Wetzel Announces 2014-15 Schedule

Wetzel Announces 2014-15 Schedule

DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University Head Men's Basketball Coach Justin Wetzel has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 season.  Wetzel is in his first year with the program.

The Blue Hawks will open play on October 17 against the University of Regina at home, before heading up to the University of Montana Western for a tournament where they will tackle Rocky Mountain College and Western. 

Dickinson State's schedule features six games against NAIA Division I powerhouses, as well as four games against NCAA Division II opponents.

"We are excited to be playing a very challenging non-conference schedule," Wetzel said.  "This will help prepare us for the tough NSAA league play."

Dickinson State is in its first year of North Star Athletic Association play.  Over the past three seasons the Blue Hawks have a combined record of 9-11 against NSAA teams.

The Milanovich Classic is schedule for November 28-29.

See the full schedule below:

OCTOBER:

Oct. 17, Univ. of Regina, 7:00 p.m.

Oct. 25, Univ. of Montana-Western Tournament – Rocky Mountain, 5:00 p.m. (Dillon, Mont.)

Oct. 26, Univ. of Montana-Western Tournament – Univ. of Montana Western, 5:00 p.m. (Dillon, Mont.)

Oct. 29, Minot State University, 7:30 p.m.

NOVEMBER:

Nov. 1, Montana Tech, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 8, University of Great Falls, 2:00 p.m. (Great Falls, Mont.)

Nov. 15, University of Great Falls, 4:00 p.m.

Nov. 17, University of Mary, TBA (Bismarck, N.D.)

Nov. 21, Montana Tech, 7:30 p.m. (Butte, Mont.)

Nov. 22, Carroll College, 7:30 p.m. (Helena, Mont.)

Nov. 25, Minot State University, 7:30 p.m. (Minot, N.D.)

Nov. 28, Univ. of Montana Western, 7:00 p.m.

Nov. 29, Rocky Mountain College, 7:00 p.m.

DECEMBER:

Dec. 8, Ogallala Lakota, 7:00 p.m.

Dec. 19, Univ. of North Dakota (EXH), 7:00 p.m. (Grand Forks, N.D.)

Dec. 29, Rocky Mountain Tournament, TBA (Billings, Mont.)

Dec. 30, Rocky Mountain Tournament, TBA (Billings, Mont.

JANUARY:

Jan. 9, Briercrest College, 8:00 p.m.

Jan. 10, Briercrest College, 3:00 p.m.

Jan. 15, Ogallala Lakota, 7:00 p.m. (Kyle, S.D.)

Jan. 16, South Dakota School of Mines, TBA (Rapid City, S.D.)

Jan. 21, Mayville State University, 7:30 p.m.**

Jan. 24, Dakota State University, 6:00 p.m.**

Jan. 28, Jamestown University, 7:30 p.m.** (Jamestown, N.D.)

Jan. 31, Valley City State University, 6:00 p.m. (Valley City, N.D.)

FEBRUARY:

Feb. 4, Presentation College, 7:30 p.m.**

Feb. 7, Mayville State University, 6:00 p.m.**

Feb. 11, Valley City State University, 7:30 p.m.**

Feb. 14, Jamestown University, 6:00 p.m.** [Senior Night]

Feb. 18, Presentation College, 7:30 p.m.** (Aberdeen, S.D.)

Feb. 21, Dakota State University, 6:00 p.m.** (Madison, S.D.)

Feb. 25, NSAA Playoffs, TBA

**Asterisks denote NSAA game

[EXH] denotes exhibition