2021 Schedule Preview: Denver Pioneers

(Photo Courtesy of Denver Athletics)

While it has taken a bit longer for teams and conference to get their schedules together for the 2021 season due to the Coronavirus outbreak and various restrictions surrounding the virus, Schedule release schedule has finally begun!

The Denver Pioneers are the 14th DI team and fourth from the Big East to release their full 2021 schedule.

Denver’s Full 2021 Schedule:

2/7North CarolinaDenver
2/13DenverAir Force
2/20MarquetteDenverBig East
2/27DenverProvidenceBig East
3/6St. John’sDenverBig East
3/13DenverGeorgetownBig East
3/21VillanovaDenverBig East
3/27ProvidenceDenverBig East
4/3DenverMarquetteBig East
4/10DenverVillanovaBig East
4/17GeorgetownDenverBig East
4/24DenverSt. John’sBig East


  • Four non-conference games.
  • Two games, home and away, against every Big East opponent.

Games to Circle

2/5 @ Duke: Denver travels to Durham to take on a stacked Duke Blue Devils squad in what has become one of the better early season meetings in recent years. Last season in Denver, Duke bested the Pioneers 15-13.

2/5 @ North Carolina: In the second of the road trip to the Tar Heel State, the Denver Pioneers will take on the North Carolina Tar Heels. Last season, Denver put together a fourth quarter comeback after being down 13-5 entering the final quarter, but ultimately fell 15-13.

3/13 & 4/17 vs/@ Georgetown: The Pioneers and the Hoyas have put together one of the best series in recent history over the past few seasons. During the past two full seasons (2018,2019), Denver won the regular season meeting and Georgetown won the Big East title game matchup. These two could very well see each other there again this season.

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