BTN Announces Wrestling TV Schedule

BTN announced the 2011-2012 TV schedule for Big Ten wrestling, which includes the Big Ten Championships at Purdue on March 4. Don’t forget that wrestling fans can find more wrestling events shown live on the Big Ten Digital Network.

2011-2012 Wrestling (all times ET)
Date Away Home Time Airs
Sun., Nov.20 Minnesota at Penn State Noon LIVE
Sun., Jan. 8 Northwestern at Wisconsin 3 p.m. Same Day Delay – 9 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 13 Iowa at Nebraska 8 p.m. Same Day Delay, 10 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 15 Indiana at Michigan State 2 p.m. Same Day Delay, 9 p.m.
Fri. Jan. 20 Purdue at Wisconsin 8 p.m. LIVE
Sun., Jan. 22 Iowa at Penn State 2 p.m. Same Day Delay, 10 p.m.
Fri., Jan. 27 Northwestern at Illinois 6 p.m. LIVE
Sun., Jan. 29 Minnesota at Iowa 3 p.m. Same Day Delay, 10 p.m.
Fri., Feb. 3 Michigan at Ohio State 6 p.m. LIVE
Sun., Feb.5 TBD at TBD TBD Same Day Delay, 6:00pm
Sun., March 4 Big Ten Championships at Purdue 3 p.m. LIVE

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Steve on 10/8/2011 @ 12:28am EST Said:

Will you be posting your Big Ten Digital Network schedule soon? Also, I’m still holding out hope you’ll be able to show more live tv events

    BTN.com staff on 10/8/2011 @ 10:16am EST Said:

    We have two products: The Digital Network (http://video.btn.com/allaccess/) airs web-only events that don’t air on TV. Extra games, news conferences, etc. We also offer BTN2GHo, and you can find more about that here: http://www.btn2go.com/btn2go/. Hope that helps.

Jeff Lunt on 11/1/2011 @ 7:08pm EST Said:

Any plans on covering the Midlands Championships?

    BTN.com staff on 11/2/2011 @ 5:21pm EST Said:

    When we have news on this, we’ll post it right here for sure. Stand by, and we appreciate your patience.

kiel on 11/2/2011 @ 11:20pm EST Said:

Seems like this year’s network coverage lacks the volume compared to years past. Any chance of more coverage?

    BTN.com staff on 11/3/2011 @ 1:37pm EST Said:

    Kiel, possibly. As you may already know we try to carry events live but the winter season is extremely crowded from a programming standpoint with wrestling events often taking place at the same time as men’s and women’s basketball and ice hockey games. We’ve worked closely with the conference office and the athletic departments to identify the best times in order to carry these events live. But conflicts happen. I hope you’ve seen the significant number of wrestling events offered live on BTN.com. That scheduling process is still taking place. Many of those events will also be televised on a delayed basis. Ultimately, the number of wrestling events on BTN and BTN.com is expected to at least be comparable to last year’s total, if not more.

Dick Logan on 11/10/2011 @ 12:23pm EST Said:

I just reviewed the schedule. I am very disappointed. I would like to see you double the coverage schedule. You have nothing in December. The semi-finals at the Big Ten Tournament will be great, it would be nice to cover them. If you have to delay the broadcast, I can live with that. Cut down on showing the same event 10 times and show more wrestling.

Darren Dillon on 11/15/2011 @ 1:16pm EST Said:

Buckeyes get 1 match? Dont you have like 4 or 5 channels that make up the B10 network? Looks like stream city.

    BTN.com staff on 11/15/2011 @ 2:45pm EST Said:

    We actually have one cable TV channel (you can find that one TV channel on your TV system using our BTN channel finder) and we are part of a live stream product called the Big Ten Digital Network. The BTDN schedules for any school and/or sport can be found here.

jarrett on 11/15/2011 @ 9:24pm EST Said:

It would be nice to have more coverage. Even if it’s aired in the middle of the night. Instead of airing the same events over and over thoughout the night. At least then people could Tivo the programs. Just a thought. Thanks.

BTN.com staff on 11/17/2011 @ 2:51pm EST Said:

Go here: http://video.btn.com/allaccess/

Click on Sports on the tabs. Click on Wrestling on the left. Scroll through the events in the middle of the page. That’s what BTDN offers right now. Hope that helps.

Greg on 11/18/2011 @ 5:10pm EST Said:

Minnesota at Cornell live and free on FLO Wrestling tonight at 6pm

Bob on 1/18/2012 @ 4:26pm EST Said:

What can I say, I love the coverage! Not everything evolves areound hoops and football. Only thing I would change? More wrestling coverage!!!! But hey, I will take what we got for now.

Keep up the great work guys!!

Pau on 1/24/2012 @ 5:21pm EST Said:

Too bad you could not stream PS/Ohio St. A lot of interest…

Tom on 1/29/2012 @ 3:59pm EST Said:

Please more wrestling coverage on Big Ten cable television!

IRA ROSSMAN on 2/25/2012 @ 3:47pm EST Said:

more PENN STATE wrestling coverage was not much coverage this year

Ed Langenburg on 11/17/2012 @ 8:21pm EST Said:

Your schedule has Minnesota at Penn State on Sunday, 11/20, Could you please correct the date.

    BTN.com staff on 11/19/2012 @ 10:12am EST Said:

    Ed, no correction needed. You’re looking at a news story about last year’s wrestling schedule. Here’s the one you want. Thanks.

Rick Lauria on 12/2/2012 @ 9:51am EST Said:

I am disappointed with the schedule as well, and I agree with one of the other comments that suggested you eliminate some of the programs that are shown 10 times and replace them with more wrestling matches.

Timothy DeRosa on 1/12/2013 @ 12:36am EST Said:

I enjoy watching Big Ten wrestling. The more programing the better.

Bill Boyer on 2/20/2013 @ 4:06pm EST Said:

Hope next year’s schedule is improved; there is plenty of room for improvement. I agree with so many others that there is TOO MUCH extraneous garbage and NOT ENOUGH wrestling. Afterall, the BIG10 is the nation’s premiere wrestling conference!