The Indiana Hoosiers have released their preliminary 2012 schedule. They will open the season in the Big East/Big Ten Challenge in Clearwater, Florida where they will play three games from February 17th-19th against opponents to be determined. They will have the week off until they head down to the South Alabama Tournament to play three games on February 24th-26th. The following weekend on March 2nd-4th, they will head to East Tennessee State for a three game set.They will open their northern portion of their schedule on March 6th when they visit Louisville and Indiana State before heading on a West Coast trip to face off against Cal State Northridge, San Diego, and Loyola Marymount. The only other out of conference series is a rare visit from a southern school in Georgia Southern visiting Bloomington for a three game set on April 20th-22nd.
The Hoosiers will open up Big Ten play when they visit Penn State on March 23rd. They will also visit Illinois (April 6th-8th), Michigan (April 27th-29th) and Northwestern (May 11th-13th).
Indiana will open up the home portion of the Big 10 schedule on March 30th when Iowa opens a three game set. They will also welcome Michigan State (April 13th-15th), Nebraska (May 5th-7th), and Ohio State (May 17th-19th).