Iowa-Purdue football on BTN alternate channels

Nov. 14, 2008

Complete Ferentz media conference transcript

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Saturday’s Big Ten Conference football game between the University of Iowa and Purdue has been assigned an alternate channel by the Big Ten Network’s affiliates.

Coverage begins at 11 a.m. from Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City. For fans of the Hawkeyes with DirecTV, the game will be broadcast on channel 609 (both SD and HD). The Dish Network will show the game on channels 5440 (SD) and 9501 (HD).

For those viewing on Mediacom or another cable television system, access the Big Ten Network GameFinder tool located at the lower right of this page.

Iowa enters the game 6-4 overall, 3-3 in conference play. Purdue is 3-7, 1-5. The Hawkeyes have won four of the last six meetings and the last five played in Iowa City.