Start times, TV plans for Oct. 6 B1G games

Kickoff times and TV plans have been set -- for the most part, at least -- for the five-pack of Big Ten games to be played Oct. 6.

Here they are ...


  • Northwestern at Penn State, ESPN or ESPN2*

  • Michigan State at Indiana, Big Ten Network

3:30 P.M. ET

  • Illinois at Wisconsin, ABC regional (ESPN or ESPN2 in outer markets*)

4 P.M. ET

  • Michigan at Purdue, Big Ten Network

8 P.M. ET

  • Nebraska at Ohio State, ABC or ESPN2*

*Final TV plans determined after Sept. 29 games

Both Iowa and Minnesota are off in Week 6.