KILJ — The Missouri Valley Conference has released their upcoming conference basketball slate for the 2021-22 season.
The conference season will begin on December 1st, when Northern Iowa travels to Peoria, Illinois to scrap with Bradley.
Drake opens their season on the road the following night at Valparaiso.
UNI and Drake are both among the clear crop of favorites to take the Missouri Valley crown.
Drake was ousted in the NCAA Tournament first round last year by USC.