The Indiana University men’s basketball program has announced the release of its complete 2019-20 schedule.
Below is the full announcement from the school:
INDIANA BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES 2019-20 SCHEDULE
The Indiana University men’s basketball team has announced its 31-game regular season schedule.
The Hoosiers will play 19 games at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, 10 contests on the road and two neutral site matchups. Starting times and television designations will be released at a later time.
The public will have their first opportunity to meet the 2019-20 team at Hoosier Hysteria Presented By Smithville (4 p.m., October 5).
The Hoosiers will play their first eight games at home beginning with Western Illinois (November 5). This will be the fourth meeting between the two teams and first since 2006. IU will play Portland State (November 9) and North Alabama (November 12) for the first time in school history.
IU will host a five-team multi-team event (MTE), the Indiana Challenge the rest of the month of November. The Hoosiers will battle Troy (November 16), Princeton (November 20), Louisiana Tech (November 25) and South Dakota State (November 30).
IU has never played Troy or South Dakota State, but this will be the fifth meeting with Princeton and third matchup with Louisiana Tech. IU last played both of those teams in 1996.
The Hoosiers will begin the month of December by hosting Florida State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge (December 3). This will be the fifth series matchup with IU holding a 4-0 in the series.
Conference play begins at Wisconsin (December 7) and continues at home against Nebraska (December 13). In between, the Cream and Crimson will participate for the fourth time in the Jimmy V Classic (December 10) in Madison Square Garden and plays UConn. This will be the 10th meeting between the two teams and first since 2013 when IU fell 59-58 in MSG to the future national champions.
IU will take on Notre Dame in the ninth Crossroads Classic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse (December 21). The Hoosiers hold a 50-22 edge in the series, including a 3-1 ledger against the Irish in this event.
Following Christmas Break, Arkansas will visit Assembly Hall (December 29). The two teams squared off twice last year with the Hogs winning 73-72 in Fayetteville and IU taking a 63-60 win in the NIT at home.
The final 18 games of the season will be conference games.
The team goes to Maryland (January 4) and will host the Terrapins on January 26. IU hosts Ohio State (January 11) and visits Columbus (February 1).
The Hoosiers will play three of their conference one-play opponents in January when they host Northwestern (January 8), visit Rutgers on the road (January 15) and take on Michigan State at home on (January 23). IU will travel to Nebraska (January 18) and visit Penn State (January 29) for their first battle of the season. PSU will come to Assembly Hall (February 23).
The annual rivalry between IU and Purdue will take place in Bloomington (February 8) and in West Lafayette (February 27).
IU’s one-play opponents at home against Iowa (February 13) and at Michigan (February 16) and at Illinois (March 1). The Hoosiers will play at Minnesota (February 19) and host the Gophers (March 4). The Hoosiers will close the conference season with the team they opened it against, Wisconsin (March 7), on Sunday.
The Big Ten Tournament will be in Indianapolis (March 11-15).
INDIANA MEN’S BASKETBALL
DATE DAY OPPONENT SITE TIME TV
October 5 Saturday Hoosier Hysteria Bloomington, Indiana
October 20 Sunday Marquette closed-door scrimmage
October 29 Tuesday Gannon Bloomington, Indiana
November 5 Tuesday Western Illinois Bloomington, Indiana
November 9 Saturday Portland State Bloomington, Indiana
November 12 Tuesday North Alabama Bloomington, Indiana
November 16 Saturday Troy (Indiana Challenge) Bloomington, Indiana
November 20 Wednesday Princeton (Indiana Challenge) Bloomington, Indiana
November 25 Monday Louisiana Tech (Indiana Challenge) Bloomington, Indiana
November 30 Saturday South Dakota State (Indiana Challenge) Bloomington, Indiana
December 3 Tuesday Florida State (Big Ten/ACC Challenge) Bloomington, Indiana
December 7 Saturday at Wisconsin+ Madison, Wisconsin
December 10 Tuesday UConn (Jimmy V Classic/MSG) New York, N.Y.
December 13 Friday Nebraska+ Bloomington, Indiana
December 21 Saturday Notre Dame (Crossroads Classic) Indianapolis, Indiana
December 29 Sunday Arkansas Bloomington, Indiana
January 4 Saturday at Maryland+ College Park, Maryland
January 8 Wednesday Northwestern+ Bloomington, Indiana
January 11 Saturday Ohio State+ Bloomington Indiana
January 15 Wednesday at Rutgers+ Piscataway, N.J.
January 18 Saturday at Nebraska+ Lincoln, Nebraska
January 23 Thursday Michigan State+ Bloomington, Indiana
January 26 Sunday Maryland+ Bloomington, Indiana
January 29 Wednesday at Penn State+ University Park, Pa.
February 1 Saturday at Ohio State+ Columbus, Ohio
February 8 Saturday Purdue+ Bloomington, Indiana
February 13 Thursday Iowa+ Bloomington, Indiana
February 16 Sunday at Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan
February 19 Wednesday at Minnesota+ Minneapolis, Minnesota
February 23 Sunday Penn State+ Bloomington, Indiana
February 27 Thursday at Purdue+ West Lafayette, Indiana
March 1 Sunday at Illinois+ Champaign, Illinois
March 4 Wednesday Minnesota+ Bloomington, Indiana
March 7 Saturday Wisconsin Bloomington, Indiana
March 11-15 Wed-Sun Big Ten Tournament Indianapolis, Indiana