Big Ten releases kickoff times, broadcast schedule for Week 8
The Big Ten is heading into Week 7 and kickoff teams have been set for Week 8.
The Week 8 slate features 6 conference clashes, with 12 of the 14 teams in action. A ranked showdown and a couple of trophy rivalries highlight the Week 8 action.
One of the biggest conference games of the year leads the way on FOX’s “Big Noon Kickoff.” Penn State travels to Ohio State for a showdown of undefeated top-10 teams. OSU is currently No. 3 in the AP Top 25, while PSU is No. 6. The Buckeyes face Purdue in Week 7, while the Nittany Lions will host UMass.
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Floyd of Rosedale is on the line as Iowa hosts Minnesota at 3:30 p.m. ET on a network still to be determined. The Week 8 midday slot also features Northwestern at Nebraska and Wisconsin at Illinois.
NBC’s B1G Saturday Night will feature Michigan at Michigan State in primetime from Spartan Stadium. There will be plenty of attention on the teams’ rivalry hostility in the battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy after last season’s tunnel brawl at the Big House.
Here is the full schedule:
- Penn State at Ohio State – 12 p.m., FOX
- Rutgers at Illinois – 12 p.m., Big Ten Network
- Northwestern at Nebraska – 3:30 p.m., BTN
- Wisconsin at Illinois – 3:30 p.m.
- Minnesota at Iowa – 3:30 p.m.
- Michigan at Michigan State – 7:30 p.m., NBC
— Big Ten Football (@B1Gfootball) October 9, 2023