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Wednesday, November 8th, 2023
BIG TEN MEN’S BASKETBALL QUADRUPLEHEADER FEATURING NO. 15 TEXAS A&M VS. OHIO STATE AND NO. 9 TENNESSEE VS. WISCONSIN EXCLUSIVELY ON PEACOCK THIS FRIDAY, NOV. 10
Ohio State Hosts No. 15 Texas A&M at 7 p.m. ET, No. 9 Tennessee Visits Wisconsin at 9 p.m. ET; Plus UTSA vs. Minnesota at 7:30 p.m. ET and Alabama State vs. Iowa at 8 p.m. ET
NBC Sports’ Noah Eagle to Call Ohio State-Texas A&M Friday Night and B1G Saturday Night Ohio State-Michigan State Football Matchup Saturday Night from Columbus
B1G College Countdown Pregame Coverage Begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on Peacock
Peacock’s Exclusive Big Ten Men’s Basketball Schedule Features 30+ Games Streaming Live this Season
Eligible Students Can Sign-Up to Receive Special Peacock Student Discount Offer for $1.99/Month
Coverage on Friday begins with the B1G College Countdown pregame show at 6:30 p.m. ET on Peacock, featuring Jordan Cornette, Josh Pastner and Matt McCall .
7 p.m. ET: No. 15 Texas A&M vs. Ohio State
Ohio State, which advanced to the Big Ten tournament semifinals last year after going 13-18 in the regular-season, defeated Oakland, 79-73, in their season-opener on Monday. Senior forward Zed Key led the Buckeyes with 17 points and eight rebounds in the win.
AP-preseason No. 15 Texas A&M, which finished second in the SEC last season and earned a No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament, defeated Texas A&M-Commerce, 78-46, on Monday to begin the season 1-0.
Calling Texas A&M-Ohio State from The Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio, are NBC Sports’ Noah Eagle (play-by-play) alongside analyst Robbie Hummel, a three-time First-Team All-Big Ten honoree at Purdue from 2007-12.
In addition to Friday’s Texas A&M-Ohio State basketball game, Eagle will also call this Saturday’s B1G Saturday Night football game as the No. 1 Buckeyes host Michigan State (7:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock).
7:30 p.m. ET: UTSA vs. Minnesota
Minnesota earned a season-opening win with an 80-60 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Monday, led by forward Dawson Garcia’s double-double effort (23 points, 14 rebounds).
UTSA, in the Roadrunners’ first season in the American Athletic Conference, opened their season with a 78-68 overtime victory over Western Illinois this week.
Rich Lerner (play-by-play) will call Friday’s game from Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn., alongside analyst John Giannini.
8 p.m. ET: Alabama State vs. Iowa
Iowa, which advanced to its fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament last season as a No. 8 seed, defeated North Dakota, 110-68, on Tuesday to open the season as guard Payton Sandfort scored 21 points and forward Ben Krikke added 18.
Alabama State looks to bounce back from its season-opening defeat to Ole Miss, 69-59, on Monday.
Alabama State-Iowa will be called from Carver–Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City by Steve Burkowski (play-by-play) and Tre Demps (analyst).
9 p.m. ET: No. 9 Tennessee vs. Wisconsin
Wisconsin began its 2023-24 campaign with a 105-76 victory over Arkansas State on Monday as the Badgers look to get back to the NCAA Tournament after advancing to the NIT semifinals last season.
No. 9 Tennessee, which finished 25-11 last season and reached the NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen as a No. 4 seed, opened its season with an 80-48 victory over Tennessee Tech this week.
Terry Gannon (play-by-play) and Stephen Bardo (analyst) will call Tennessee-Wisconsin from the Kohl Center in Madison, Wisc., on Friday.
Friday’s Big Ten Men’s Basketball Games Exclusively on Peacock:
|6:30 p.m.||B1G College Countdown||Matt McCall, Josh Pastner, Jordan Cornette|
|7 p.m.||No. 15 Texas A&M vs. Ohio State||Noah Eagle, Robbie Hummel|
|7:30 p.m.||UTSA vs. Minnesota||Rich Lerner, John Giannini|
|8 p.m.||Alabama State vs. Iowa||Steve Burkowski, Tre Demps|
|9 p.m.||No. 9 Tennessee vs. Wisconsin||Terry Gannon, Stephen Bardo|
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PEACOCK’S REMAINING EXCLUSIVE SCHEDULE FOR THE 2023-24 BIG TEN MEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON:
|Fri., Nov. 10||7 p.m.||Texas A&M vs. Ohio State|
|Fri., Nov. 10||7:30 p.m.||UTSA vs. Minnesota|
|Fri., Nov. 10||8 p.m.||Alabama State vs. Iowa|
|Fri., Nov. 10||9 p.m.||Tennessee vs. Wisconsin|
|Fri., Nov. 17||7 p.m.||Morehead State vs. Penn State|
|Sat., Nov. 18||2 p.m.||USC Upstate vs. Minnesota|
|Sat., Nov. 18||4 p.m.||Oregon State vs. Nebraska (Sioux Falls, S.D.)|
|Tues., Dec. 5||7 p.m.||Wisconsin vs. Michigan State|
|Tues., Dec. 5||9 p.m.||Indiana vs. Michigan|
|Sat., Dec. 16||4:30 p.m.||Arizona vs. Purdue|
|Thurs., Dec. 21||7 p.m.||LeMoyne vs. Penn State|
|Fri., Dec. 29||7 p.m.||Maine vs. Minnesota|
|Fri., Dec. 29||8 p.m.||Jackson State vs. Northwestern|
|Tues., Jan. 2||7 p.m.||Purdue vs. Maryland|
|Thurs., Jan. 4||7 p.m.||Penn State vs. Michigan State|
|Thurs., Jan. 4||9 p.m.||Minnesota vs. Michigan|
|Tues., Jan. 9||7 p.m.||Indiana vs. Rutgers|
|Tues., Jan. 9||9 p.m.||Purdue vs. Nebraska|
|Tues., Jan. 16||7 p.m.||Purdue vs. Indiana|
|Tues., Jan 23||7 p.m.||Ohio State vs. Nebraska|
|Tues., Jan 23||9 p.m.||Michigan vs. Purdue|
|Tues., Jan. 30||7 p.m.||Illinois vs. Ohio State|
|Tues., Jan. 30||9 p.m.||Michigan vs. Michigan State|
|Tues., Feb. 6||7 p.m.||Indiana vs. Ohio State|
|Tues., Feb. 6||9 p.m.||Michigan State vs. Minnesota|
|Tues., Feb. 13||7 p.m.||Michigan vs. Illinois|
|Tues., Feb. 13||9 p.m.||Ohio State vs. Wisconsin|
|Tues., Feb. 20||7 p.m.||Iowa vs. Michigan State|
|Tues., Feb. 20||9 p.m.||Maryland vs. Wisconsin|
|Tues., Feb. 27||7 p.m.||Wisconsin vs. Indiana|
|Tues., Mar. 5||7 p.m.||Purdue vs. Illinois|
|Wed., Mar. 13||6:30 p.m.||Big Ten Tournament|
|Wed., Mar. 13||9 p.m.||Big Ten Tournament|
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