COLUMBIA, SC - USC head women's basketball coach Dawn Staley has released the 2016-17 schedule which features 19 games against teams who made the post-season last season.
Carolina will host Benedict in an exhibition game on November 7 before beginning the regular season November 14 at Ohio State.
The first regular season home game is November 20 against Hampton. Other non-conference matchups include trips to Texas on December 1 and Duke on December 4. Clemson comes to Columbia on December 15. The first SEC contest is on New Year's Day, a 2:00 p.m. contest against Alabama.
In February, USC and UCONN square off for the third straight year as Carolina will travel to Storrs for a 9:00 p.m. tilt on Feb. 13.
The SEC women's tournament is set for March 1 at Greenville's Bon Secours Wellness Arena.