BTN announces 2017-18 men’s Big Ten Conference basketball television schedule

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BTN announces 2017-18 men’s Big Ten Conference basketball television schedule

Coming off a season in which three Big Ten teams reached the Sweet 16 , BTN’s 2017-18 men’s basketball schedule will feature more than 75 conference matchups in addition to at least 49 non-conference battles. For the first time in history, BTN will be the exclusive cable home for the men’s Big Ten Tournament, featuring 10 tournament games from Madison Square Garden in New York City. All games can be streamed via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on BTN2Go and Fox Sports Go.

Conference play on begins on Friday, Dec. 1 with an opening night doubleheader, as Purdue travels to College Park to take on Maryland and Illinois visits Northwestern. January 20 will be “Super Saturday” on BTN, with a hockey-basketball doubleheader featuring Michigan State, Minnesota and Ohio State at Madison Square Garden. The Minnesota and Ohio State men’s basketball programs will face each other at noon ET, while the Michigan State and Minnesota men’s hockey teams will take to the ice at 8 p.m. ET.

The network’s season-long coverage will include Super Wednesday double headers, Tuesday and Thursday games presented by Quicken Loans and more than 20 games on Saturdays and Sundays.

BTN rounds out the year by televising 10 Big Ten Tournament games, including a pair of opening-round games on Wednesday, Feb. 28, followed by four first-round games on Thursday, March 1 and four second-round games on Friday, March 2.

The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2018 and Big Ten Basketball & Beyond will return in January, along with the BTN Tip Off Show presented by Auto-Owners Insurance.

2017-18 Conference Schedule:

Date Visiting Team Home Team Site Time (ET)
December 1, 2017 Purdue at Maryland College Park, MD 7:00 PM
December 1, 2017 Illinois at Northwestern Rosemont, IL 9:00 PM
December 2, 2017 Penn State at Iowa Iowa City, IA 5:00 PM
December 3, 2017 Northwestern at Purdue West Lafayette, IN 4:00 PM
December 3, 2017 Rutgers at Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 6:00 PM
December 3, 2017 Maryland at Illinois Champaign, IL 8:00 PM
December 4, 2017 Iowa at Indiana Bloomington, IN 8:00 PM
December 5, 2017 Michigan State at Rutgers Piscataway, NJ 7:00 PM
December 5, 2017 Minnesota at Nebraska Lincoln, NE 9:00 PM
January 2, 2018 Penn State at Maryland College Park, MD 7:00 PM
January 2, 2018 Nebraska at Northwestern Rosemont, IL 9:00 PM
January 3, 2018 Rutgers at Purdue West Lafayette, IN 7:00 PM
January 3, 2018 Illinois at Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 9:00 PM
January 6, 2018 Illinois at Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 12:00 PM
January 6, 2018 Nebraska at Purdue West Lafayette, IN 2:15 PM
January 9, 2018 Wisconsin at Nebraska Lincoln, NE 8:30 PM
January 9, 2018 Penn State at Indiana Bloomington, IN 6:30 PM
January 10, 2018 Rutgers at Michigan State East Lansing, MI 7:00 PM
January 10, 2018 Minnesota at Northwestern Rosemont, IL 9:00 PM
January 12, 2018 Nebraska at Penn State University Park, PA 7:00 PM
January 14, 2018 Ohio State at Rutgers Piscataway, NJ 7:00 PM
January 15, 2018 Minnesota at Penn State University Park, PA 7:00 PM
January 15, 2018 Illinois at Nebraska Lincoln, NE 9:00 PM
January 17, 2018 Iowa at Rutgers Piscataway, NJ 7:00 PM
January 17, 2018 Ohio State at Northwestern Rosemont, IL 9:00 PM
January 18, 2018 Michigan at Nebraska Lincoln, NE 9:00 PM
January 20, 2018 Ohio State vs. Minnesota New York, NY 12:00 PM
January 20, 2018 Penn State at Northwestern Rosemont, IL 2:00 PM
January 21, 2018 Rutgers at Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 12:00 PM
January 22, 2018 Nebraska at Ohio State Columbus, OH 8:00 PM
January 23, 2018 Northwestern at Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 9:00 PM
January 24, 2018 Nebraska at Rutgers Piscataway, NJ 7:00 PM
January 24, 2018 Indiana at Illinois Champaign, IL 9:00 PM
January 25, 2018 Penn State at Ohio State Columbus, OH 8:00 PM
January 27, 2018 Rutgers at Penn State University Park, PA 4:00 PM
January 27, 2018 Iowa at Nebraska Lincoln, NE 8:00 PM
January 29, 2018 Nebraska at Wisconsin Madison, WI 9:00 PM
January 30, 2018 Rutgers at Illinois Champaign, IL 7:00 PM
January 30, 2018 Minnesota at Iowa Iowa City, IA 9:00 PM
January 31, 2018 Penn State at Michigan State East Lansing, MI 6:30 PM
January 31, 2018 Maryland at Purdue West Lafayette, IN 8:30 PM
February 3, 2018 Purdue at Rutgers Piscataway, NJ 4:00 PM
February 3, 2018 Iowa at Penn State University Park, PA 6 or 8 PM
February 5, 2018 Indiana at Rutgers Piscataway, NJ 7:00 PM
February 6, 2018 Michigan at Northwestern Rosemont, IL 7:00 PM
February 6, 2018 Nebraska at Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 9:00 PM
February 7, 2018 Maryland at Penn State University Park, PA 6:30 PM
February 7, 2018 Ohio State at Purdue West Lafayette, IN 8:30 PM
February 8, 2018 Wisconsin at Illinois Champaign, IL 9:00 PM
February 10, 2018 Rutgers at Nebraska Lincoln, NE 4:00 PM
February 10, 2018 Iowa at Ohio State Columbus, OH 6 or 8 PM
February 11, 2018 Penn State at Illinois Champaign, IL 7:00 PM
February 13, 2018 Maryland at Nebraska Lincoln, NE 7:00 PM
February 13, 2018 Northwestern at Rutgers Piscataway, NJ 9:00 PM
February 14, 2018 Iowa at Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 6:30 PM
February 14, 2018 Illinois at Indiana Bloomington, IN 8:30 PM
February 15, 2018 Ohio State at Penn State University Park, PA 8:00 PM
February 17, 2018 Rutgers at Maryland College Park, MD 8:00 PM
February 18, 2018 Nebraska at Illinois Champaign, IL 3:30 PM
February 18, 2018 Penn State at Purdue West Lafayette, IN 8:00 PM
February 20, 2018 Rutgers at Ohio State Columbus, OH 7:00 PM
February 20, 2018 Indiana at Nebraska Lincoln, NE 9:00 PM
February 21, 2018 Michigan at Penn State University Park, PA 7:00 PM
February 21, 2018 Iowa at Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 9:00 PM
February 25, 2018 Illinois at Rutgers Piscataway, NJ 3:00 PM
February 25, 2018 Penn State at Nebraska Lincoln, NE 5:15 PM
February 25, 2018 Northwestern at Iowa Iowa City, IA 7:30 PM
February 28, 2018 Big Ten Tournament First Round at Big Ten Tournament New York City TBD
February 28, 2018 Big Ten Tournament First Round at Big Ten Tournament New York City TBD
March 1, 2018 Big Ten Tournament Second Round at Big Ten Tournament New York City Noon
March 1, 2018 Big Ten Tournament Second Round at Big Ten Tournament New York City 2:30 PM
March 1, 2018 Big Ten Tournament Second Round at Big Ten Tournament New York City 6:30 PM
March 1, 2018 Big Ten Tournament Second Round at Big Ten Tournament New York City 9:00 PM
March 2, 2018 Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinal at Big Ten Tournament New York City Noon
March 2, 2018 Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinal at Big Ten Tournament New York City 2:30 PM
March 2, 2018 Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinal at Big Ten Tournament New York City 6:30 PM
March 2, 2018 Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinal at Big Ten Tournament New York City 9:00 PM
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