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Wednesday, November 8th, 2023
NO. 1 OHIO STATE HOSTS MICHIGAN STATE AT 7:30 P.M. ET ON B1G SATURDAY NIGHT THIS SAT., NOV. 11, ON NBC AND PEACOCK
Nebraska Hosts Maryland at Noon ET Exclusively on Peacock
Minnesota Visits Purdue at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock
Peacock’s Exclusive Big Ten Men’s Basketball Schedule – Featuring 30+ Games Streaming Live this Season – Continues this Friday, Nov. 10, with a Quadrupleheader
NBC Sports’ Noah Eagle to Call B1G Saturday Night and Ohio State Men’s Basketball vs. No. 15 Texas A&M Friday Night from Columbus
Eligible Students Can Sign-Up to Receive Special Peacock Student Discount Offer for $1.99/Month
STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 8, 2023 – Wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. and the College Football Playoff-ranked No. 1 Ohio State Buckeyes (9-0) host the Michigan State Spartans this weekend on B1G Saturday Night at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock, headlining a college football tripleheader across NBC Sports. Coverage of Michigan State-Ohio State this Saturday, Nov. 11, begins at 7 p.m. ET with B1G College Countdown on NBC and Peacock.
Saturday’s action kicks off at Noon ET exclusively on Peacock as the Nebraska Cornhuskers host the Maryland Terrapins from Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. Then at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, the Minnesota Golden Gophers visit the Purdue Boilermakers on NBC and Peacock.
Peacock’s exclusive slate of Big Ten men’s basketball – featuring 30+ games streaming live this season – continues this Friday, Nov. 10, with a quadrupleheader, including Ohio State hosting No. 15 Texas A&M at 7 p.m. ET.
Eligible students can sign-up for Peacock’s Student Discount offer, available for $1.99/month. For more information and to sign-up, click here.
NBC Sports’ college football coverage this Saturday:
7:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock: Michigan State at No. 1 Ohio State
Ohio State topped Rutgers, 35-16, last weekend to remain undefeated as Harrison Jr. caught two touchdown passes and running back TreVoyn Henderson rushed for 128 yards and a score. Quarterback Kyle McCord ranks second in the Big Ten with 1,352 passing yards, while Harrison Jr., the son of Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl XLI champion Marvin Harrison, leads the conference in receiving yards (914) and is tied for the lead in touchdown catches (10).
Michigan State defeated Nebraska, 20-17, on Saturday to snap a six-game losing streak. Spartans running back Nathan Carter ranks third in the Big Ten with 659 rushing yards.
Ohio State-Michigan State will be called from Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, by NBC Sports’ B1G Saturday Night team of Noah Eagle (play-by-play), Todd Blackledge (analyst), and Kathryn Tappen (sidelines). Terry McAulay serves as the rules analyst.
2023-24 Big Ten Basketball: Peacock will exclusively present 12 Ohio State men’s and women’s basketball games this season, including the Buckeyes hosting No. 15 Texas A&M this Friday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. ET. This weekend, Noah Eagle will serve as the play-by-play voice on both Ohio State’s basketball game on Friday and the Buckeyes’ football game on Saturday.
Michigan State men’s (ranked fourth) and women’s basketball will appear in eight games on Peacock this season.
Noon ET Exclusively on Peacock: Maryland at Nebraska
Maryland looks to rebound from a 51-15 loss to No. 10 Penn State last weekend. QB Taulia Tagovailoa, who leads the Big Ten with 2,486 passing yards and 21 touchdown passes this season, threw for 286 yards and two scores in the loss.
Nebraska, winners of three in a row entering last weekend, fell to Michigan State, 20-17, on Saturday.
Maryland-Nebraska will be called by Paul Burmeister (play-by-play), two-time Pro Bowl tight end Kyle Rudolph (analyst), and Lewis Johnson (sidelines).
2023-24 Big Ten Basketball: Peacock will present five Maryland men’s and women’s basketball games in 2023-24, and four total Nebraska games.
3:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock: Minnesota at Purdue
Minnesota lost to Illinois, 27-26, last weekend as quarterback Athan Kaliakmanis passed for three touchdowns. Golden Gophers wider receiver Daniel Jackson, who caught a touchdown last week, is third in the Big Ten with seven touchdown receptions this season.
Purdue fell to No. 3 Michigan, 41-13, last week on B1G Saturday Night.
Jac Collinsworth (play-by-play), Jason Garrett (analyst), and Zora Stephenson (sidelines) will call Minnesota-Purdue from Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Ind. Former Big Ten referee Reggie Smith serves as the rules analyst.
2023-24 Big Ten Basketball: Purdue men’s and women’s basketball will appear on Peacock eight times this season, including six times for the No. 3 Boilermakers’ men’s team featuring reigning National Player of the Year Zach Edey. Peacock will present eight total Minnesota basketball games, including this Friday’s matchup vs. UTSA at 7:30 p.m. ET.
B1G College Countdown on NBC and Peacock
NBC Sports’ College Countdown studio show, featuring host Maria Taylor and analysts Matt Cassel, Joshua Perry, and Michael Robinson, begins at 7 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock on Saturday. Nicole Auerbach serves as the college football insider.
College Countdown captures college football’s unique gameday atmosphere and provides pre-game and halftime commentary of that week’s primetime game and for NBC Sports’ college football afternoon games throughout the season on NBC and Peacock.
NBC Sports Big Ten Football Podcasts:
B1G Talk with Todd and Noah, hosted by Todd Blackledge and Noah Eagle, sees the two personalities discuss the top stories, games, highlights, rankings, and more on a weekly basis each Wednesday during the Big Ten Football season. Click here to listen.
Go B1G or Go Home, hosted by College Countdown’s Fareed and Perry, breaks down the biggest sports stories across the entire Big Ten conference, including instant analysis on Saturday nights after football games. Click here to listen.
NBC Sports’ FBS college football games announced to date:
|Sat., Nov. 11||Noon||Maryland at Nebraska||Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 11||3:30 p.m.||Minnesota at Purdue||NBC, Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 11||7:30 p.m.||Michigan State at No. 1 Ohio State||NBC, Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 18||3:30 p.m.||Wake Forest at No. 20 Notre Dame||NBC, Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 18||7:30 p.m.||Nebraska at Wisconsin||NBC, Peacock|
|Fri., Nov. 24||7:30 p.m.||No. 10 Penn State at Michigan State (Ford Field)||NBC, Peacock|
The remaining NBC Sports’ Big Ten Football games will be announced during the season, with each matchup typically announced 12 days prior to the scheduled game date.
NBC Sports’ Big Ten Football package features Big Ten Saturday Night on NBC and Peacock – marking the first time ever that Big Ten Football will have a dedicated weekly primetime game on a national broadcast network – and nine exclusive games on Peacock.
Peacock’s expansive programming features live coverage including Big Ten Football, Sunday Night Football, Notre Dame Football, Olympic Games, Premier League, NASCAR, NTT IndyCar Series, and much more. Peacock also offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel.