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:
|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|