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:

Date Game Time (ET) Network
Fri., Aug. 31 Boise State at Michigan State 8:00 p.m. ESPN
Sat., Sept. 1 Indiana State at Indiana 8:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 8 Vanderbilt at Northwestern 8:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 15 Notre Dame at Michigan State 8:00 p.m. ABC
Sat., Sept. 15 Ball State at Indiana 8:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 15 Utah State at Wisconsin 8:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 22 Louisiana Tech at Illinois 8:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 22 Syracuse at Minnesota 8:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 29 Wisconsin at Nebraska 8:00 p.m. ABC/ESPN TBA
Sat., Oct. 6 Nebraska at Ohio State 8:00 p.m. ABC/ESPN TBA
Sat., Oct. 13 Ohio State at Indiana 8:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Oct. 20 Penn State at Iowa 8:00 p.m. Big Ten Network
Sat., Oct. 27 Ohio State at Penn State 6:00 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
Sat., Oct. 27 Michigan at Nebraska 8:00 p.m. ABC/ESPN TBA
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8 Comments to 2012 Big Ten Prime Time Football TV Schedule Announced

  1. bigddan11 said....

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

    April 24, 2012 at 3:36 pm
  2. gcdbfv said....

    Hey Kevin k. Do u know if Michigan plays all night games this year

    April 24, 2012 at 5:04 pm
  3. Mr. Apples said....

    Wow, that’s quite a lot of non-conference games.

    April 24, 2012 at 9:53 pm
  4. pa said....

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

    April 24, 2012 at 10:20 pm
  5. gcdbfv said....

    Thanks

    April 25, 2012 at 7:12 am
  6. Chris Murphy said....

    Utah ST v. Wisconsin??? What a waste of a game. Wisconsin will slaughter those clowns.

    April 25, 2012 at 12:14 pm