The Nebraska wrestling team will appear on the Big Ten Network twice during the 2013-14 season, while making seven appearances on the Big Ten Digital Network.
The Huskers’ first BTN coverage will occur on Saturday, Jan. 18 against Iowa at the Devaney Center at 4:30 p.m. CT. The Hawkeyes are coming off a fourth-place finish at the 2013 NCAA Championships as Nebraska looks to avenge last year’s loss in Iowa City, Iowa.
Nebraska will also be on BTN for its road dual in Champaign, Ill., against Illinois on Saturday, Feb. 1. The matchup starts at 4 p.m. Last season the Huskers won 18-15 in thrilling fashion at NU Coliseum to tie up the all-time series 3-3-0.
The first of Nebraska’s BTDN appearances is Friday, Jan. 3 against Wyoming. The dual starts at 7 p.m., at the Devaney Center. The Huskers’ other nonconference dual on BTDN is the Jan. 11 home matchup against Penn. The start time will be announced at a later date.
NU’s first of five inner-conference BTDN appearances is Friday, Jan. 10 as the Huskers host Indiana at 7 p.m. The Huskers’ home dual against Michigan on Friday, Feb. 7 will also be on BTDN, starting at 7 p.m.
Road appearances on BTDN include matchups with Ohio State (Jan. 24 at 6 p.m.), Purdue (Jan. 26 at noon) and Wisconsin (Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.).
The Big Ten also announced times and coverage for the Big Ten Championships, March 8-9, in Madison, Wis. Session I on March 8 starts at 10 a.m., with a stream on BTDN. Session II on the same day begins at 5 p.m., on BTDN. Sunday’s Session III commences at 11 a.m., with the third-place matches slated for 1 p.m., on BTDN. BTN will broadcast the first-place matches at 1 p.m., on Sunday.
The Huskers’ updated schedule can be found at http://www.huskers.com/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=100&SPID=28&SPSID=58. Any changes during the season can be found on Huskers.com.
The Huskers begin their 2013-14 campaign on Sunday at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open in Brookings, S.D., at 9 a.m. Nebraska’s Wrestle-Offs are set for Friday, Nov. 8, at the Devaney Center at 6 p.m.