Eleven months ago the Big East and Big Ten announced The Gavitt Tipoff Games that would start in the 2015-16 season. The partnership will consist of eight games and will be run annually through the 2022 season.
Today, CBS's Jon Rothstein has given us some insight on Villanova's opponent.
Villanova will host Nebraska as part of the Big East-Big Ten Challenge, source told @CBSSports. Dates expected to be announced this week.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 13, 2015
'Nova and Nebraska have met two times historically with the Wildcats winning in 1987-88 season and 1998-99.
The Cornhuskers finished the 2015 campaign with a 13-18 record (5-13 in the Big Ten).