College basketball fans in the state of Michigan got some bad news on Monday - Michigan and Michigan State will only battle it out on the hardwood floor once next season. Michigan's last win at the Breslin Center was an 80-75 upset on January 25, 2014 when Michigan State was ranked No. 3 in the nation. The date of the matchup has yet to be announced. They will also play home/away matchups with Michigan State, Nebraska and Rutgers.
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Because the Big Ten tournament will be at Madison Square Garden this season - thanks to a continued emphasis on the conference's eastern expansion after hosting it in Washington last March - the event will be a week earlier than normal. On top of trips to Minneapolis, Columbus and Piscataway, the road slate includes games at Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Purdue and Wisconsin.
IU will have to play Maryland, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Penn State once each, on the road.
It was even voted on by fellow Big Ten coaches in May, with "unanimous support" for two games per season.