B1G announces multiple Friday games during 2020 season
If you’re a fan of Friday night football, then the B1G is going to give you plenty of what you love during the 2020 season.
On Monday, the B1G released the Week 1 schedule for the 2020 season, as well as a handful of future kickoff times throughout the season. Most of those times included Friday night kickoffs, of which there will be five during the course of the year.
Friday night contests start immediately in Week 1, as Illinois will take on Wisconsin on Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. ET. Other Friday night games this season include:
- Oct. 30: Minnesota vs. Maryland — 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
- Nov. 13: Iowa vs. Minnesota — 7 p.m. (FS1)
- Nov. 20: Purdue vs. Minnesota — TBD (BTN)
- Nov. 27: Nebraska vs. Iowa — TBD (FOX/FS1)
Start times and television designations for games during the first week of the 2020 Big Ten football season were announced this morning, along with other select games later in the season. pic.twitter.com/Ho2eaVylXy
— Big Ten Football (@B1Gfootball) October 12, 2020
The B1G has played numerous games on Friday nights over the last few years, but this will be one season where it’s more prominent than most. On several weekends, we’ll get two days of B1G football.