army men’s basketball team this season.
The Black Knights will take part in the London Basketball Classic from November 24-26, facing Ivy League regular season champion Princeton in Game 1. The Tigers lost to Yale in the Ivy Finals and fell to the Virginia Commonwealth in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. In the final, Army will face Manhattan or Northeastern.
“Our non-conference schedule will test our team and prepare us to fight for a Patriot League championship,” head coach Jimmy Allen said. “We have great games against quality opponents. Our team are delighted to start.”
Army will dive three times in the NCAA lower ranks – the exhibition and season opener against Division III Keystone on Nov. 7; a game with Division II Stonehill on November 12; and, a Nov. 30 matchup with Division III Divisional Champion Skyline US Merchant Marine Academy.
Army’s first Division I game will be in Siena on November 16 – the Saints finished third in the Atlantic Metro last season but were ousted in the quarter-finals by Quinnipiac. The army then traveled to Williamsburg, Virginia to face William & Mary on November 19 and Radford on November 20.
The December non-league slate opens with home games against Northeast Conference runner-up Wagner on Dec. 3 and New Jersey Tech of America East on Dec. 7. The Black Knights wrap up the month with three road games: December 10 in Rhode Island. of the Atlantic 10, third place America East, Stony Brook, Dec. 18-20 at the Central Connecticut State of the Northeast Conference.
Last season Army saw their match with Wagner canceled, lost to Siena (83-67) and beat New Jersey Tech (66-49).
Army went 15-16 last season and 9-9 in Patriot League play, falling to Lehigh (91-77) in the quarterfinals. The Black Knights have lost six seniors, including Josh Caldwell and Aaron Duhart.
The Patriot League schedule will be announced shortly. Army will face two additional NCAA playoff opponents as part of league playoffs, facing playoff champion Colgate, who lost to Wisconsin in the NCAA Tournament, and Boston University. , which went 1-1 at the College Basketball Invitational.
Army non-league schedule
Saturday November 12 – Stonehill (15-12, 10-9 D2 North East 10), 1 p.m.
Monday, November 7 – Keystone (9-16, 6-8 D3 Colonial States, fifth place), 7:30 p.m. (exhibition)
Wednesday, November 16 – in Siena (15-14, 12-8 Metro Atlantic, third), time to be determined
Saturday November 19 – at William & Mary (5-27, 4-14 Colonial, ninth), time TBD
Sunday November 20 – against Radford (11-18, 7-9 Big South, T-Third Division North), in Williamsburg, Va., time TBD
Thursday, November 24 – at the London Basketball Classic against Princeton (23-7, 12-2 Ivy, first), time TBD
Saturday November 26 – at the London Basketball Classic against Manhattan (15-15, 8-12 Metro Atlantic, T-seventh) or Northeastern (9-22, 2-16 Colonial, tenth), time TBD
Wednesday, November 30 – US Merchant Marine Academy (15-10, 12-4 D3 Skyline, 1st Div. North), 6 p.m.
Saturday December 3 – Wagner (21-6, 15-3 Northeast, second), 1 p.m.
Wednesday, December 7 – New Jersey Tech (11-18, 6-12 America East, ninth), 7 p.m.
Saturday December 10 – in Rhode Island (15-16, 5-12 Atlantic 10, eleventh), time to be determined
Sunday December 18 – at Stony Brook (18-13, 10-8 America East, third), time TBD
Tuesday, December 20 – at Central Connecticut State 8-24, 4-13 Northeast, T-eighth), time TBD