Iowa to open Big 10 hoops season vs. Purdue


September 8th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – The Iowa men’s basketball team will open Big Ten play at home against Purdue on Dec. 28. The Big Ten released its full schedule Wednesday, which includes Nebraska for the first time. The Hawkeyes will host the Boilermakers, Ohio State and Michigan in their first three league home games. The Huskers make their first trip to Carver-Hawkeye Arena as a Big Ten rival on Jan. 26. Iowa opens the season on Nov. 11 against Chicago State.