TV announced for Husker Hoops conference schedule
Nebraska will make a minimum of 18 appearances on BTN in Big Ten play, beginning with the matchup against Michigan on Christmas Day.
LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska Athletics) — The Big Ten Conference and its television partners announced television designation for the 2020-21 men’s basketball season Wednesday afternoon.
Nebraska will make a minimum of 18 appearances on BTN in Big Ten play, beginning with the matchup against Michigan on Christmas Day. Tipoff between the Huskers and Wolverines is set for 5 p.m. and is the first of two Christmas games on BTN that day.
Nebraska’s only Big Ten games without a specific television designation are the two games with Wisconsin. NU’s Big Ten opener in Madison on Dec. 21, will be set at a later date, while the Feb. 12 rematch in Lincoln will be carried by either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.
The Big Ten also announced the start time for Nebraska’s matchup with Ohio State on Wed., Dec. 30. That game will tip off at 5:30 p.m. (central).
Including non-conference games, the Huskers will make a minimum of 24 appearances on BTN during the 2020-21 regular season, while the Dec. 9 game against Georgia Tech in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge will be carried on ESPNU. All 27 of the Huskers’ scheduled games this season will be carried nationally.
Additional start times will be announced by the Big Ten Conference at a later date, and all announced times and dates are subject to change.
Big Ten TV Designations and Start Times
Date Opponent Television Time
Mon., Dec. 21 at Wisconsin TBA TBA
Fri., Dec. 25 Michigan BTN 5 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 30 at Ohio State BTN 5:30 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 2 Michigan State BTN TBA
Tues., Jan. 5 at Purdue BTN TBA
Sun., Jan. 10 Indiana BTN TBA
Wed., Jan. 13 Illinois BTN TBA
Sat., Jan. 16 at Maryland BTN TBA
Wed., Jan. 20 Minnesota BTN TBA
Sun., Jan. 24 at Iowa BTN TBA
Sat., Jan. 30 Penn State BTN TBA
Wed., Feb. 3 at Michigan State BTN TBA
Mon., Feb. 8 at Minnesota BTN TBA
Thurs., Feb. 11 Wisconsin ESPN/2/U TBA
Sun., Feb. 14 at Penn State BTN TBA
Wed., Feb. 17 Maryland BTN TBA
Sat., Feb. 20 Purdue BTN TBA
Wed., Feb. 24 at Illinois BTN TBA
Sun., Feb. 28 Rutgers BTN TBA
Sun., March 7 at Northwestern BTN TBA
All times listed are Central; Home games in Red; All dates/times are subject to change