Gophers to play three times on ESPN/CBS in 2011-12
September 6, 2011 — 2:29pm
Finally, the Big Ten has announced its conference schedule. Well, part of it.
On Tuesday, the conference unveiled its nationally televised matchups on ESPN and CBS for the 2011-12 campaign.
Minnesota will appear on the networks (or their affiliates) three times during the conference slate: a Feb. 9 home matchup against Wisconsin, a Feb. 14 tilt against Ohio State at Williams Arena and another home game against Indiana Feb. 25 or 26, one of the CBS/ESPN wildcard games, according to the league's release.
The Big Ten expects to release its full conference schedule Wednesday, according to Valerie Todryk Krebs, conference spokesperson.
Marcus Fuller joined the Star Tribune in 2016 after 11 years covering Gophers sports – and just about every other team and league in town -- for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Before making the Twin Cities his home, Marcus spent two years in The Kansas City Star sports department. Marcus grew up in Hawaii and is a 2002 graduate of San Jose State. Follow Fuller on Twitter @Marcus_R_Fuller.