The 2019-20 Central Arkansas Bears men’s basketball team represents the University of Central Arkansas in the NCAA Division I college Basketball season The Bears, led by twelfth-year Head Coach Russ Pennell, play their home games at the Farris Center in Conway, Arkansas as members of the Southland Conference
The Regular Season
The Conference Tournament
The Eastern Conference (SEC) will hold its annual men’s Basketball Tournament at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri from March 8-12, 2017. All 14 SEC schools will participate in the single-elimination tournament, with the winner receiving the SEC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament
The NCAA Tournament
First Round: March 17th vs. TBD
Second Round: March 19th vs. TBD
If the team wins both games, they will advance to the Sweet Sixteen which will be held on March 24th and 26th. The team will then advance to the Elite Eight, if they win, which will be held on March 31st and April 2nd. Finally, the team will advance to the Final Four, if they win, which will be held on April 6th and 8th.
The Summer Schedule
The Summer Schedule for the Central Arkansas men’s Basketball team includes several games against teams from around the state. The Bears will play in Little Rock, Jonesboro, and Hot Springs, as well as several other cities.
The Off-Season Schedule
The Central Arkansas Men’s Basketball Schedule has been released for the 2017-2018 season The need for speed, size, and shooting has been the emphasis in recent years for Coach Mike bettors’ teams. The schedule includes several games against top competition that will test the Bears ability to compete at a high level.
The exhibition game against Ouachita Baptist will be the first look at the team this season. The Bears take on the Tigers on October 30th at 7:00 PM in convocation center. Ouachita Baptist went 15-15 last season and will provide a good early test for Central Arkansas.
UTA comes to Conway on November 10th for the first regular season game of the year. The Mavericks went 18-13 last season and return one of their Top Players from last year in Erick Neal. The game against UTA will be a good early litmus test to see where this team is at.
The Academic Calendar
The academic calendar is a schedule of when classes are in session and when breaks are scheduled. The fall and spring terms are typically 16 weeks long, while the summer term is shorter. Breaks during the fall and spring terms include Thanksgiving break, winter break, and spring break.
The academic calendar for the 2017-2018 school year is as follows:
-Classes start August 21
-Labor Day break September 4
-Thanksgiving break November 20-24
-Classes end December 15
-Final exams December 16-22
-Classes start January 8
--Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 15
-Spring break March 12-16 Classes end May 4
The Athletic Calendar
The Central Arkansas Men’s Basketball Schedule includes the following teams:
The Athletic Department
The University of Central Arkansas is pleased to announce its Men’s basketball schedule for the upcoming season The Bears will play a total of 32 games, including 15 at home and 17 on the road. Conference opponents include Oral Roberts Sam Houston State Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Stephen F. Austin, UT Arlington, and UT Tyler. The Bears will also face non-conference foes such as Little Rock, Texas Tech Tulsa, and Wichita State
For more information on the schedule, please visit the Athletic Department website or call (501) 450-5000.
The University of Arkansas (U of A, UARK, or UA) is a public land-grant, research university in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System and the largest institution of higher education in the state, with an enrollment of 28,612 students in the fall of 2019. It is also Arkansas’s largest university. Founded as Arkansas Industrial University in 1871, its present name was adopted in 1899 and classes were first held on January 22, 1900. It is noted for its strong architecture, agriculture, business, communication disorders, creative writing, history, law, and Middle Eastern studies programs