7 Hawkeye Duals Tabbed for BTN Coverage

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Big Ten Network announced Thursday that seven University of Iowa wrestling duals have been tabbed for national television coverage in 2019-20.
Home duals against Wisconsin (Dec. 1), Nebraska (Jan. 18), Ohio State (Jan. 24), Penn State (Jan. 31), Minnesota (Feb. 15), and Oklahoma State (Feb. 23) will air live on BTN, as will the Hawkeyes’ road dual at Michigan (Feb. 8). 

The finals of the Big Ten Championships (March 8) are also televised on BTN. All televised matches and The B1G Story can be streamed exclusively on the FOX Sports app.

THE B1G STORY: ALEX AND ELI: Following Iowa’s dual against Wisconsin, BTN will debut a new wrestling-centric episode of The B1G Story, a documentary-style program produced by the Emmy-nominated BTN Originals team. At 9 p.m., The B1G Story: Alex & Eli will explore the friendship and bond of Iowa All-American Alex Marinelli and former Wisconsin wrestler, Eli Stickley.

 SCHEDULE NOTE: Iowa’s home dual against Minnesota will begin at 8:30 p.m. (CT). It was originally schedule for 8 p.m.
SEASON TICKETS: Season tickets for the 2019-20 season are available for purchase online at hawkeyesports.com and over the phone at 1-800-IA-HAWKS. Season tickets are $85 for public and $73 for faculty/staff.

BTN RECORDING SETTING COVERAGE: BTN coverage has increased 40 percent from last season. Additionally, BTN+ will carry nearly 100 matches, also a new record-high. A portion of those streamed events will be televised on delay on BTN as part of the Student U initiative.
2019 BTN/FOX Sports App Wrestling Schedule (ET)

Day Date Visiting Team Home Team Time (ET)
Sunday November 17, 2019 Virginia Tech at Ohio State 12:00 PM
Sunday December 1, 2019 Wisconsin at Iowa 8:00 PM
Sunday January 5, 2020 Oregon State at Michigan 4:00 PM
Friday January 10, 2020 Wisconsin at Minnesota 9:00 PM
Friday January 17, 2020 Ohio State at Wisconsin 9:00 PM
Saturday January 18, 2020 Indiana at Northwestern 2:30 PM
Saturday January 18, 2020 Nebraska at Iowa 9:00 PM
Sunday January 19, 2020 Maryland at Michigan State 3:00 PM
Friday January 24, 2020 Penn State at Nebraska 7:00 PM
Friday January 24, 2020 Ohio State at Iowa 9:00 PM
Sunday January 26, 2020 Ohio State at Minnesota 8:30 PM
Friday January 31, 2020 Penn State at Iowa 9:00 PM
Saturday February 1, 2020 Rutgers* vs. Michigan* 1:00 PM
Friday February 7, 2020 Penn State at Wisconsin 9:00 PM
Saturday February 8, 2020 Iowa at Michigan 8:00 PM
Sunday February 9, 2020 Penn State at Minnesota 2:00 PM
Friday February 14, 2020 Michigan at Nebraska 9:00 PM
Saturday February 15, 2020 Ohio State at Penn State 7:30 PM
Saturday February 15, 2020 Minnesota at Iowa 9:30 PM
Sunday February 16, 2020 Purdue at Illinois 2:00 PM
Sunday February 16, 2020 Michigan at Wisconsin 4:00 PM
Thursday February 20, 2020 Northern Iowa at Wisconsin 9:00 PM
Sunday February 23, 2020 Oklahoma State at Iowa 8:00 PM
Sunday March 8, 2020 B1G Championships at Rutgers 3:30 PM

*Match at Madison Square Garden