Minneapolis (from University of Minnesota) - The Big Ten Conference has announced its full women’s basketball schedule and it shows Minnesota will open at Rutgers on Dec. 31.

The women’s Big Ten home opener against Penn State is set for Jan. 3. Minnesota will cap off its home season against Ohio State on Feb. 24.

Minnesota’s previously announced non-conference schedule begins on Nov. 13 against Wofford. Here is the full season schedule.

In 2014-15, the Gophers made their first NCAA Tournament appearance in six years. During head coach Marlene Stollings' first year with the program, Minnesota went 23-10 (11-7 Big Ten) and Amanda Zahui B. collected Big Ten Player of the Year accolades from the conference's media.