March 01, 2016

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska and Kansas have signed a two-year agreement to begin a home-and-home men's basketball series starting next season.

The two schools were conference mates for more than a century before Nebraska joined the Big Ten. The teams last met in 2011 when both were in the Big 12.

Cornhuskers coach Tim Miles said Tuesday his program is excited to ''revive a classic Big 12 matchup.'' He said the games would strengthen the Huskers' nonconference schedule and put the Huskers in better position for Big Ten and postseason play.

The Huskers will travel to Lawrence for the first game on Dec. 10. The Jayhawks will play in Lincoln on Dec. 16, 2017.

Kansas leads 170-71 in a series dating to 1900.

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