The University of Wisconsin will open the season with a Big Ten opponent in both 2020 and 2021, and its typical end-of-season contest with Minnesota has been moved to an earlier date in both years.
The conference released schedules for those two seasons Tuesday afternoon. The Badgers will host Indiana on Sept. 5, 2020, and play Penn State at Camp Randall Stadium on Sept. 4, 2021.
UW’s other conference opponents for 2020 include games at Michigan (Sept. 26), vs. Minnesota (Oct. 10), at Maryland (Oct. 24), vs. Illinois (Oct. 31), at Northwestern (Nov. 7), at Purdue (Nov. 14), vs. Nebraska (Nov. 21) and at Iowa (Nov. 28).
In 2021, Big Ten games following the opener against the Nittany Lions are vs. Michigan (Oct. 2), at Minnesota (Oct. 9), at Illinois (Oct. 23), vs. Northwestern (Oct. 30), at Rutgers (Nov. 6), vs. Purdue (Nov. 13), at Nebraska (Nov. 20) and vs. Iowa (Nov. 27).