The Saint Mary's College men's basketball team will open its 2013-2014 season with a home game against Louisiana Tech on Nov. 8.
The Gaels' nonconference schedule, which was released Friday, also includes November home games with Akron, North Dakota State, Drake, Alcorn State and Murray State.
The Nov. 12 game against Akron, a fellow 2013 NCAA tournament participant, is part of the ESPN Tip-Off Marathon and will be played at midnight.
In December, the Gaels will host Eastern Washington and American while also traveling to Boise State.
Saint Mary's will wrap up its nonconference schedule with the Diamond Head Classic in Hawaii from Dec. 22-25. The Gaels open the tournament with South Carolina and play either Hawaii or Boise State on Dec. 23. Other tournament participants include Akron, George Mason, Iowa State and Oregon State.