Wow! Did the Montana Grizzlies join the Pac 12 for basketball this coming season?

Okay, a bit extreme there. But three big-name schools from that conference highlight what looks like a very rugged and challenging non-conference road schedule for your University of Montana Grizzly basketball team, with the 2017-2018 season schedule officially released Thursday. From Pennsylvania to California, the guys will log a lot of miles and face some stiff competition in preparation for the Big Sky Conference battles:

NOV. 6 Home vs. Saskatchewan

NOV. 10 Home vs. Whitworth

NOV. 13 At Pitt 

NOV. 15 At PennState

NOV. 20 and 21 Vs. Oral Roberts and UCSB or Pepperdine at Pepperdine tourney

NOV. 26 Home vs. Carroll

DEC. 3 Home vs. Cal State Northridge


DEC. 9 At Georgia State

DEC. 17 Home vs. UC Riverside

DEC. 19 Home vs. UC Irvine

DEC. 22 At Washington

DEC. 28 At Northern Arizona

DEC. 30 At Southern Utah

JAN. 4 Home vs. North Dakota

JAN. 6 Home vs. Northern Colorado

JAN. 11 At Sacramento State

JAN. 13 At Portland State

JAN. 20 At Montana State

JAN. 25 Home vs. Southern Utah

JAN. 27 Home vs. Northern Arizona

FEB. 1 At Northern Colorado

FEB. 3 At North Dakota

FEB. 8 Home vs. Portland State

FEB. 10 Home vs. Sacramento State

FEB. 15 At Eastern Washington

FEB. 17 At Idaho

FEB. 24 Home vs. Montana State

MAR. 1 Home vs. Weber State

MAR. 3 Home vs. Idaho State


Head coach Travis DeCuire has assembled what looks like a very deep, versatile and talented team that should be exciting to watch. Here's wishing the guys all the best for 2017-18!



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