PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Red Claws say they’ll play a 50-game schedule during the 2011-12 season, opening Nov. 25 in Springfield.

The Red Claws will play 24 games at home and 24 on the road, and two games at the NBA Development League Showcase. Details of the Showcase will be announced later by the NBA D-League.

The team will open the season with 12 games against Eastern Conference opponents.

Then they will head northwest to Erie to take on the BayHawks on Dec. 1. The first home games will be Dec. 3 and 4 against the Springfield Armor and Fort Wayne Mad Ants.