The nonconference portion of the 2019-2020 regular season schedule for both Western Carolina men’s and women’s basketball teams is set and features a total of 26 out of conference games – 11 for men’s basketball and 15 for the women. All told, Catamount men’s basketball will face three nonconference teams that participated in postseason tournaments in 2018-19. In addition to the aforementioned Gardner-Webb, Florida State also made an appearance in the NCAA Tournament reaching the Sweet 16 before falling to Gonzaga. The Catamounts’ Dec. 18 opponent, Xavier, advanced into the second round of the NIT. Men’s and women’s basketball season tickets are on sale now through the WCU Athletics Ticket Office located on the first floor of the Ramsey Center.