KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee will face at least 10 teams
from the 2011 NCAA tournament during the 2011-12 season, including national champion Connecticut.
The Huskies visit Knoxville on Jan. 21 in the middle of the Volunteers' Southeastern Conference lineup, according to the schedule released Thursday. The Vols face Duke on Nov. 21 in the Maui Invitational in Maui, Hawaii. If they advance, they will play either Michigan, the team
that beat them in the NCAA tournament last season, or Memphis.
Kansas, UCLA, Georgetown and Chaminade are also competing in the tournament. Pittsburgh visits Thompson-Boling Arena on Dec. 3, and Tennessee travels to Oakland on Nov. 28, College of Charleston on Dec. 14 and Memphis on Jan. 4.
The Vols' other nonconference foes are Austin Peay, Chattanooga,
The Citadel, ETSU, Louisiana-Monroe, UNC-Asheville and