The Big Ten added to the list of nationally televised prime time games they will have this season with the announcement that the Michigan State-Nebraska game on Oct. 4 will be broadcast at 8 p.m. game on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2.
Both Michigan State and Nebraska were big audience draws last season, and it’s certain that the networks don’t want to pass up any opportunity to get something golden from Nebraska coach Bo Pelini in what will be an important conference matchup.
The ABC/ESPN network now has six B1G games scheduled for prime time viewing:
Saturday, Sept. 6 — Virginia Tech at Ohio State, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday, Sept. 20 — Miami (Fla.) at Nebraska, 8 p.m. (ABC, ESPN or ESPN2) Nebraska football tickets
Saturday, Oct. 4 — Nebraska at Michigan State, 8 p.m. (ABC, ESPN or ESPN2)
Saturday, Oct. 11 — Penn State at Michigan, 7 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)
Saturday, Oct. 25 — Ohio State at Penn State, 8 p.m. (ABC, ESPN or ESPN2)
Saturday, Nov. 1 — Illinois at Ohio State, 8 p.m. (ABC, ESPN or ESPN2)