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Tuesday, February 6th, 2024

BIG TEN BASKETBALL EXCLUSIVELY ON PEACOCK THIS WEEK HEADLINED BY MEN’S DOUBLEHEADER TONIGHT AND NO. 5 OHIO STATE AND NO. 14 INDIANA IN WOMEN’S DOUBLEHEADER ON THURSDAY NIGHT

B1G College Countdown Pregame Coverage Begins Tonight on Peacock at 6:30 p.m. ET followed by Indiana at Ohio State at 7 p.m. ET and Michigan State-Minnesota at 9 p.m. ET

Big Ten Women’s Basketball on Peacock Continues This Thursday as Michigan State Visits No. 14 Indiana at 7 p.m. ET and No. 5 Ohio State Faces Minnesota at 9 p.m. ET; B1G College Countdown Begins at 6:30 p.m. ET

Women’s Coverage Continues Sunday with No. 5 Ohio State at Michigan State at 4 p.m. ET on Peacock

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STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 6, 2024 – A pair of doubleheaders highlight this week’s Peacock exclusive Big Ten basketball coverage.

Tonight’s Big Ten men’s basketball action on Peacock begins with the B1G College Countdown pregame show at 6:30 p.m. ET, featuring host Ahmed Fareed and analysts Jordan Cornette and Josh Pastner, leading into Indiana visiting Ohio State at 7 p.m. ET. Then at 9 p.m. ET, Michigan State visits Minnesota.

On Thursday, Feb. 8, Big Ten women’s basketball continues with Peacock exclusive games as No. 14 Indiana, 9-2 in Big Ten play, hosts Michigan State at 7 p.m. ET and No. 5 Ohio State visits Minnesota at 9 p.m. ET. Thursday’s B1G College Countdown pregame show begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on Peacock, featuring host Carolyn Manno alongside analyst Meghan McKeown.

Peacock’s exclusive slate of Big Ten men’s and women’s basketball features 50+ games streaming live this season.

Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, Big Ten Men’s Basketball: Indiana vs. Ohio State

Indiana (13-9) fell to Penn State, 85-71, on Saturday as sophomore center Kel’el Ware recorded a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds.

Ohio State (13-9) lost to Iowa, 79-77, on Friday. Four Buckeyes scored in double digits with forward Jameson Battle leading the way with 17 points in the loss.

Jac Collinsworth (play-by-play) and Robbie Hummel (analyst), a three-time First-Team All-Big Ten honoree at Purdue from 2007-12, will call the action live from Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio, tonight.

Tonight’s coverage begins on Peacock with the B1G College Countdown pregame show at 6:30 p.m. ET, featuring Fareed alongside analysts Cornette and Pastner.

Tonight at 9 p.m. ET, Big Ten Men’s Basketball: Michigan State vs. Minnesota

Michigan State (14-8) defeated Maryland, 63-54 on Saturday. Forward Malik Hall and guard Tyson Walker led the Spartans with 19 points apiece in the win.

Minnesota (14-7) topped Northwestern in overtime, 75-66, last Saturday as forward Dawson Garcia led the Golden Gophers with 20 points.

Noah Eagle (play-by-play) and Stephen Bardo (analyst) will call tonight’s game live from the Williams Center in Minneapolis, Minn.

Thursday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. ET, Big Ten Women’s Basketball: Michigan State vs. No. 14 Indiana

Michigan State (17-5), winners of four consecutive games, comes off an 76-65 victory over Minnesota on Monday led by guard Moira Joiner (21 points, 9 rebounds).

No. 14 Indiana (18-3) looks to rebound from a 74-69 loss to then-No. 8 Ohio State on Sunday, where guard Sara Scalia led the Hoosiers with 25 points.

Calling Thursday’s game from the Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., are Sloan Martin (play-by-play) and Aja Ellison (analyst). Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET with the B1G College Countdown pregame show with Manno alongside McKeown.

Thursday, Feb. 8, at 9 p.m. ET, Big Ten Women’s Basketball: No. 5 Ohio State vs. Minnesota

No. 5 Ohio State (19-3) looks to win their 10th consecutive game after defeating then-No. 10 Indiana, 74-69, on Sunday behind guard Jacy Sheldon’s 25 points.

Minnesota (14-8) fell to Michigan State, 76-65, on Monday. Guard Janay Sanders led the Golden Gophers with 23 points in the loss.

Zora Stephenson (play-by-play) and Kim Adams (analyst) will call the action live from Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn., Thursday night.

Sunday, Feb. 11, at 4 p.m. ET, Big Ten Women’s Basketball: No. 5 Ohio State vs. Michigan State

Jason Knapp (play-by-play) and Meghan McKeown (analyst) will call the action live from Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich., Sunday afternoon as Michigan State visits No. 5 Ohio State. Carolyn Manno and Aja Ellison host Sunday’s studio coverage.

Big Ten Basketball Exclusively on Peacock this Week:

Date Time (ET) Game Commentators
Tues., Feb. 6 6:30 p.m. B1G College Countdown Ahmed Fareed, Jordan Cornette, Josh Pastner
  7 p.m. Indiana vs. Ohio State (men’s) Jac Collinsworth, Robbie Hummel
  9 p.m. Michigan State vs. Minnesota (men’s) Noah Eagle, Stephan Bardo
       
Thurs., Feb. 8 6:30 p.m. B1G College Countdown Carolyn Manno, Meghan McKeown
  7 p.m. Michigan State vs. No. 14 Indiana (women’s) Sloan Martin, Aja Ellison
  9 p.m. No. 5 Ohio State vs. Minnesota (women’s) Zora Stephenson, Kim Adams
Sun., Feb. 11 3:30 p.m. B1G College Countdown Carolyn Manno, Aja Ellison
  4 p.m. No. 5 Ohio State vs. Michigan State (women’s) Jason Knapp, Meghan McKeown

 

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PEACOCK’S REMAINING EXCLUSIVE SCHEDULE FOR THE 2023-24 BIG TEN MEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON:

Date Time (ET) Matchup
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

 

PEACOCK’S EXCLUSIVE SCHEDULE FOR THE 2023-24 BIG TEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON:

Date Time (ET) Matchup
Thurs., Feb. 8 7 p.m. Michigan State at Indiana
Thurs., Feb. 8 9 p.m. Ohio State at Minnesota
Sun., Feb. 11 4 p.m. Ohio State at Michigan State
Wed., Feb. 14 7 p.m. Nebraska at Ohio State
Wed., Feb. 14 8 p.m. Indiana at Wisconsin
Thurs., Feb. 15 8 p.m. Michigan at Iowa
Thurs., Feb. 22 8 p.m. Iowa at Indiana
Wed., Feb. 28 7 p.m. Michigan at Ohio State
Wed., Feb. 28 9 p.m. Iowa at Minnesota
Sun., Mar. 3 4 p.m. Maryland at Indiana
Wed., Mar. 6 6:30 p.m. Big Ten Tournament
Wed., Mar. 6 9 p.m. Big Ten Tournament

 

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