Big Ten taking regular season games to Madison Square Garden starting in 2016

The Big Ten will play regular season games at New York’s Madison Square Garden in 2016 through 2019 as part of a “Big Ten Day” hockey-basketball doubleheader.

The Chicago Tribune originally reported that the doubleheaders would take place in 2016 and 2017, but the league revealed at a news conference Tuesday that games also would take place at MSG in 2018 and 2019.

Michigan will play Penn State in both hockey and men’s basketball on Jan. 30, 2016. The participants for 2017 and beyond haven’t been named.

adison Square Garden has hosted college hockey in recent years, including a Penn State-Cornell game last month.

The Big Ten is moving its men’s basketball tournament to the New York arena in 2018.