There won’t be a lot of late nights at Matthew Knight Arena this season.
The Pac-12 finalized its conference men’s basketball schedule Thursday with Oregon only slated to start one of nine home games after 6:30 p.m.
The Ducks open conference play at home against Oregon State at 5 p.m. on Jan. 5. The following week, UCLA arrives for a 6 p.m. tip on Jan. 10, followed by USC at 5 p.m. on Jan. 13.
The next homestand begins with a visit by Washington at 6 p.m. on Jan. 24, followed by Washington State at 5 p.m. on Jan. 27. California visits Matthew Knight at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 before Stanford arrives at 5 p.m. on Feb. 10.
The last homestand features the latest start against Arizona State at 8 p.m. on Feb. 28. The tip time for the home finale against Arizona has yet to be finalized, but will not begin later than 7 p.m. and is likely an afternoon start.
Three of Oregon’s five home weekends conclude with a Sunday game. Oregon has one conference home game on a Wednesday, three on Thursdays and two on Saturdays.
Oregon’s road trips to the Arizona schools, Los Angeles schools and the Utah-Colorado games all feature games on a Thursday and Saturday. The final weekend of the regular season begins on a Wednesday at Washington State, followed by a Saturday at Washington.
Ten of Oregon’s 16 conference games will be on one of the ESPN networks. The Pac-12 Network will have six conference games for the Ducks with two on Fox Sports 1.
Oregon’s nonconference home games begin with an 8 p.m. start against Portland State on Nov. 6, followed by Eastern Washington at 6 p.m. on Nov. 9. The Nov. 20 game against Green Bay begins at 7 p.m. at Matthew Knight Arena, followed by Texas Southern at 8 p.m. on Nov. 26.
Oregon hosts Nebraska-Omaha at 5 p.m. on Dec. 8, followed by San Diego on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. The final nonconference game at home comes at 3 p.m. on Dec. 18 against Florida A&M.