Big Ten Network announces 2011 Prime Time Football TV Schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

Big Ten NetworkThe Big Ten Network has announced their 2011 prime time Football TV Schedule. Seven games were announced, but the network will televise more than 40 games total this fall.

“We’re very excited about our primetime schedule and think it’s the strongest we’ve ever had,” Big Ten Network President Mark Silverman said. “There’s always extra electricity in the air for Big Ten night games, and we have some top-quality matchups.”

Date ACC Time (ET) Network
Fri., Sep 2 Youngstown State at Michigan State 7:30 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Sep 10 Virginia at Indiana 7:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Sep. 17 Arizona State at Illinois 7:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Sep. 24 North Dakota State at Minnesota 7:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Oct. 8 Michigan at Northwestern 7:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Oct. 15 Northwestern at Iowa 7:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Oct. 22 Penn State at Northwestern 7:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
  1. thatgipperguy
    May 21, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    not sure how north dakota state @ minnesota is exactly a “top quality matchup”

  2. Nick
    May 22, 2011 at 10:14 am

    It says “SOME top quality matchups”.

  3. greg
    May 22, 2011 at 10:16 pm

    no sh!t, they need to show hawkeye games

  4. Stephen
    May 23, 2011 at 12:55 am

    Keep in mind NDSU upset Kansas in their season opener last year. Not that Minnesota is a giant these days… but it could be interesting.

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