Feb. 28, 2014
The Big Ten Conference announced Friday the breakdown of opponents for the 2015 Big Ten women’s basketball season, with each of the 14 conference team set to compete in an 18-game league schedule. Each program will play five teams both home and away and eight teams once, while they will play four of its single-play opponents at home and four on the road.
The Minnesota women’s basketball team will take on Iowa, Nebraska, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin twice next season, both home and away, while it will host Indiana, Maryland, Michigan and Michigan State at Williams Arena.
The Gophers’ road games will be played at Illinois, Northwestern, Ohio State and Rutgers.
Big Ten women’s basketball teams previously competed in 18-game conference schedules from the 1982-83 through the 1993-94 seasons, and again from the 2007-08 through the 2009-10 campaigns.
Dates, times and television information will be announced at a later date
Home: Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State
Away: Illinois, Northwestern, Ohio State, Rutgers
Home/Away: Iowa, Nebraska, Penn State, Purdue, Wisconsin
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