Indians to meet Ole Miss, TCU, Penn State on the road

Updated: August 8, 2003, 9:07 PM ET

JONESBORO, Ark. -- The schedule for the men's basketball team at Arkansas State for the upcoming season features road contests against Mississippi, TCU and Penn State as well as home games against Southern Mississippi and Toledo.

The season starts on Nov. 21 with a road trip to Oxford, Miss., to face Ole Miss. This will be the first time the two have met on the hardwood since the 1991-92 season, a game the Indians won 64-62 in Memphis.

West Alabama and Harding are the first two home games for the Indians, followed by Toledo and Sam Houston State. Southern Miss, Arkansas-Pine Bluff and a home-and-home with Texas-Pan American round out the home non-conference slate for the Tribe.

The schedule for the Indians, with Sun Belt Conference games denoted with a (C),:

--Nov. 10, Arkansas Tech (exhibition), Jonesboro.

--Nov. 15, Athletes First (exhibition), Jonesboro.

--Nov. 21, Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.

--Nov. 24, West Alabama, Jonesboro.

--Nov. 29, Harding, Jonesboro.

--Dec. 2, Toledo, Jonesboro.

--Dec. 6, Sam Houston State Jonesboro.

--Dec. 8, Liberty, Lynchburg, Va.

--Dec. 13, Southern Mississippi, Jonesboro.

--Dec. 17, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Jonesboro.

--Dec. 22, Texas Christian, Fort Worth, Texas.

--Dec. 28-29, Lobo Classic, Albuquerque, N.M.; other teams are New Mexico, Penn State, Northwestern State.

--Jan. 3, Florida International-(C), Miami, Fla.

--Jan. 7, Western Kentucky-(C), Jonesboro.

--Jan. 10, Arkansas-Little Rock-(C), Little Rock.

--Jan. 15, Middle Tennessee-(C), Murfreesboro, Tenn.

--Jan. 17, Western Kentucky-(C), Bowling Green, Ky.

--Jan. 22, Denver-(C), Jonesboro.

--Jan. 24, North Texas-(C), Jonesboro.

--Jan. 31, Arkansas-Little Rock-(C), Jonesboro.

--Feb. 4, New Orleans-(C), Jonesboro.

--Feb. 7, South Alabama-(C), Mobile, Ala.

--Feb. 11, Texas-Pan American Edinburg, Texas.

--Feb. 16, Florida International-(C), Jonesboro.

--Feb. 19, Middle Tennessee-(C), Jonesboro.

--Feb. 26, Louisiana-Lafayette-(C), Lafayette, La.

--Feb. 28, New Mexico State-(C), Las Cruces, N.M.

--Mar. 1, Texas-Pan American, Jonesboro.

--Mar. 6-9, Sun Belt Conference Tournament, Bowling Green, Ky.

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