Big Ten Network Announces 2020 Men’s Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

Big Ten Network Announces 2020 Men’s Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

Over 40 non-conference games scheduled to air in November and December


CHICAGO, Ill. – The Big Ten Network today announced its 2020 non-conference television schedule for Big Ten men’s basketball, featuring over 40 games throughout the next three weeks.


The schedule opens tomorrow at noon ET with six consecutive games, 12 hours of action and four teams ranked inside the AP Top 25 when Nebraska, No. 8 Illinois, No. 5 Iowa, No. 13 Michigan State, Indiana and No. 7 Wisconsin make their season debuts. Additional non-conference highlights include Notre Dame at No. 13 Michigan State, Iowa State at No. 5 Iowa, Nebraska at No. 11 Creighton and Seton Hall at Penn State.


Bringing the sights and sounds of Big Ten Basketball to life will be the veteran play-by-play voices of Kevin Kugler, Brandon Gaudin, Dave Revsine, Lisa Byington, Mike Hall, Jeff Levering and Chris Vosters. A versatile lineup of analysts will accompany that group, including John Beilein, Robbie Hummel, Stephen Bardo, Mike DeCourcy, Andy Katz, Len Elmore, Shon Morris, Christy Winters-Scott and others.


All basketball programming can be streamed via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on the Fox Sports app.


Scheduling notes: Games on Saturday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 12, will be set following the confirmation of that same date’s corresponding Big Ten football games. The Big Ten Network’s men’s and women’s conference basketball schedules will be unveiled at a later date.


2020-21 Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Television Schedule:


Date Visiting Team   Home Team TV Time (ET)
November 25, 2020 McNeese State at Nebraska BTN 12:00 PM
November 25, 2020 North Carolina A&T at Illinois BTN 2:00 PM
November 25, 2020 North Carolina Central at Iowa BTN 4:00 PM
November 25, 2020 Eastern Michigan at Michigan State BTN 6:00 PM
November 25, 2020 Tennessee Tech at Indiana BTN 8:00 PM
November 25, 2020 Eastern Illinois at Wisconsin BTN 10:00 PM
November 26, 2020 Chicago State at Illinois BTN 12:00 PM
November 26, 2020 Nevada at Nebraska BTN 2:00 PM
November 27, 2020 Ohio at Illinois BTN 1:00 PM
November 27, 2020 Navy at Maryland BTN 3:00 PM
November 27, 2020 Southern at Iowa BTN 5:00 PM
November 27, 2020 Fairleigh Dickinson at Rutgers BTN 7:00 PM
November 27, 2020 Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Wisconsin BTN 9:00 PM
November 28, 2020 North Dakota State at Nebraska BTN 12:00 PM
November 28, 2020 Loyola Marymount at Minnesota BTN 6:00 PM
November 28, 2020 Notre Dame at Michigan State BTN 8:00 PM
November 29, 2020 UMass-Lowell at Ohio State BTN 12:00 PM
November 29, 2020 Mount St. Mary’s at Maryland BTN 2:00 PM
November 29, 2020 Hofstra at Rutgers BTN 4:00 PM
November 29, 2020 Oakland at Michigan BTN 6:00 PM
November 30, 2020 North Dakota State at Minnesota BTN 8:00 PM
December 1, 2020 Oakland at Purdue BTN 3:00 PM
December 1, 2020 Green Bay at Wisconsin BTN 5:00 PM
December 1, 2020 Monmouth at Maryland BTN 7:00 PM
December 1, 2020 South Dakota at Nebraska BTN 9:00 PM
December 2, 2020 Morehead State at Ohio State BTN 5:00 PM
December 2, 2020 Ball State at Michigan BTN 7:00 PM
December 2, 2020 Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Northwestern BTN 9:00 PM
December 3, 2020 Western Illinois at Iowa BTN 8:00 PM
December 4, 2020 George Mason at Maryland BTN 3:00 PM
December 4, 2020 Detroit at Michigan State BTN 5:00 PM
December 4, 2020 Valparaiso at Purdue BTN 7:00 PM
December 4, 2020 North Dakota at Minnesota BTN 9:00 PM
December 5, 2020 TBD at Illinois BTN or BTN+ TBD
December 5, 2020 Chicago State at Northwestern BTN or BTN+ TBD
December 5, 2020 Alabama A&M at Ohio State BTN or BTN+ TBD
December 6, 2020 Florida A&M at Nebraska BTN 2:00 PM
December 6, 2020 UCF at Michigan BTN 4:00 PM
December 6, 2020 Western Michigan at Michigan State BTN 6:00 PM
December 6, 2020 Seton Hall at Penn State BTN 8:00 PM
December 11, 2020 Nebraska at Creighton BTN 7:00 PM
December 11, 2020 Iowa State at Iowa BTN 9:00 PM
December 12, 2020 Indiana State at Purdue BTN or BTN+ TBD
December 12, 2020 TBD at Wisconsin BTN or BTN+ TBD
December 13, 2020 North Alabama at Indiana BTN TBD
December 13, 2020 Cleveland State at Ohio State BTN TBD
December 13, 2020 Penn State at Michigan BTN TBD
December 14, 2020 Rutgers at Maryland BTN TBD
December 16, 2020 Northern Iowa at Wisconsin BTN TBD
Dec. 21 or 22, 2020 La Salle at Maryland BTN TBD


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