SALT LAKE CITY — With the season still more than two months away, the Pac-12 released its men's basketball conference pairings for the 2021-22 season Thursday.
The Utes will open the conference slate on the road the week of Dec. 29 against Oregon and Oregon State; however, it won't be the first conference games the Utes will play this season.
The schedule now features two early-season conference games amid the nonconference slate: a road game against USC on Dec. 1 and home date against California on Dec. 5.
Utah will welcome Washington and Washington State to town the week of Jan. 5 for the program's first home weekend.
Earlier this week the Utes finalized its nonconference schedule with a season-opening game at the Huntsman Center against Abilene Christian on Nov. 9.
Exact dates and times for each game for the conference slate will be released on a later date.
A full schedule is as follows:
- Nov. 9: vs. Abilene Christian
- Nov. 13: vs. Sacramento State
- Nov. 15: vs. Bethune Cookman (Sunshine Slam MTE)
- Nov. 20: vs. Boston College (Sunshine Slam MTE)
- Nov. 21: vs. Rhode Island or Tulsa (Sunshine Slam MTE)
- Nov. 27: vs. BYU
- Dec. 1: at USC
- Dec. 5: vs. California
- Dec. 18: at Missouri
- Dec. 21: vs. Fresno State
- Week of Dec. 29: at Oregon/Oregon State
- Week of Jan. 5: vs. Washington/Washing State
- Week of Jan. 12: at Arizona/Arizona State
- Week of Jan. 19: vs. UCLA/USC
- Week of Jan. 26: at Washington/Washington State
- Week of Feb. 2: vs. Oregon/Oregon State
- Week of Feb. 9: at Colorado
- Week of Feb. 16: at California/Stanford
- Week of Feb. 23: vs. Arizona/Arizona State
- Week of March 2: vs. Colorado