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Hoosiers announce remainder of sked

Indiana formally announced the rest of its schedule today, with the season opener on Nov. 14 against Mississippi Valley State. There is only one exhibition game: Indianapolis visits Assembly Hall for a glorified scrimmage on Nov. 10 before the real season gets underway.

Here is the full schedule for the 2014-15 season.

11/14 vs. Mississippi Valley State (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

11/17 vs. Texas Southern (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

11/20 vs. SMU (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

11/22 vs. Lamar (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

11/24 vs. Eastern Washington (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

11/28 vs. Greensboro (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

12/02 vs. Pittsburgh (Bloomington, Ind. 7:00 p.m. ET)

12/06 vs. Savannah State (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

12/09 vs. Louisville (New York City's Madison Square Garden TBA)

12/13 vs. Grand Canyon (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

12/20 vs. Butler (Indianapolis, Ind. TBA)

12/22 vs. New Orleans (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

12/27 vs. Georgetown (New York City's Madison Square Garden) 12:00 p.m. ET)

12/31 at Nebraska (Lincoln, Neb. TBA)

01/05 at Michigan State (East Lansing, Mich. TBA)

01/10 vs. Ohio State (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

01/13 vs. Penn State (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

01/18 at Illinois (Champaign, Ill. TBA)

01/22 vs. Maryland (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

01/25 at Ohio State (Columbus, Ohio TBA)

01/28 at Purdue (West Lafayette, Ind. TBA)

01/31 vs. Rutgers (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

02/03 at Wisconsin (Madison, Wis. 7:00 p.m. ET)

02/08 vs. Michigan (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

02/11 at Maryland (College Park, Md. TBA)

02/15 vs. Minnesota (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

02/19 vs. Purdue (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

02/22 at Rutgers (Piscataway, N.J. TBA)

02/25 at Northwestern (Evanston, Ill. TBA)

03/03 vs. Iowa (Bloomington, Ind. 7:00 p.m. ET)

03/07 vs. Michigan State (Bloomington, Ind. TBA)

Hoosiers coach Tom Crean issued a statement with various thoughts on the schedule. That text is below:

"I'm glad we can bring a tournament tested team like Texas Southern for our tournament. Mike Davis has that program headed in the right direction and I'm sure he is looking forward to being back in Assembly Hall. SMU, when we decide to do that, it was really last early fall and then they went out and had a phenomenal season. They are adding players left and right and are going to be nationally ranked to start and without question they will bring in an experienced team.

"The fact that we are getting a home game with a team like Pittsburgh says a lot. We had a lot of battles with them when we were at Marquette and played them our second year here at Indiana in the Garden. We have had great battles with them over a period of time.

"The Louisville game is something that has been in the works for a while and we are excited to play them in the Jimmy V Classic. They are another team we became familiar with in the Big East at Marquette and we had some intense games. The Georgetown game is a unique opportunity to play right after Christmas at Madison Square Garden against a great team. It is certainly not what you are used to doing in that sense of playing somebody that strong right after Christmas, but it will be really good for us.

"Butler is Butler and they are always going to be a tough team to play. They get Roosevelt Jones back, who is one of the tougher matchups in college basketball, not to mention Kellen Dunham and the rest of the guys they have."

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