The Big Ten on Thursday announced starting times for five Gophers home games for the 2018 season.

Minnesota will open its season Thursday, Aug. 30, against New Mexico State at 6 p.m. on BTN. On Sept. 8, the Gophers play host to Fresno State at 6:30 p.m. on FS1. The nonconference schedule concludes with a 2:30 p.m. home game against Miami (Ohio) on BTN.

The Oct. 6 homecoming game against Iowa will be at 2:30 or 3 p.m., with TV to be determined. On Friday, Oct. 26, the Gophers play host to Indiana at 7 p.m. on FS1.

The times and TV for Minnesota’s other two home games – Nov. 10 vs. Purdue and Nov. 17 vs. Northwestern – will be announced later, as will the times for the Gophers’ five road games.

The 2018 schedule

Aug. 30 vs. New Mexico State, 6 pm, BTN

Sept. 8 vs. Fresno State, 6:30 pm, FS1

Sept. 15 vs. Miami (Ohio), 2:30 pm, BTN

Sept. 22 at Maryland, time, TV TBD

Oct. 6 vs. Iowa (homecoming), 2:30 or 3 pm, TV TBD

Oct. 13 at Ohio State, time, TV TBD

Oct. 20 at Nebraska, time, TV TBD

Oct. 26 vs. Indiana (Friday), 7 p.m., FS1

Nov. 3 at Illinois, time, TV TBD

Nov. 10 vs. Purdue, time, TV TBD

Nov. 17 vs. Northwestern, time, TV TBD

Nov. 24 at Wisconsin, time, TV TBD

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