Next season is the first year of a 20-game conference schedule for the Big Ten, and Illinois’ opponents were released on Thursday afternoon.
#B1G has announced 2018-19 conference opponents. First year of 20-game schedule.— Illini Basketball (@IlliniMBB) April 19, 2018
HOME & HOME
Dates & Times TBA.#Illini pic.twitter.com/rybPic0Hky
As pointed out, Illinois will have home and homes versus:
- Ohio State
- Penn State
Ohio State was the only team in there that made the NCAA Tournament in 2018. (Not bad.)
The Illini’s away matches are against:
That’s a little rougher.
Illinois will only see these teams at home:
- Michigan State
We can live with that.
What do you think of the 2018-19 conference slate?