A road trip to Syracuse and then to Texas A& highlights the UB Men's Basketball non-conference schedule, which was released on Thursday.
The Bulls and Orange meet on Dec. 19 before hopping a plane and battling Texas A&M, which competes in the Southeastern Conference.
After an exhibition against Division II power Daemen, UB opens the season Nov. 11 against Big 4 foe Canisius. In their only meeting last season, Reggie Witherspoon and the Griffs earned an 94-87 overtime win at KeyBank Center.
After a home showdown against Jacksonville State, the Bulls then hit the road for the Cayman Island Classic from Nov. 20-Nov. 22 before returning and battling Niagara on Nov. 29.
UB wraps up its Big 4 slate against St. Bonaventure on Dec. 2.