Andy Katz says IU has the most difficult Big Ten schedule among league contenders:
Indiana will play UNC in the Big Ten / ACC Challenge. Here is the full slate of games:
2022 ACC/Big Ten Men’s Basketball Challenge Schedule
Monday, November 28
Minnesota at Virginia Tech
Pitt at Northwestern
Tuesday, November 29
Syracuse at Illinois
Maryland at Louisville
Penn State at Clemson
Virginia at Michigan
Wake Forest at Wisconsin
Georgia Tech at Iowa
Wednesday, November 30
Ohio State at Duke
Purdue at Florida State
Rutgers at Miami
North Carolina at Indiana
Michigan State at Notre Dame
Boston College at Nebraska
And here is what is known about the 2022-23 schedule so far. Four opponents missing right now.
Gavitt Games – TBD
vs. Miami (Ohio), Nov. 20 (TBD)
vs. Little Rock, Nov. 23 (Bloomington, Ind.)
vs. Jackson State, Nov. 25 (Bloomington, Ind.)
vs. North Carolina, Nov. 30 (Bloomington, Ind.)
vs. Arizona, Dec. 10, 2022 (Las Vegas, Nev.) — not finalized
at Kansas, Dec. 17, 2022 (Lawrence, Kan.)
vs. Kennesaw State, Dec. 23, 2022 (Bloomington, Ind.)
Big Ten regular season:
Home: Nebraska, Ohio State, Wisconsin
Away: Maryland, Minnesota, Penn State
Home/Away: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Northwestern, Purdue, Rutgers
Big Ten Tournament: Chicago, United Center.
While the full schedule is not typically announced until Labor Day, I do expect IU will announce the rest of its non-conference schedule in the next couple weeks.
Here are a few story lines regarding the Nov. 30 game against UNC:
Indiana to play Xavier in Cincinnati for the Gavitt Games.
Can confirm report on Twitter by Rocco Miller, Indiana will face Elon as part of the nonconference schedule.
Indiana has released its full non-conference schedule for 22-23. A few notes:
- There will be two exhibition games
- The two previously unknown opponents are Morehead St and Bethune Cookman
- The Xavier game is on a Friday night in Cincinnati
- There are no Saturday conflicts with IU football
- Two Big Ten games will likely fit into the Dec 1-9 window.
Here are the full details:
Hearing the Vegas game vs. Arizona will tip at 4:30 p.m. LOCAL VEGAS TIME.
The full Big Ten schedule with dates and some time/TV information will be announced Thursday on BTN:
Tomorrow at Noon ET on a special edition of B1G Today, the Big Ten Network will unveil the 2022-23 Big Ten women’s basketball conference schedule. Thursday, also at noon ET, the 2022-23 men’s basketball conference schedule will be announced on B1G Today, which can also be streamed on your tablet or mobile device via the Fox Sports App.
On Wednesday, Dave Revsine and Meghan McKeown will be joined by Megan Kahn, the Big Ten Conference’s vice president of women’s basketball, to breakdown the schedules and highlight the key matchups. On Thursday, Revsine and Kerry Kenny, the Big Ten Conference’s senior vice president for television, media analytics and emerging platforms, will provide insight into the men’s schedule. Additional analysis will be available on the Big Ten Network’s social media pages via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Xavier game will tip at 6 p.m. EST on Friday night, Nov. 18. Strange tip time.
UNC tip time 9:15 EST, ESPN.