After weeks of anticipation, the Big Ten has released their conference schedule for the 2020-21 men's basketball season.
As for Big Ten teams located in Illinois, the Fighting Illini will host Minnesota in Champagin on December 15th while Northwestern welcomes Michigan State to Evanston on December 20th.
Illinois also officially announced that they will participate in the Jimmy V Classic on December 2nd against the highly touted Baylor Bears. They were already set to travel to Duke in early December as well. The eighth ranked Fighting Illini's schedule is coming together.
Illinois will open their non-conference season against North Carolina AT&T at the State Farm Center in Champaign on November 25th.
Northwestern will host Prairie View on November 25th to tip off their season as well.