Coach: John Anderson, 39th season (1,317 career victories)

Roster: 19 returning lettermen

Last season: 29-27 overall, 15-9 Big Ten (tied for third place)

Opening weekend: Four games in Tempe, Ariz.: Friday vs. Oregon, 8:30 p.m., Saturday vs. Pepperdine, 2 p.m., Sunday vs. San Diego, 4:30 p.m., Monday vs. Arizona, noon.

Schedule highlights: vs. Twins in Fort Myers, Fla., Feb. 21; 14 games in U.S. Bank Stadium — including the Cambria College Classic Feb. 28-March 1 vs. North Carolina, Duke and North Carolina State.

Big Ten opener: March 27 at Michigan State.

Big Ten home opener: April 3 vs. Rutgers at Siebert Field.