ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- In coordination with the Big Ten Conference, the University of Michigan men's basketball team announced its 2010-11 schedule Thursday (Aug. 26).
U-M, which has 19 homes games, will appear on national television for all but four games during the season, with the remaining contests streamed online by either the Big Ten Network or ESPN3.
The Wolverines have a 13-game non-conference schedule, with 10 of those contests being played at Crisler Arena. Highlighting the non-conference schedule is an appearance in the 2010 Legends Classic. Following games against Bowling Green on Nov. 18 and Gardner Webb on Nov. 21 in the Ann Arbor regional, the Wolverines move on to the championship round at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. U-M opens against Syracuse on Nov. 26 and will play either UTEP or Georgia Tech the following night.
In the 2010 ACC/Big Ten Challenge, the Maize and Blue will travel to Clemson on Nov. 30 for a challenge matchup at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Wolverines and Tigers last faced in the first round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament, a 62-59 Michigan victory in Kansas City, Mo.
The Wolverines close out the non-conference schedule against Kansas on Jan. 9 at Crisler Arena during a Big Ten bye date. It marks the first time the Jayhawks have visited Crisler since 1985.
The Big Ten schedule begins with two home games, as the Wolverines host Purdue on Dec. 28 before welcoming Penn State on Jan. 2 to kick off the New Year. Michigan will face Michigan State on Jan. 27 at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich., before closing out the Big Ten regular season against MSU on March 5 at Crisler.
The Big Ten Tournament, which will run March 10-13, will once again be held at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind., with the champion earning an automatic bid the NCAA Tournament.
For all Wolverine basketball ticket information, please contact the U-M Ticket Department at (734) 764-0247 or on the web at mgoblue.com/tickets.
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