Badgers release full 2020-21 men's basketball schedule


MADISON, Wis. — After months of waiting and speculation, the Badgers finally have a schedule for the upcoming season.

The 2020-21 men’s basketball season will get underway a week from Wednesday at the Kohl Center against Eastern Illinois. Highlighting the non-conference schedule is a matchup against Louisville (ACC-Big Ten Challenge).

The Big Ten also released its full schedule on Wednesday. The defending Big Ten champs open the conference slate against Nebraska on Dec. 21 in Madison. Wisconsin will play top-10 competition in Iowa (Feb. 18, March 7) and Illinois (Feb. 6 and 27) later in the conference slate.

Earlier this month, UW announced no fans will be in attendance at games at the Kohl Center this year as a result of the pandemic.