While the 2019-20 season is just getting underway, a couple of B1G programs have already made plans for 2020-21.

Coached by Richard Pitino, son of former Louisville coach Rick Pitino, the Minnesota Golden Gophers are set to compete in the Hall of Fame Tip Off at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Marquette, Rhode Island and UCF will also headline the event.

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CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein shared the news on Twitter:

Rothstein also announced on Thursday the Purdue Boilermakers will participate in the Cancun Challenge:

Falling to the eventual national champion Virginia Cavaliers, Purdue advanced to the Elite Eight last season. Tasked with replacing the production of Carsen Edwards and Isaac Haas, the Boilermakers are seeking to qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the sixth consecutive season.

Currently, four B1G programs are ranked in the Associated Press Poll: No. 1 Michigan State, No. 7 Maryland, No. 18 Ohio State and No. 23 Purdue.