Sep 5, 2013 8:47 AM by Derek Buerkle - KPAX Sports
MISSOULA - The two-time defending Big Sky Conference champs want to make sure they're ready to compete for a title again.
The University of Montana men's basketball team has released their full schedule for the upcoming season.
Coach Wayne Tinkle and crew will challenge themselves right out of the gate, opening up the season at Minnesota.
The Griz will also play road games at South Dakota State, Washington and Hawaii in November.
UM will take on the Bobcats in single contests on Monday nights - in Bozeman in early February and then in Missoula in March.
Click here to view the full hoops schedule.