CLEMSON - Clemson coach Brad Brownell’s men’s basketball team will host Purdue (Nov. 28) and Arizona (Dec. 8) and also play 18 ACC games for the first time in school history as the conference has expanded its regular season schedule for the 2012-13 season.

The program released its tentative schedule Tuesday. The final schedule will be released by the end of August after television games have been chosen.

In ACC play Clemson will host Boston College, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina, N.C. State, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.

Clemson opens play on Nov. 12 hosting Presbyterian.

2012-13 Men’s Basketball Schedule:

Nov. 12 Presbyterian

Nov. 16 at Furman

Nov. 22-25 in Old Spice Classic (Orlando, FL)

Nov. 28 Purdue

Dec. 2 at South Carolina

Dec. 8 Arizona

Dec. 15 Florida A&M

Dec. 19 at Coastal Carolina

Dec. 23 SC State

Jan. 1 The Citadel

Jan. 5/6 Florida State

Jan. 8/9/10 at Duke

Jan. 12/13 Virginia

Jan. 15/16/17 Wake Forest

Jan. 19/20 at NC State

Jan. 22/23/24 at Florida State

Jan. 26/27 Virginia Tech

Jan. 29/30/31 Georgia Tech

Feb. 2/3 at Boston College

Feb. 5/6/7 at Virginia

Feb. 9/10 NC State

Feb. 12/13/14 at Georgia Tech

Feb. 16/17 Miami

Feb. 23/24 at Maryland

Feb. 26/27/28 North Carolina

Mar. 2/3 at Virginia Tech

Mar. 5/6/7 Boston College

Mar. 9/10 at Miami