Friday, June 1, 2018

Your 2018 Big Ten football schedule

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While the first Saturday in September seems like an eternity, the college football world can start making travel and ticket plans in advance as College Sports Overload presents the Big Ten 2018 football schedule.

NOTE: Dates could be changed by the Big Ten as the offseason progresses. All times ET.

Week 1- Aug. 30 (Thursday)

New Mexico State at Minnesota, 7 p.m., BTN
Northwestern at Purdue, 8 p.m., ESPN

Aug. 31 (Friday)

Utah State at Michigan State, 7 p.m., BTN
Western Kentucky at Wisconsin, 9 p.m., ESPN

Sept. 1

Oregon State at Ohio State, Noon, ABC
Kent State at Illinois, Noon, BTN
Texas State at Rutgers, Noon, BTN
Texas vs Maryland (Landover Md.), Noon, FS1
Appalachian State at Penn State, 3:30 p.m., BTN
Northern Illinois at Iowa, 3:30 p.m., BTN
Indiana at Florida International, 7 p.m, CBSSN
Michigan at Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m., NBC
Akron at Nebraska, 8 p.m, FOX

Week 2- Sept. 8

Duke at Northwestern, Noon, ESPNU
Western Michigan at Michigan, Noon, FS1
New Mexico at Wisconsin, Noon, BTN
Eastern Michigan at Purdue, Noon, BTN

Rutgers at Ohio State, 3:30 p.m., BTN
Colorado at Nebraska, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Iowa State at Iowa, 5 p.m., FOX
Maryland at Bowling Green, 6 p.m., ESPN+
Fresno State at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m, FS1
Virginia at Indiana, 7:30 p.m., BTN
Western Illinois at Illinois, 7:30 p.m., BTN
Penn State at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m., ABCMichigan State at Arizona State, 10:45 p.m., ESPN
Week 3- Sept. 15
Troy at Nebraska, Noon, BTN
Temple at Maryland, Noon, BTN

Rutgers at Kansas, Noon, FSN
Ball State at Indiana, Noon, BTN
Kent State at Penn State, Noon, FS1
BYU at Wisconsin, 3:30 p.m., ABC/ESPN/ESPN2
South Florida vs Illinois (Chicago), 3:30 p.m., BTN
SMU at Michigan, 3:30 p.m., BTN
Miami (OH) at Minnesota, 3:30 p.m, BTN
Akron at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m., BTN

Northern Iowa at Iowa, 7:30 p.m., BTN 
Missouri at Purdue, 7:30 p.m., BTN 
Ohio State vs TCU (Arlington), 8 p.m., ABC

Week 4- Sept. 21 (Friday)
Penn State at Illinois, 9 p.m., FS1
Sept. 22
Boston College at Purdue, Noon, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2
Wisconsin at Iowa
Nebraska at Michigan
Michigan State at Indiana
Minnesota at Maryland
Tulane at Ohio State
Buffalo at Rutgers

Week 5- Sept. 29

Purdue at Nebraska, 3:30 or 4 p.m.
Ohio State at Penn State
Michigan at Northwestern
Indiana at Rutgers
Central Michigan at Michigan State

Week 6- Oct. 6

Maryland at Michigan, Noon
Northwestern at Michigan State, 3:30 or 4 p.m.
Iowa at Minnesota, 3:30 or 4 p.m.
Indiana at Ohio State, 3:30 or 4 p.m.
Illinois at Rutgers

Nebraska at Wisconsin

Week 7- Oct. 13
Nebraska at Northwestern, Noon
Rutgers at Maryland, Noon
Iowa at Indiana, Noon, ABC/ESPN/ES[N2
Purdue at Illinois, 3:30 or 4 p.m.

Michigan State at Penn State, 3:30 or 4 p.m.
Wisconsin at Michigan
Minnesota at Ohio State

Week 8- Oct. 20
Maryland at Iowa, Noon
Illinois at Wisconsin, Noon
Northwestern at Rutgers, Noon

Michigan at Michigan State, Time TBA, FOX
Penn State at Indiana, Time TBA, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2
Ohio State at Purdue
Minnesota at Nebraska

Week 9- Oct. 26 (Friday)
Indiana at Minnesota, 8 p.m., FS1

Oct. 27

Wisconsin at Northwestern
Iowa at Penn State
Purdue at Michigan State
Illinois at Maryland

Week 10- Nov. 3

Notre Dame at Northwestern, Time TBA, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2
Penn State at Michigan
Nebraska at Ohio State
Iowa at Purdue
Michigan State at Maryland
Minnesota at Illinois
Rutgers at Wisconsin

Week 11- Nov. 10

Ohio State at Michigan State
Wisconsin at Penn State
Northwestern at Iowa
Purdue at Minnesota
Illinois at Nebraska
Maryland at Indiana
Michigan at Rutgers

Week 12- Nov. 17

Michigan State at Nebraska
Wisconsin at Purdue
Ohio State at Maryland
Northwestern at Minnesota
Iowa at Illinois
Indiana at Michigan
Penn State at Rutgers

Week 13- Nov. 23 (Friday)

Nebraska at Iowa, Noon, FS1

Nov. 24

Michigan at Ohio State, Noon, FOX
Minnesota at Wisconsin
Purdue at Indiana
Maryland at Penn State
Illinois at Northwestern
Rutgers at Michigan State

Week 14- Dec. 1

Big Ten Championship Game (Indianapolis), 8 p.m., FOX