The BIG EAST has announced the 2021-22 conference schedule, which includes home-and-home series for the Bulldogs against all 10 BIG EAST foes in a true round robin format.
Game times and television designations will be announced for non-conference and BIG EAST contests in the near future.
· The Bulldogs open BIG EAST play Dec. 23 on the road at St. John’s; this is the third time in nine seasons as a member of the BIG EAST that the Bulldogs will travel to St. John’s for their conference opener (Dec. 29, 2016; Dec. 31, 2019).
· Butler’s conference home opener comes Dec. 29 when DePaul visits Hinkle Fieldhouse.
· Butler plays UConn twice in the team’s first eight conference games; the Bulldogs will conclude the regular season series with UConn prior to playing three conference foes for the first time (Providence, Creighton, Marquette).
· Butler and Marquette don’t meet until Feb. 12; the teams play twice during the final six games of Butler’s regular season.
· Butler’s regular season finale is slated for March 5 when Villanova visits Hinkle Fieldhouse.
· Butler’s final five home conference games are all on Saturdays or Sundays.
The BIG EAST Tournament Presented by Jeep will be played in Madison Square Garden for the 40th consecutive year. It is the longest running postseason championship in college basketball at the same venue. The dates of the 2022 tourney are March 9-12.
Season tickets for the upcoming 2021-22 Butler men’s basketball season are on sale now. Season ticket information can be found here. Mini-plan and single-game ticket information and on-sale dates will be announced in the coming days. Fans interested in purchasing season tickets can contact the Butler Athletics Ticket Office at (317) 940-DOGS or email@example.com.
Coach LaVall Jordan enters his fifth season guiding the Butler program. The Bulldogs return 10 of their top 11 scorers from a season ago.
2021-22 BIG EAST Conference Schedule
Thurs., Dec. 23 – at St. John’s (Carnesecca Arena)
Wed., Dec. 29 – DePaul
Sat., Jan. 1 – at Connecticut
Tues., Jan. 4 – Seton Hall
Fri., Jan. 7 – Xavier
Thurs., Jan. 13 – at Georgetown
Sun., Jan. 16 – at Villanova (Wells Fargo Center)
Thurs., Jan. 20 – Connecticut
Sun., Jan. 23 – at Providence
Wed., Jan. 26 – Creighton
Sat., Jan. 29 – Georgetown
Wed., Feb. 2 – at Xavier
Sat., Feb. 5 – St. John’s
Tues., Feb. 8 – at Creighton
Sat., Feb. 12 – Marquette
Tues., Feb. 15 – at DePaul
Sun., Feb. 20 – Providence
Wed., Feb. 23 – at Seton Hall
Sat., Feb. 26 – at Marquette
Sat., March 5 – Villanova