2012 Big Ten Prime Time Football TV Schedule Announced

By Kevin Kelley -
Michigan-Ohio State
Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE

The Big Ten has announced their 2012 prime time football TV schedule. A total of 14 games were announced that will appear on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and the Big Ten Network.

The schedule kicks off on Friday, Aug. 31 with a non-conference game featuring Boise State at Michigan State at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. The B1G conference schedule kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 29 with Wisconsin visiting Nebraska at 8 p.m. on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2.

September 15 features a triple-header of Big Ten action at 8 p.m. ET. Michigan State hosts Notre Dame (ABC), Indiana hosts Ball State (BTN) and Wisconsin hosts Utah State (BTN).

Listed below is the 2012 Big Ten Prime Time TV Schedule:

DateGameTime (ET)Network
Fri., Aug. 31Boise State at Michigan State8:00 p.m.ESPN
Sat., Sept. 1Indiana State at Indiana8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 8Vanderbilt at Northwestern8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 15Notre Dame at Michigan State8:00 p.m.ABC
Sat., Sept. 15Ball State at Indiana8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 15Utah State at Wisconsin8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 22Louisiana Tech at Illinois8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 22Syracuse at Minnesota8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 29Wisconsin at Nebraska8:00 p.m.ABC/ESPN TBA
Sat., Oct. 6Nebraska at Ohio State8:00 p.m.ABC/ESPN TBA
Sat., Oct. 13Ohio State at Indiana8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Oct. 20Penn State at Iowa8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Oct. 27Ohio State at Penn State6:00 p.m.ESPN or ESPN2
Sat., Oct. 27Michigan at Nebraska8:00 p.m.ABC/ESPN TBA

Comments (8)

Ohio State at Penn State was only ESPN or ESPN2, not ABC/ ESPN. All the other ABC ones were ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2.

some good quality games in there. @gcd I’m not 100% sure but Ive heard 1 home night game possible for Michigan