Rick Osentoski, USA TODAY

Michigan finalizes 2016-17 basketball schedule with conference slate announced

Michigan basketball's 2016-17 schedule is complete with the Big Ten finalizing its conference schedules on Thursday.

The 2016-17 schedule for the Michigan basketball program is complete with the Big Ten's announcement of the conference schedule on Thursday.

Following the 13 game non-conference stretch, the Wolverines will open the Big Ten slate traveling to Iowa on Jan. 1, it will be the only time U-M faces the Hawkeyes this season.

The Wolverines will face a trying stretch at the end January into early February where U-M will face Michigan State twice (Jan. 29, Feb. 7), Ohio State once (Feb. 4) with games against Indiana (twice) and Wisconsin as well.

The conference schedule is as follows:

Sun., Jan. 1 atIowa Iowa * Iowa City, Iowa
Wed., Jan. 4 vs.Penn State Penn State * Crisler Center
Sat., Jan. 7 vs.Maryland Maryland * Crisler Center
Wed., Jan. 11 atIllinois Illinois * Champaign, Ill.
Sat., Jan. 14 vs.Nebraska Nebraska * Crisler Center
Tue., Jan. 17 atWisconsin Wisconsin * Madison, Wis.
Sat., Jan. 21 vs.Illinois Illinois * Crisler Center
Thu., Jan. 26 vs.Indiana Indiana * Crisler Center
Sun., Jan. 29 atMichigan State Michigan State * East Lansing, Mich.
Sat., Feb. 4 vs.Ohio State Ohio State * Crisler Center
Tue., Feb. 7 vs.Michigan State Michigan State * Crisler Center
Sun., Feb. 12 atIndiana Indiana * Bloomington, Ind.
Thu., Feb. 16 vs.Wisconsin Wisconsin * Crisler Center
Sun., Feb. 19 atMinnesota Minnesota * Minneapolis, Minn.
Wed., Feb. 22 atRutgers Rutgers * Piscataway, N.J.
Sat., Feb. 25 vs.Purdue Purdue * Crisler Center
Wed., Mar. 1 atNorthwestern Northwestern * Evanston, Ill.
Sun., Mar. 5 atNebraska Nebraska * Lincoln, Neb.

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