Big Ten Expands Thursday Media Day Coverage

Oct. 26, 2011

PARK RIDGE, Ill. – The conference office announced that Big Ten Basketball Media Day, held Thursday, Oct. 27, in Rosemont, Ill., will feature several coverage enhancements this year. For the first time in the history of the event, all 24 men’s and women’s coaches press conference will be streamed live on

Live streaming video of the press conference begins at 8 a.m. CT/9 a.m. ET and is available for free through the Big Ten Digital Network. Visit for more information.

Iowa’s Lisa Bluder is scheduled for 8:50-9 a.m., while Fran McCaffery is slated for 9:30-9:40 a.m. (CT).

Fans can also follow @B1GMBBall and @B1GWBBall on Twitter throughout the day for highlights of the event and are encouraged to use the hash tag #B1GMD to join the conversation.

Transcripts of each coach’s press conference will be posted on later that day.

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