A-10 releases Men’s Basketball pairings for 2016-2017

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Atlantic 10 Conference on Wednesday announced the 2016-17 men’s basketball conference schedule team pairings. The league’s 14 members will play an 18-game conference schedule for the third consecutive year.

The A-10 is coming off a 40th anniversary celebration season in which eight teams were ranked or earned votes in the national polls. Additionally, eight Atlantic 10 teams earned postseason bids in 2015-16. It marked the ninth year in a row, the A-10 earned at least three bids into the NCAA Tournament.  The league also received multiple at-large bids for the 22nd time overall.

There will be 126 conference games in 2016-17, which will allow teams to face each league opponent once and five teams twice. The complete 2016-17 conference schedule with dates, times and national television information will be announced at a later date. The 2017 Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship will be played March 8-12, 2017 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.

The following is a list of each school’s home and away pairings for the 2016-17 season. Bold Italics denotes home and away partners (teams that will play twice).

Davidson

Home- Dayton, Duquesne, George Mason, St. Bonaventure, Fordham, George Washington, Rhode Island, Richmond, VCU

Away – La Salle, Massachusetts, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis, Fordham, George Washington, Rhode Island, Richmond, VCU


Dayton

Home – La Salle, George Mason, Richmond, Saint Joseph’s, Duquesne, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis, VCU

Away –  Davidson, Fordham, George Washington, Massachusetts, Duquesne, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis, VCU


Duquesne

Home – Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Saint Joseph’s, VCU, Dayton, Fordham, George Washington, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis

Away – Davidson, George Mason, La Salle, Richmond, Dayton, Fordham, George Washington, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis

Fordham

Home – Dayton, George Washington, Saint Louis, VCU, Davidson, Duquesne, La Salle, Richmond, Saint Joseph’s

Away – George Mason, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Davidson, Duquesne, La Salle, Richmond, Saint Joseph’s

George Mason

Home- Duquesne, Fordham, La Salle, Rhode Island, George Washington, Massachusetts, Richmond, Saint Louis, VCU

Away- Davidson, Dayton, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph’s, George Washington, Massachusetts, Richmond, Saint Louis, VCU

George Washington

Home– Dayton, Massachusetts, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis, Davidson, Duquesne, George Mason, Richmond, VCU 

Away – Fordham, La Salle, Rhode Island, Saint Joseph’s, Davidson, Duquesne, George Mason, Richmond, VCU  

La Salle

Home – Davidson, Duquesne, George Washington, Richmond, Fordham, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis

Away – Dayton, George Mason, St. Bonaventure, VCU, Fordham, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis

Massachusetts

Home – Davidson, Dayton, Fordham, Richmond, George Mason, La Salle, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph’s

Away–  Duquesne, George Washington, Saint Louis, VCU, George Mason, La Salle, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph’s

Rhode Island

Home – Fordham, George Washington, St. Bonaventure, VCU, Davidson, Dayton, La Salle, Massachusetts, Saint Joseph’s

Away – Duquesne, George Mason, Richmond, Saint Louis, Davidson, Dayton, La Salle, Massachusetts, Saint Joseph’s

Richmond

Home – Duquesne, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Saint Louis, Davidson, Fordham, George Mason, George Washington, VCU

Away– Dayton, La Salle, Massachusetts, Saint Joseph’s, Davidson, Fordham, George Mason, George Washington, VCU               

St. Bonaventure

Home – Fordham, George Mason La Salle, VCU, Dayton, Duquesne, Massachusetts, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis

Away– Davidson, George Washington, Rhode Island, Richmond, Dayton, Duquesne, Massachusetts, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis

Saint Joseph’s

Home – Davidson, George Washington, George Mason, Richmond, Fordham, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure

Away – Dayton, Duquesne, Saint Louis, VCU, Fordham, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure 

Saint Louis

Home – Davidson, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Saint Joseph’s, Dayton, Duquesne, George Mason, La Salle, St. Bonaventure

Away – VCU, Fordham, George Washington, Richmond, Dayton, Duquesne, George Mason, La Salle, St. Bonaventure

VCU

Home –  La Salle, Massachusetts, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis, Davidson, Dayton, George Mason, George Washington, Richmond

Away – Duquesne, Fordham, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Davidson, Dayton, George Mason, George Washington, Richmond