The 2018-19 schedule is staring to take shape for the South Dakota State men's basketball team.

The Jackrabbits have released their eight non-conference games for the season, highlighted by a pair of multi-team events.

SDSU starts the road portion of the season at Florida Gulf Coast, November 16, followed by a three-game stint at the Gulf Coast Showcase, November 19-21, in Estero, Florida. The complete field has yet to be announced.

In December, the Jackrabbits will be part of the inaugural U.S. Bank Stadium Basketball Classic, when they play Northern Iowa, December 1, in Minneapolis.

South Dakota State closes its road non-league schedule with games at Memphis (December 4), Nevada (December 15), and Eastern Washington (December 18).

The Jackrabbits' 2018 home non-conference schedule will be released Monday (August 27).

SDSU State opens Summit League play December 28 at Western Illinois. The Jackrabbits conference home opener is January 10 against Denver.