The first bit of the basketball schedule has been released. Alabama will be playing in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam on opening weekend.
The Crimson Tide's first game will be against Middle Tennessee State on November 17 at noon (central time). Every team is guaranteed three games as they play for first through eighth places. Tournament bracket here. (PDF)
The other six teams in the eight team field are Xavier, Virginia Commonwealth, Villanova, Toledo, Iowa, and College of Charleston.
I'm really looking forward to seeing the rest of schedule. Hopefully we won't have to wait too long.