BTN Communications, October 9, 2023
Following the release of the complete men's and women's Big Ten basketball schedules, the Big Ten Network today announced its on-air talent and programming lineup for the 2023-24 season. Plans for the season include an array of experienced broadcasters and analysts, new original programming and nearly 400 men's and women's games airing on BTN, the FOX Sports app and B1G+.
Men's play-by-play announcers Kevin Kugler, Brandon Gaudin, Cory Provus, Jeff Levering, Jason Horowitz, Connor Onion, Dave Revsine and Jason Ross Jr. will be on the call this season for BTN.
They accompany an experienced lineup of analysts which includes Robbie Hummel, Stephen Bardo, Bruce Weber, newcomer and 11-year NBA veteran LaPhonso Ellis and Shon Morris.
In studio, hosts Revsine, Rick Pizzo and Mike Hall will be joined by Andy Katz, John Beilein, Rapheal Davis, Trent Meacham, Mike DeCourcy, Hummel and Weber.
Play-by-plav voices for women's basketball include Sloane Martin, Kylen Mills, Matt Schumacker and Hall.
Joining BTN this year as a women's basketball analyst is Shimmy Gray-Miller, three-time letter winner at Michigan with more than two decades of experience in coaching. Gray-Miller will join Christy Winters-Scott, and Meghan McKeown as featured game analysts. Justine Ward will host women's basketball studio programming, alongside Autumn Johnson and Gray-Miller.
Surrounding the nearly 400 games on BTN, the FOX Sports app and B1G+, including Wednesday doubleheaders, will be an expansive lineup of studio and original programming including:
- B1G Basketball and Beyond - Airing Sunday nights and covering the latest Big Ten Basketball news with highlights and analysis
- The Journey: Big Ten Basketball - On Wednesday nights beginning in January, the Emmy-nominated Journey returns for its 15th season and takes viewers behind the scenes with compelling stories from an assortment Big Ten basketball personalities
- On The Court is the Big Ten Network's sport-specific, multi-platform franchise taking fans behind-the-scenes of Big Ten women's basketball.
- Basketball in 60 - 60-minute cutdowns of the top men's and women's basketball games will air weekly throughout the season
- Women's Sports Report - A 30-minute studio show highlighting the results and storylines across the Big Ten landscape, including women's basketball
- The B1G Trip: Iowa Women's Basketball in Europe - The first of three episodes covering the Iowa women's basketball team and their summer trip to Italy and Croatia debuts on Oct. 16
- The B1G Moment: Madness at Carver Hawkeye Arena - Back-to-back iconic performances last season as the Iowa men's team overcame a double-digit deficit to Michigan State and the women's team hit a buzzer-beater to top Indiana on senior day
- The B1G Story: Kissing The Floor - Highlights the tradition of Michigan State players kissing the floor at the Breslin Center on senior day
Digital Coverage of Big Ten Basketball
- B1G+: For access to men's and women's games streamed exclusively on B1G+, next day on-demand archives and the Big Ten Network's library of previous season classics and originally programming, fans can subscribe here. Monthly school passes are $9.95 per month, while a full-season basketball pass (men's and women's) is $54.99 for the entire year.
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