D1Vision

Big Ten and Big EAST Announce Gavitt Tipoff Matchups

The Big Ten and the Big EAST announced matchups and dates for the third annual Gavitt Tipoff on Wednesday. Game times will be announced at a later date.

GAVITT TIPOFF DATES | MATCHUPS | WHERE TO WATCH

  • Nov. 13: Minnesota at Providence – FS1
  • Nov. 14: Purdue at Marquette – FS1
  • Nov. 15: Butler at Maryland – FS1 or BTN
  • Nov. 15: Creighton at Northwestern – FS1 or BTN
  • Nov. 15: Indiana at Seton Hall – FS1
  • Nov. 16: Nebraska at St. John’s – FS1
  • Nov. 16: Xavier at Wisconsin – FS1
  • NOV. 17: DePaul at Illinois – BTN

The event will feature five teams in the CBS Sports Preseason Top 25 rankings. Minnesota (14), Northwestern (15), Butler (18), Xavier (24) and Purdue (25) make up that list.

Both conferences are 0-0-2 over the first two seasons. Nine teams — Villanova, Maryland, Creighton, DePaul, Georgetown, Providence, St. John’s, Iowa and Rutgers — have participated in both the 2015 and 2016 events. Villanova and Maryland are the only two teams to finish 2-0 during that time span.

The Gavitt Tipoff Games will be played on consecutive days in the first full week of the college basketball season. The series will span eight years, with games played at home sites. Each BIG EAST team will participate a minimum of six times, while Big Ten programs will take part a minimum of four times.

 

Find D1Vision on our Social Sites:

TWITTER BUTTON

FACEBOOK BUTTON

instagram button

Follow Chip on Twitter:

TWITTER BUTTON