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Gavitt Tipoff Games matchups announced

Creighton and Nebraska hoops will both participate
Posted: 12:13 PM, May 24, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-24 20:09:12Z

The Big Ten and Big East conferences have announced the matchups for this fall's Gavitt Tipoff Games. 

Both Creighton and Nebraska will participate in the event, which takes place the first full week of the college basketball season. 

The Huskers will travel to St. Johns on Thursday, November 16. Creighton will take on Northwestern on Wednesday, November 15 in Rosemont, Ill. 

Both matchups will be televised nationally by either Fox Sports 1 or the Big Ten Network. 

The Gavitt Tipoff Games are named in honor of Dave Gavitt, founder of Big East basketball. The series is scheduled to continue through 2022. 

The complete schedule can be found below. 

Monday, Nov. 13

Minnesota at Providence – FS1

 

Tuesday, Nov. 14

Purdue at Marquette – FS1

 

Wednesday, Nov. 15

Butler at Maryland – FS1 or BTN

Creighton at Northwestern – FS1 or BTN

Indiana at Seton Hall – FS1

 

Thursday, Nov. 16

Nebraska at St. John’s – FS1

Xavier at Wisconsin – FS1

 

Friday, Nov. 17

DePaul at Illinois -- BTN