Credit: Mississippi State Athletics
Head coach Sam Purcell announced the women’s basketball schedule for the 2023-24 season on Wednesday.
The Bulldogs will play 31 games this season, 15 against non-conference opponents and 16 in SEC play. The 2023-24 schedule also features 16 home contests.
Mississippi State will open its season with four consecutive home games, highlighted by the season-opener on Nov. 6 against Alcorn State. Their first road trip of the season will be on Nov. 19, when they travel to Nashville to take on Belmont.
Following a trio of games at The Van Chancellor Classic in Houston over Thanksgiving that includes a marque non-conference game against Gonzaga, Mississippi State will host Miami in the ACC/SEC Challenge.
The SEC schedule features a handful of marque home dates, including games against teams that played in the Sweet 16 and the Final Four of last year’s NCAA Tournament.
Mississippi State will open its SEC slate on Jan. 4 at home when the Bulldogs welcome the Commodores of Vanderbilt to Starkville.
The January home schedule for Mississippi State will be highlighted by contests against Ole Miss (Jan. 14), Tennessee (Jan. 18) and the defending national champions, LSU (Jan. 28). The Bulldogs will make their return trip to Oxford on Feb. 18.
Additional games against NCAA Tournament teams from 2023 include a home game against Georgia (Feb. 8) and road trips to South Carolina (Jan. 7) and Alabama (Feb. 25).
Game times and TV information will be announced at a later date.
Mississippi State is now accepting new season ticket deposits, and current season ticket holders can renew their tickets for the 2023-24 season. Seat locations will be picked during a full reseat in September based on Bulldog Club ranking. Visit HailState.com/Tickets for more information.