This year's Big Ten schedule has been released. The Gophers will play Illinois (home), Indiana (home), Michigan State (away) and Nebraska (away) once each and every other conference opponent twice. The only nationally televised games scheduled at this time are Ohio State at Minnesota on Jan. 16 (ESPN2) and Minnesota at Wisconsin on Feb. 13 (ESPN or ESPN2).
The full schedule, below (all times CT):
Jan. 2 - Michigan at Minnesota - 6 p.m.
Jan. 5 - Purdue at Minnesota - TBA
Jan. 8 - Minnesota at Penn State - 6 p.m.
Jan. 11 - Minnesota at Michigan State - 1:15 p.m.
Jan. 16 - Ohio State at Minnesota - 8 p.m.
Jan. 19 - Minnesota at Iowa - noon
Jan. 22 - Wisconsin at Minnesota - 8 p.m.
Jan. 26 - Minnesota at Nebraska - 5 p.m.
Feb. 1 - Northwestern at Minnesota - 1 p.m.
Feb. 5 - Minnesota at Purdue - 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 8 - Indiana at Minnesota - 7:15 p.m.
Feb. 13 - Minnesota at Wisconsin - 8 p.m.
Feb. 16 - Minnesota at Northwestern - 5 p.m.
Feb. 19 - Illinois at Minnesota - 8 p.m.
Feb. 22 - Minnesota at Ohio State - 5 or 7 p.m.
Feb. 25 - Iowa at Minnesota - 6 p.m.
March 1 - Minnesota at Michigan - 5 p.m.
March 8 or 9 - Penn State at Minnesota - TBD