BTN Communications, February 2, 2022
Monday's overtime thriller between No. 21 Iowa and No. 23 Ohio State averaged 164,000 viewers, making it the most-watched regular season women's basketball game in Big Ten Network history. The game ranks second only to a 2017 Big Ten Tournament game between Maryland and Michigan State (198,000 viewers).
For the season, women's basketball coverage on the Big Ten Network is up +59% over the 2020-21 season and +14% over the 2019-20 season.
BTN's women's basketball coverage continues this week with four more games, including a Sunday matchup between No. 6 Michigan and No. 21 Iowa featuring Naz Hillmon and Caitlin Clark. This week's remaining television schedule is below and all games can be streamed live on the FOX Sports app.
Television Schedule (all times ET)
|Thursday||Feb. 3||No. 17 Maryland||At||Michigan State||6:00 PM|
|Thursday||Feb. 3||Penn State||At||Nebraska||8:00 PM|
|Sunday||Feb. 6||Illinois||At||Wisconsin||2:00 PM|
|Sunday||Feb. 6||No. 21 Iowa||At||No. 6 Michigan||6:30 PM|