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Villanova vs. Nebraska set for November 17th in The Gavitt Tipoff Games

Huskers travel to 'Nova for a Tuesday date in November.

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Confirming an earlier report, it's official, back-to-back Big East Conference regular season champions Villanova will face the Nebraska Cornhuskers in The Gavitt Tipoff Games.

'Nova will host the 'Huskers on Tuesday, November 17th at The Pavilion. The two schools 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).

The Gavitt Tipoff Games: Full Schedule

Date Matchup
11/17/2015 Nebraska at Villanova
11/17/2015 DePaul at Penn State
11/17/2015 Georgetown at Maryland
11/18/2015 Illinois at Providence
11/19/2015 Creighton at Indiana
11/19/2015 Iowa at Marquette
11/19/2015 Rutgers at St. John's
11/20/2015 Xavier at Michigan