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.
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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

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