Big Ten announces 2020-21 men’s basketball conference schedule
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Big Ten Conference released its 2020-21 men’s basketball conference schedule Wednesday afternoon.
The 20-game schedule begins on Monday, Dec. 21, when the Huskers travel to Madison to take on defending Big Ten co-champion Wisconsin.
Nebraska’s home opener is set for Friday, Dec. 25, when the Huskers will host Michigan.
Nebraska’s double-play opponents for this season are Wisconsin, Michigan State, Purdue, Illinois, Minnesota, Maryland and Penn State. Nebraska’s single-play home opponents at Pinnacle Bank Arena include Indiana, Rutgers and Michigan, while the Huskers’ single-play road games are matchups at Iowa, Northwestern and Ohio State.
In all, seven Big Ten teams are ranked in the preseason, including Iowa (4), Wisconsin (7), Illinois (8), Michigan State (13), Ohio State (23), Rutgers (24) and Michigan (25).
Start times and broadcast information will be announced at a later date, while the non-conference schedule will be announced soon.
Monday, Dec. 21, 2020 Nebraska at Wisconsin
Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 Michigan at Nebraska
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 Nebraska at Ohio State
Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 Michigan State at Nebraska
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 Nebraska at Purdue
Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 Indiana at Nebraska
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 Illinois at Nebraska
Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 Nebraska at Maryland
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 Minnesota at Nebraska
Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 Nebraska at Iowa
Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021 Penn State at Nebraska
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 Nebraska at Michigan State
Sun., Feb. 7 or Mon., Feb. 8 Nebraska at Minnesota
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 Wisconsin at Nebraska
Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021 Nebraska at Penn State
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 Maryland at Nebraska
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 Purdue at Nebraska
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 Nebraska at Illinois
Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 Rutgers at Nebraska
Sat., March 6 or Sun., March 7 Nebraska at Northwestern
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