RICHMOND, Va. – Riding the momentum from one of the best seasons in league history, the Colonial Athletic Association has announced its men’s basketball conference schedule for the 2016-17 campaign.
The conference will once again conduct an 18-game league schedule with all 10 CAA teams facing each other at home and on the road. The regular-season slate opens on Saturday, Dec. 31 with a full schedule of five games and concludes on Saturday, Feb. 25. Teams will open with a stretch of four league contests over eight days before transitioning to a Thursday/Saturday format throughout the rest of the season.
The 2017 CAA Men’s Basketball Championship will be held March 3-6 at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston, S.C.
In 2015-16, the CAA was ranked ninth among the nation’s 32 Division I conferences in the final NCAA RPI, matching the highest ranking in league history. Five CAA teams reached the 20-win mark and the league had eight teams with at least 16 victories for the first time.
The CAA will announce its television package in conjunction with the conference’s basketball media day on October 25.
Please note: All dates for CAA conference games are subject to change.