The IU men’s basketball program announced today that it will face UConn on December 10 in connection with the Jimmy V Classic in New York at the historic Madison Square Garden.
The Huskies were 16-17 last year under first year head coach Dan Hurley.
🗽 MSG bound for the Jimmy V Classic in December!
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— Indiana Basketball (@IndianaMBB) May 16, 2019
Indiana is 3-6 all-time against the Huskies. The teams last met in November of 2013 in a game that UConn won 59-58 in New York. IU’s last win in the series was a 2007 game in Hartford.
This is both IU and UConn’s fourth appearance in the event.
Louisville will face Texas Tech in the other Jimmy V Classic contest. Tip times were not announced.
Indiana’s previous appearances in the Jimmy V Classic were as follows:
- 1999 – Indiana 82 North Carolina 73
- 2009 – Indiana 74 Pittsburgh 64
- 2014 – Louisville 94 Indiana 74
The known aspects of Indiana’s 2019-20 schedule are below.
- Gavitt Tipoff Games: Possible contest vs. Big East team to be announced in May 2019.
- vs. Arkansas, at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
- Big Ten-ACC Challenge: TBD. Should be a home game. Announced summer 2019.
- vs. UConn (Jimmy V Classic) Madison Square Garden, New York, December 10.
- Crossroads Classic: vs. Notre Dame, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, December 21.
- Big Ten Regular Season: 20 game conference schedule, with 2 games vs. Purdue guaranteed.
- Home only: Michigan State, Iowa, Northwestern.
- Away only: Illinois, Minnesota, Rutgers
- Home and Away: Purdue, Ohio State, Penn State, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin.
- Big Ten Tournament: Indianapolis, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, March 11-15.