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Five conference tournaments on Big Ten Network in May

Posted by: Roman Augustoviz under Sports Updated: April 20, 2011 - 11:31 PM

The Big Ten Network is going to televise conference championship meets or tournaments in five sports next month. Most of the coverage will be on tape delay. Only baseball will be live.

Here is the schedule:

2011 Big Ten Network Spring Championships/Tournament Schedule:

Sport
Dates
Site
Air Date and Time
Defending Champion
(W) Tennis
April 28-May 1
Michigan
Saturday, 5/7 – 9 AM
Northwestern
 
(M) Tennis
 
April 28-May 1
 
Wisconsin
 
Saturday, 5/7 – 5 PM
 
Ohio State
 
 
(W) Rowing
May 15
Indianapolis
Saturday, 5/28 – 11 AM
Wisconsin
 
(W) Golf
 
April 22-24
 
Northwestern
 
Saturday, 5/14 – 11 AM
 
Purdue
 
(M/W) Track & Field
 
May 13-15
 
Iowa
 
Sunday, 5/22 – Noon
 
Minnesota (M)
Penn State (W)
 
(M) Golf
 
April 29-May 1
 
Purdue
 
Sunday, 5/22 – 11 AM
 
Illinois
 
Baseball
 
May 25-28
 
Columbus
 
Details Below
 
Minnesota

 
2011 Big Ten Baseball Tournament Schedule:

Game
Day
Date
Air Time (ET)
 
1
Wednesday
May 25
11 AM
 
 
2
 
Wednesday
 
May 25
 
2:30 PM
 
 
 
 
3
Thursday
May 26
11 AM 
 
 
4
 
Thursday
 
May 26
 
2:30 PM
 
 
5
Thursday
May 26
6 PM
 
 
 
6
Friday
May 27
11 AM 
 
 
7
Friday
May 27
2:30 PM
 
 
 
 
8 (Semifinal 1)
Friday
May 27
6 PM
 
 
9 (Semifinal 2)
 
Saturday
 
May 28
 
2:30 PM
 
 
10 (Championship)
 
Saturday
 
May 28
 
6 PM
 
11 (If necessary)
Sunday
May 29
 
11 AM 

 

 

Gophers fans might be particularly interested in the men's track and field meet. Minnesota will try to threepeat as champion there.

In baseball, the Gophers won the regular season and tournament titles a year ago. So Minnesota is the defending Big Ten tournament champion.

The Big Ten Network is available in more than 75 million homes across the United States and Canada, and currently has agreements with more than 300 affiliates, including AT&T U-Verse, Atlantic Broadband, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirecTV, DISH Network, Insight, Mediacom, Rogers Cable (Canada), Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct (Canada), Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS.

For updated information on the BTN, go to www.BigTenNetwork.com.

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