The Washington Times - August 24, 2011, 03:40PM

Alas, there’s an open football practice to get out to, but here’s Maryland’s freshly released basketball schedule:

Nov. 4: Northwood, 8 (Exhibition)

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Nov. 13: UNC Wilmington, 8
Nov. 17:
vs. Alabama in Puerto Rico Tip-Off, 5  (ESPN2)
Nov. 18:
vs. Colorado/Wichita State in Puerto Rico Tip-Off, 6:30 or 9
Nov. 20:
vs. Iona/Purdue/Temple/Western Michigan in Puerto Rico Tip-Off, TBA
 Nov. 25: Florida Gulf Coast, TBA
Nov. 29: 
Illinois (ACC/Big Ten Challenge), 7:30 (ESPN)

Dec. 4: vs. Notre Dame in the BB&T Classic at Verizon Center, 4:45 (MASN)
Dec. 7:
Mount St. Mary’s, 8
Dec. 14: Florida International, 8 (ESPN)
Dec. 23: 
Radford, 8
Dec. 28: Albany, 8
Dec. 31: Samford, 1

Jan. 3: Cornell, 8
Jan. 8: at N.C. State, 6 (ESPNU)
Jan. 11: Wake Forest, 7 (RSN)
Jan. 15: Georgia Tech, 1 or 4 (Raycom)
Jan. 17: at Florida State, 9 (ESPNU)
Jan. 21: 
vs. Temple (at the Palestra) , TBA (ESPNU)
Jan. 25: Duke, 9 (ESPN)
Jan. 28: Virginia Tech, 2:30 (Raycom)

Feb. 1: at Miami, 8 (Raycom)
Feb. 4: North Carolina, 4 (ESPN or ESPN2)
Feb. 7: at Clemson, 7 (ESPNU)
Feb. 11: at Duke, 4 (ESPN)
Feb. 16: Boston College, 9 (Raycom)
Feb. 18: at Virginia, 1 (Raycom)
Feb. 21: Miami, 8 (Raycom)
Feb. 25: at Georgia Tech, 2:30 (Raycom)
Feb. 29: at North Carolina, 7 (ESPN or ESPN2)

March 4: Virginia, 2 (Raycom)
March 8-11: ACC tournament in Atlanta

 

And for those wondering about the schedule strength, here’s a look at the nonconference opponents and their records and RPI figures from a year ago:

 

Opponent W-L RPI
vs. Notre Dame
27-7 9
vs. Temple
26-8 30
Illinois 20-14 48
vs. Alabama
25-12 80
Cornell 10-18 210
Albany 16-16 216
UNC Wilmington
13-18 218
Mount St. Mary’s
11-21 230
Florida Gulf Coast
10-20 282
Florida International  
11-19   
283
Samford 12-19 284
Radford 5-24 333    

 

Plus, there’s five other possible opponents (plus a potential second game against Temple) in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Maryland will play either Colorado or Wichita State in the second game of that tournament:

 

Opponent W-L RPI
Purdue 26-8 12
Wichita State
29-8     
60
Colorado 24-14 65
Iona 25-12 68
Western Michigan  
21-13 174   

 

Patrick Stevens