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IU men’s basketball announces lone exhibition game



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The IU trident statue stands Aug. 21 in Assembly Hall. On Wednesday afternoon, the men's basketball program announced the scheduling of an Oct. 29 exhibition matchup Alex Deryn Buy Photos

When IU men’s basketball announced the 2019-20 schedule on Aug. 23, there wasn’t an exhibition game scheduled before regular season play started.

On Wednesday afternoon, the program announced one exhibition matchup Oct. 29 with Gannon University, a Division II school. 

Last season, Gannon went 11-18 overall before losing in the first round of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference tournament. It’s the first time in four years that Gannon will face a Division I team in exhibition play.

IU is 26-0 against non-Division I teams in exhibition play since 2004-05. Before the matchup with the Golden Knights, Hoosier fans will get their first glance of the team Oct. 5 with Hoosier Hysteria.

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