PARK RIDGE, Ill.
-- The Big Ten Conference Office announced today (Sept. 15) the time and television selection for the University of Michigan football team's conference opener against Wisconsin next Saturday, Sept. 27, at Michigan Stadium. The Wolverines will kick off their 103rd season of Big Ten action in a regionally-televised game against the Badgers at 3:30 p.m. EDT on ABC. The game will also be broadcast on ESPN in markets outside the ABC regional television audience.
Michigan and Wisconsin will face each other for the 62nd time in series history. U-M leads the all-time series by a 48-12-1 margin and has compiled a 26-6 record against UW at home.
This will be the 19th time that the Badgers and Wolverines meet in the conference opener, the most for Michigan against any Big Ten opponent. U-M has compiled a 16-2 record in the previous 18 matchups.
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