Nebraska “School Days” on BTN Set for Wednesday
The Big Ten Network will air a full day of Nebraska programming on Wednesday as part of its "School Days" series. It will be the first of three times this summer that Nebraska will be featured on "School Days."
Wednesday's programming will feature three different episodes of the Big Ten's Greatest Games as well as replays of the 2012 Big Ten Track and Field Championships and Women's Gymnastics Championships. In addition, Big Ten Icons: Tom Osborne will be featured as well as one Husker basketball win, looking back at Nebraska's first year as a member of the Big Ten Conference.
Coverage of "School Days" begins at 7:30 a.m. (Central Time) as BTN will air Nebraska's 31-17 victory over Missouri during the 2010 season. Then-senior Roy Helu Jr. set a school record with 307 rushing yards against the Tigers, giving Head Coach Bo Pelini his first win over a top-10 team.
At 9:30 a.m., the 2012 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships will air. The Nebraska women produced three individual champions during the two-day meet en route to its first Big Ten title. The men finished third, falling five points short of Indiana's winning score.
The 2012 Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships will be featured at 12:30 p.m. The Huskers took home the title with a 197.100 score and were led by Emily Wong, who won the all-around Big Ten crown. Following gymnastics, the Nebraska football team's thrilling come-from-behind victory over Ohio State in 2011 will be shown at 2:30 p.m. The Huskers, who trailed 27-6 in the third quarter, produced the biggest comeback in school history with their 34-27 victory over the Buckeyes.
N'Side Nebraska Athletics is set for 4:30 p.m., before Nebraska basketball's 2012 upset win over No. 11 Indiana airs at 5 p.m. The Huskers overcame a 13-point second half deficit to win 70-69.
At 7 p.m., BTN will feature the 1995 Orange Bowl, where Nebraska defeated Miami, 24-17 to give Coach Tom Osborne his first national title. At 9 p.m., the Huskers' 42-17 victory over Tennessee in the 1998 Orange Bowl will air. Led by running back Ahman Green, the Husker football team gave Osborne his third national title in his final game as head coach. Osborne will be featured at 11 p.m., as part of Big Ten Icons.
The Nebraska edition of "School Days" will also air on July 5 and July 30.