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Penn State Basketball: Big Ten Schedule Released, Nittany Lions Open At Maryland

by on August 21, 2018 3:55 PM

The Big Ten Conference announced its new 20-game 2018-19 men’s basketball schedule Tuesday afternoon.

 As determined by the Big Ten Conference earlier this year, Penn State will face seven teams both home and away. Those teams include Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, Purdue, Rutgers and Wisconsin. Six more opponents will take on the Nittany Lions just once with Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State on the Nittany Lions’ conference home schedule and road games at Minnesota, Northwestern and Ohio State.

For the sixth time in eight years, the Nittany Lions will open on the road, traveling to Maryland on Saturday, Dec. 1. Penn State then returns home to the Bryce Jordan Center for a Tuesday, Dec. 4 matchup with Indiana in the only meeting of the year between the two programs.

The Big Ten Conference Tournament, presented by SoFi, returns to the United Center in Chicago for the 22nd annual event, March 13-17, 2019.

 2018-19 Penn State Big Ten Conference Schedule, home games bolded, all caps.

December
Saturday, Dec. 1 – at Maryland
Tuesday, Dec. 4 – INDIANA 

January
Thursday, Jan. 3 – at Michigan
Sunday, Jan. 6 – WISCONSIN
Thursday, Jan. 10 – at Nebraska
Sunday, Jan. 13 – MICHIGAN STATE
Wednesday, Jan. 16 – IOWA
Saturday, Jan. 19 – at Minnesota
Saturday, Jan. 26 – RUTGERS
Thursday, Jan. 31 – PURDUE

February
Monday, Feb. 4 – at Northwestern
Thursday, Feb. 7 – at Ohio State
Tuesday, Feb. 12 – MICHIGAN
Saturday, Feb. 16 – at Purdue
Tuesday, Feb. 19 – NEBRASKA
Saturday, Feb. 23 – at Illinois
Wednesday, Feb. 27 – MARYLAND

March
Saturday, March 2 – at Wisconsin
Wednesday, March 6 – at Rutgers
Sunday, March 10 – ILLINOIS

 

Home single play
Indiana – Tuesday, Dec. 4
Michigan State – Sunday, Jan. 13 
Iowa – Wednesday, Jan. 16

Away single play
Minnesota – Saturday, Jan. 19
Northwestern – Monday, Feb. 4
Ohio State – Thursday, Feb. 7

 



Ben Jones covers Penn State football and basketball for StateCollege.com. He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88.
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