Mar 23, 2012; St. Louis, MO, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels forward Tyler Zeller (44) holds the ball as Ohio Bobcats forward Ivo Baltic (23), guard Nick Kellogg (15) and guard D.J. Cooper (right) defend during the first half of the semifinals in the midwest region of the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Edward Jones Dome. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE
This is an important boost to IU's schedule because of the end of the Kentucky series. Unfortunately, recent rumors have suggested that IU will not be replacing UK with an elite opponent. While IU's schedule will be respectable, with Georgetown and/or UCLA, UNC, and Butler, I still would like to see another major non-conference matchups. We'll see what happens.