Missouri women's basketball will open Southeastern Conference play against a league powerhouse.
The Tigers' SEC schedule, released Wednesday, opens Dec. 30 at home against South Carolina, which went 26-5 last season and reached the NCAA Final Four.
The 16-game schedule includes home-and-home games against Georgia, Arkansas and Mississippi State.
The Tigers also will host Auburn, Texas A&M, Mississippi and Kentucky in SEC play. They'll travel to Vanderbilt, LSU, Alabama, Tennessee and Florida.
Robin Pingeton's team will look to improve after going 5-9 in the SEC during the 2020-21 season. The Tigers went 9-13 overall and lost to Arizona State in the second round of the WNIT.
Missouri opens exhibition play Oct. 28 against Lindenwood and its regular-season debut is Nov. 11 against Murray State at Mizzou Arena.