Big Ten unveils 2020-21 schedule in women’s basketball
STATE COLLEGE — The Big Ten Conference unveiled the 2020-21 women’s basketball schedule Monday afternoon, which features 20 regular-season conference contests.
Penn State tips off the 2020-21 season Wednesday with a 6 p.m. non-conference contest against Coppin State at the Bryce Jordan Center.
The Lady Lions will also face St. Francis (Nov. 30, 6 p.m.) and Rhode Island (Dec. 3, TBA) in non-conference action inside the Bryce Jordan Center, and have the potential to add up to two more non-conference games within the coming weeks.
Big Ten play tips off at home on Sunday, Dec. 20, when Purdue visits Penn State. The Nittany Lions will pay a visit to Michigan for its first conference road game on Dec. 23, before closing out 2020 at home against Maryland on Dec. 31.
The Nittany Lions see their first action of 2021 when Penn State travels to Ohio State on Jan. 4. Penn State will host Indiana (Jan. 7), Northwestern (Jan. 17) and Minnesota (Jan. 25) at the Bryce Jordan Center during the month of January. In addition to the Ohio State game on Jan. 4, Penn State will travel to Minnesota (Jan. 10), Rutgers (Jan. 21), Illinois (Jan. 28) and Purdue (Jan. 31) in the month of January.
February begins by hosting Nebraska at the Bryce Jordan Center on Feb. 4. The Nittany Lions will also play host to Wisconsin (Feb. 7), Michigan State (Feb. 13), Ohio State (Feb. 24) and Rutgers (Feb. 28) in February. Penn State will travel to Indiana (Feb. 10), Iowa (Feb. 18) and Nebraska (Feb. 21) in February.
The regular-season finale is set for either Friday, March 5 or Saturday, March 6 when Penn State travels to Maryland.
The Big Ten Tournament is set for March 9-13 in Indianapolis.