2013 Big Ten Network prime time football TV schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The Big Ten Network has announced their 2013 prime time football TV schedule. A total of 12 games were announced that will feature eight Big Ten teams in action.

The schedule kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 29 with non-conference games featuring Indiana State at Indiana (7 p.m. ET, Regional) and UNLV at Minnesota (7 p.m. ET).

September 7 features three Big Ten teams facing non-conference opponents at 6 p.m. ET. Indiana hosts Navy (regional), Northwestern hosts Syracuse, and Nebraska hosts Southern Miss.

Last week, ESPN announced six games that will appear in prime time on either ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2.

Listed below is the 2013 Big Ten Prime Time TV Schedule, which includes games on BTN and the ESPN networks:

DateGameTime (ET)Network
Thu., Aug. 29Indiana State at Indiana7:00 p.m.Big Ten Network (regional)
Thu., Aug. 29UNLV at Minnesota7:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Fri., Aug. 30Western Michigan at Michigan State8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Aug. 31Wyoming at Nebraska8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 7Navy at Indiana6:00 p.m.Big Ten Network (regional)
Sat., Sept. 7Syracuse at Northwestern6:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 7Southern Miss at Nebraska6:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 7Notre Dame at Michigan8:00 p.m.ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
Sat., Sept. 14UCF at Penn State6:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 14Washington vs. Illinois (at Chicago)6:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 14Notre Dame at Purdue8:00 p.m.ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
Sat., Sept. 14Western Michigan at Northwestern9:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 21Missouri at Indiana8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Sept. 28Wisconsin at Ohio State8:00 p.m.ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
Sat., Oct. 5Ohio State at Northwestern8:00 p.m.ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
Sat., Oct. 12Michigan at Penn State5:00 p.m.ESPN or ESPN2
Sat., Oct. 19Wisconsin at Illinois8:00 p.m.Big Ten Network
Sat., Oct. 26Penn State at Ohio State8:00 p.m.ABC, ESPN or ESPN2

Comments (2)

That is because Iowa has setteled to the bottom if the Big Ten!They are probably one of the most inconsistant teams in the conference.