Sean Merriman, web editor, October 23, 2015


Bill Cubit has Illinois playing well this season, outscoring their opponents 171-118 through six games. The team is off to an impressive 4-2 start with Wisconsin coming to town this weekend.

So, what does Cubit do to get his players fired up before a big conference game? Now you have the chance to find out!

Thanks to our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go or via our YouTube page, Big Ten fans will get an early live look at both Illinois and Wisconsin coaches and players before Saturday?s game at 3:30 p.m. ET on BTN. This Field Pass link is also the same link you can use to watch the game live on BTN2Go. The YouTube stream will expire before the game and will only show the pregame activities.

Here's how you can take in all the pregame action.

One hour before noon kickoff (or at 2:30 p.m. ET) log onto or launch the BTN2Go app on your mobile device to access our Field Pass camera. You will get the chance to see on-field drills, as well as Bill Cubit and Paul Chryst talk with their team before kickoff. You can access the free BTN2Go app for iOs and Android. BTN2Go is now also available on Roku and Google Chromecast.

Make sure to follow our Wisconsin and Illinois school accounts, @WisconsinOnBTN and @IllinoisOnBTN, on Twitter as we?ll be tweeting out video of the teams going their drills on the field. If you?re at home, dial it up via If you?re away from your computer or even at the game, use the free BTN2Go app.

While you?re waiting for the much-anticipated Big Ten West matchup to get underway, check out some of our top stories leading up to the Illinois vs. Wisconsin game.