Games with Memphis, Texas, and Oklahoma State make up the Marquis Non-Conference Matchups on Tennessee's Basketball Schedule.
2nd year coach Bruce Pearl says the Vols are trying to become a perennial Top-25 program, and to do that, they must play the best.
UT will also play in the NIT Season Tip-Off in Nashville in November with a chance to advance to New Yorks' Madison Square Garden.
Tennessee opens exhibition play against Memphis based LeMoyne-Owen in Knoxville October 31st.
They'll host the Memphis Tigers on December 6th..
Play at Oklahoma State on the 18th and host Texas on the 23rd.
They also have a trip at Ohio State on the January 13th.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Here is the schedule for the 2006-07
University of Tennessee men's basketball team:
Nov. 10-Middle Tennessee
Nov. 13-NIT Season Tipoff vs. Fordham in Nashville
Nov. 14-NIT Season Tipoff vs. Belmont or UNC-Wilmington in
Nov. 19-Coppin State
Nov. 22-NIT Season Tipoff semifinal in New York, if advance
Nov. 24-NIT Season Tipoff championship in New York, if advance
Nov. 27-at Louisiana-Lafayette
Dec. 1-Murray State
Dec. 16-Western Kentucky
Dec. 18-vs. Oklahoma State in Nashville
Dec. 28-Tennessee Tech
Dec. 30-East Tennessee State
Jan. 7-Mississippi State
Jan. 10-at Vanderbilt
Jan. 13-at Ohio State
Jan. 17-at Auburn
Jan. 20-South Carolina
Jan. 24-at Mississippi
Jan. 28-at Kentucky
Feb. 3-at Florida
Feb. 17-at South Carolina
Feb. 24-at Arkansas