BERKELEY -- The Cal men's basketball team will open its 2012-13 schedule Nov. 11 against Cal State Bakersfield at Haas Pavilion.
The highlight of the nonconference home schedule will be a Dec. 9 matchup against UNLV, which posted a 26-9 record last season.
Cal opens Pac-12 Conference play in Los Angeles with games against UCLA on Jan. 3 and USC on Jan. 5.
The Bears' games against rival Stanford will be played Jan. 19 at Maples Pavilion and March 6 at Haas in the conference regular-season finale.
UCLA visits Berkeley on Feb. 14. Cal will not play Arizona at home this season.
The 2013 Pac-12 tournament will be held in Las Vegas for the first time, beginning March 13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Cal plays 16 of its 31 regular-season games at home, and will face 12 opponents who won at least 20 games last season, five who advanced to the NCAA tournament.
The Bears' nonconference schedule also includes a Thanksgiving weekend trek to the Anaheim Classic, where they open Nov. 22 against Drake, and a Dec. 2 trip to Madison, Wis., for a game against the Wisconsin Badgers, 26-10 a year ago.
Cal will be led by junior all-Pac-12 guard Allen Crabbe, who helped the team to a tie for second in the Pac-12 last season and into the NCAA tournament.