Oct. 2, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan men's basketball team will play seven Big Ten regular-season games on the Big Ten Network (BTN), it was announced today (Wednesday, Oct. 2) by the Big Ten Conference.
The Wolverines have a chance for an eighth game broadcast on BTN; U-M's game against Michigan State on Feb. 23 is a TV wildcard game. The game will either be broadcast on CBS at noon or on BTN at 6 p.m. The wildcard selection will come no later than Feb. 3.
Michigan opens conference play with a pair of BTN broadcasts -- at Minnesota on Jan. 2 and the Big Ten home opener against Northwestern on Jan. 5. The Wolverines will also be part of three BTN "Super Wednesday" doubleheaders -- against Iowa on Jan. 22 and Nebraska on Feb. 5 at Crisler Center and at Purdue on Feb. 26. The Maize and Blue rounds out its BTN schedule with home games against Penn State on Jan. 14 and Minnesota on March 1.
U-M, which began practicing Sept. 27, plays the first of its first of two exhibition games against Concordia on Oct. 29 before closing the preseason against Wayne State on Nov. 4. The regular season opens against UMass-Lowell on Nov. 8 when U-M celebrates its 2013 NCAA Final Four run with a pregame banner raising ceremony.
Additional Michigan Basketball Schedule Releases
ESPN, CBS to Air 11 Michigan Big Ten Games (8/28/2013)
Wolverines Announce 2013-14 Non-Conference Schedule (8/23/2013)
Michigan to Make Two Appearances on ESPN's Super Tuesday (8/19/2013)
Game Times, TV Announced for 2013 Big Ten/ACC Challenge (8/15/2013)
U-M Draws Long Beach State to Open Puerto Rico Tip-Off (7/16/2013)
Contact: Tom Wywrot (734) 763-4423