Aug. 29, 2007
Bloomington, Indiana -
Indiana University fans who have DIRECTV will get their fill of Bloomington this weekend as the campus will be featured prominently on the Big Ten Network Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Big Ten Network, which officially launches on Thursday, can be seen on Channel 220. On Friday night, the first ever Friday Night Tailgate will originate from Memorial Stadium beginning at 8 p.m.
On Saturday, Big Ten Football Saturday kicks off at 11 a.m. from Bloomington and returns at 6:30 p.m. prior to the Hoosiers 8 p.m. contest with Indiana State which will air on Channel 218.
This Sunday, IU's eighth ranked men's soccer team will take on top ranked UCLA at 2 p.m. in the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic on Channel 220 in the first ever men's soccer match on the network.
DIRECTV ANNOUNCES OVERFLOW CHANNELS FOR THIS SATURDAY
DIRECTV subscribers to the Choice programming package and above will receive all six football games televised by Big Ten Network this coming Saturday. Channel assignments are as follows:
12:00 p.m. EDT
Appalachian State at Michigan (Ch. 220 - Primary Game)
Youngstown State at Ohio State (Ch. 218 - Overflow Game)
Northeastern at Northwestern (Ch. 219 - Overflow Game)
Florida International at Penn State (Ch. 221 - Overflow Game)
8:00 p.m. EDT
Bowling Green at Minnesota (Ch. 220 - Primary Game)
Indiana State at Indiana (Ch. 218 - Overflow Game)
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