The Big Ten 2023 schedule release for the 2023 football season has been released with the conference announcing the news Wednesday on the Big Ten Network.

Leading up to the release, it was already reported that the B1G was going to maintain the East and West Divisional format for one more season in 2023. That proved true with the official schedule release for next year. The B1G is expected to reevaluate the format when USC and UCLA join in 2024.

As in past seasons, the B1G will some conference games out of the way to open the season. In Week 1, Nebraska will play at Minnesota, Ohio State will play at Indiana and Northwestern will play at Rutgers.

After zero conference games in Week 2, Penn State will play at Illinois in Week 3 on Sept. 16. Those two sides have not faced since Illinois’ dramatic Happy Valley upset in 2021.

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B1G play will resume in earnest beginning on Sept. 23 in Week 4.

As expected, “Rivalry Week” will dot the final week of the regular season with notable matchups between Ohio State-Michigan, Minnesota-Wisconsin and Nebraska-Iowa, among others.

Ohio State will also play at Purdue for the first time since 2018 with the Boilermakers also facing Michigan in crossover games during 2022.

Here is the full schedule: