2021-22 schedule news is starting to leak out! According to Jon Rothstein, Kentucky will host Albany this fall at Rupp Arena.
Source: Kentucky will host Albany as part of its 21-22 non-conference schedule.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) June 4, 2021
The Great Danes are led by first-year head coach Dwayne Killings, who played for UMass from 1999-2001 under Bruiser Flint, who succeeded John Calipari; in fact, Killings served as a ball boy for Calipari’s UMass teams. Killings was an assistant and eventually associate head coach at Marquette under Steve Wojciechowski from 2018-21. Last season, Albany was 7-9, finishing fifth in the America East Conference standings.
Here’s the 2021-22 schedule as we know it:
- Nov. 9: Duke (Champions Classic, Madison Square Garden, NYC)
- Dec. 4: at Michigan (Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI)
- Dec. 11: Notre Dame (TBD)
- Dec. 18: North Carolina (CBS Sports Classic, TBD)
- TBD: Albany (Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY)