March 12, 2008
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IOWA CITY – The Big Ten Network will provide live national television coverage of three games from the 2008 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament this weekend at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis including Thursday’s tournament opener between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Michigan Wolverines.
That game will tip shortly after 11 a.m. (Iowa time) with Wayne Larrivee and former Northwestern standout Shon Morris calling the action. Iowa is the tournament’s No. 8 seed while Michigan was pegged at No. 9. The teams split their two regular season games with each winning on the opponent’s home floor.
The Big Ten Network will have exclusive coverage of both Friday night quarterfinals involving Purdue against the winner of Penn State-Illinois and Indiana against the winner of Minnesota-Northwestern. The pre-game show on Friday begins at 5 p.m. (Iowa time).
Fans of the Iowa Hawkeyes and Big Ten Conference basketball seeking bonus coverage can click HERE for live streams of all 11 post-game press conferences directly from Conseco Fieldhouse.
As always, the Network will go well beyond the games with news, press conferences, highlights, and in-depth analysis.
The Big Ten Network will have a live studio presence in Indianapolis during the tournament, with Dave Revsine, legendary former Purdue head coach Gene Keady and Ohio State’s former two-time Big Ten Player of the Year Jim Jackson on-location.
Before the games tip-off on Thursday and Friday, the Big Ten Network will air a 30-minute pre-game show to discuss the hottest storylines and get viewers ready for that day’s action. During Big Ten Network games, the studio team returns with halftime analysis. At the end of each day, coverage continues with Big Ten Tonight, featuring post-game reaction and analysis from Indianapolis and analysis from the studios in Chicago.
Fans seeking bonus coverage can click HERE for live streams of all 11 post-game press conferences directly from Conseco Fieldhouse.
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