Hoosiers on BTN at 8 P.M. Tonight
Aug. 19, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana will be featured on the BTN this evening at 8 p.m. ET as a part of the network's Big Ten Football Preview Tour. Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith visited the Hoosiers practice on Aug. 14 and talked to head coach Kevin Wilson, assistant head coach Doug Mallory, co-offensive coordinator Rod Smith, wide receiver Damarlo Belcher and linebacker Leon Beckum.
The BTN crew is in the midst of a 3,000-mile excursion during a 15-day stretch that began Aug. 8. Additional football preview content from the tour is available at BTN.com, Facebook and YouTube. Fans can also virtually jump on the bus via Twitter by following @BigTenNetwork, @BTNDaveRevsine and @gerrydinardo from the road.
Revsine, DiNardo, Griffith and the BTN production crew are traveling across the conference's nine states in a customized, chartered bus. The bus is branded with new logos for BTN.com and BTN2Go, a live 24/7 multi-platform extension of BTN, launching this fall, that gives fans the ability to watch the network live wherever they are via the internet, mobile phone or tablet.
BTN's preseason football coverage continues with two, hour-long Big Ten Football Preview shows. The first show will highlight the Leaders Division on Tuesday, Aug. 23, followed by the Legends Division Preview Show on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Both shows will air at 7 p.m. ET with a second chance each night to watch at 10 p.m. ET.
About BTN: A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 800 events, all in HD, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. Events include football, men's and women's basketball games; dozens of Big Ten Championship events; studio shows; coaches' shows; and classic games. The network televises and streams more Olympic sporting events and women's sports than has ever been aired on any other network. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation's finest universities. The groundbreaking Student U initiative provides real-world experience for students interested in careers in sports television. The network is available to more than 80 million homes across the United States and Canada, and currently has agreements with more than 300 affiliates, including AT&T U-Verse, Atlantic Broadband, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirecTV, DISH Network, Insight, Mediacom, Rogers Cable (Canada), Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct (Canada), Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS. For updated information on BTN, go to www.BTN.com.
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