The Big Ten Network announced start times for the 2016-17 conference games Monday morning, and the Huskers will have 13 of its 18 conference games on BTN this season.Nebraska’s first six conference games will be on BTN, including its Big Ten opener at Indiana on Dec. 28, which will start at 6 p.m. (central). Monday’s announcement also set the start time for seven of Nebraska’s nine home games, including its Big Ten home opener with Iowa (8 p.m.) and matchups with Ohio State (Jan. 18, 8 p.m.), Purdue (Jan. 29, 3 p.m.), Wisconsin (Feb. 9, 8 p.m.), Illinois (Feb. 26, 6 p.m.) and Senior Night against Michigan (March 5, 7 p.m.).
Nebraska’s January 8th game against Northwestern will start at either 1:15 p.m. or 3:30 p.m., depending on the NFL Playoff games that weekend. That start time will be determined that week. In addition, the start times for Nebraska’s exhibition game and three non-conference games were set this morning, as all four games will be available on BTN Plus. The Huskers’ exhibition game on Nov. 7 against Chadron State will tip off at 7 p.m., as will regular-season games against the University of Mary (Nov. 15) and Southern (Dec. 20). NU’s game with South Dakota on Saturday, Dec. 3, will start at 1 p.m.