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Big Ten expands conference basketball schedules next season

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The Big Ten is increasing its conference schedule to 20 games in men's basketball and 18 in women's basketball, starting in the 2018-19 season.
   The conference announced the move Thursday before its men's basketball media day at Madison Square Garden.
   Under the new format, men's teams will play seven opponents twice and six teams once, splitting the single matchups evenly between home and away. In-state rivalries Illinois-Northwestern, Michigan-Michigan State and Indiana-Purdue will be played twice annually.
   The women's schedule will include five opponents playing twice and eight once, split evenly between home and away. It also will emphasize state and regional rivalries.
   Big Ten men's teams currently play 18 conference games and the women's teams play 16.

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