COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- An ACC/Big Ten Challenge game at Duke and a home game against Kansas highlight Ohio State's 2012-13 men's basketball schedule before the Buckeyes open and close Big Ten play at home.
The Buckeyes play at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Nov. 28 against the Blue Devils, then host the Jayhawks -- the team that beat them in last year's national semifinals -- on Dec. 22.
They begin league play on Jan. 2 against Nebraska and end it on March 10 against Illinois, with both games at Value City Arena. Ohio State has won the last three Big Ten regular-season titles, along with two of the last three conference tournament titles.
Game times and television broadcast information will be released at a later date.
Here's a full list of their 2012-13 schedule:
Oct. 3, Walsh (exhibition)
Nov. 9, vs. Marquette (Carrier Classic, U.S.S. Yorktown, Charleston, S.C.)
Nov. 11, Albany (Hall of Fame Tip-Off)
Nov. 17, vs. Rhode Island (Hall of Fame Tip-Off, Uncasville, Conn.)
Nov. 18, vs. Washington or Seton Hall (Hall of Fame Tip-Off, Uncasville, Conn.)
Nov. 23, Mo.-KC (Hall of Fame Tip-Off)
Nov. 28, at Duke (ACC/Big Ten Challenge)
Dec. 1, N. Kentucky
Dec. 8, Long Beach St.
Dec. 12, Savannah St.
Dec. 15, UNC Asheville
Dec. 18, Winthrop
Dec. 22, Kansas
Dec. 29, Chicago St.
Jan. 2, Nebraska (BT)
Jan. 5, at Illinois (BT)
Jan. 8, at Purdue (BT)
Jan. 13, Michigan (BT)
Jan. 19, at Michigan St. (BT)
Jan. 22, Iowa (BT)
Jan. 26, at Penn St. (BT)
Jan. 29, Wisconsin (BT)
Feb. 2, at Nebraska (BT)
Feb. 5, at Michigan (BT)
Feb. 10, Indiana (BT)
Feb. 14, Northwestern (BT)
Feb. 17, at Wisconsin (BT)
Feb. 20, Minnesota (BT)
Feb. 24, Michigan St. (BT)
Feb. 28, at Northwestern (BT)
March 5, at Indiana (BT)
March 10, Illinois (BT)
March 14-17, Big Ten Tournament, United Center, Chicago
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