The Big Ten Network will televise six prime-time games this season, beginning on Sept. 13 with Penn State at Rutgers — the Scarlet Knights’ Big Ten opener. And that’s not the only prime-time slot Rutgers will have on the Big Ten Network in 2014: They’ll kick off a home game against Michigan at 7 EST on Oct. 4, too.
Fellow newcomer Maryland gets a prime-time Big Ten Network game, too, hosting defending conference champions Michigan State on Nov. 15.
The full Big Ten Network prime-time slate:
Sept. 13, 8 ET: Penn State at Rutgers
Sept. 26, 6 ET: Cincinnati at Ohio State
Sept. 26, 9 ET: Illinois at Nebraska
Oct. 4, 7 ET: Michigan at Rutgers
Oct. 18, 7:30 ET: Nebraska at Northwestern
Nov, 15, 8 ET: Michigan State at Rutgers