COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Ohio State Buckeyes are scheduled to play four prime time Big Ten games on ESPN networks in the 2016 football season.
The games, announced Monday, are tentatively scheduled for:
- October 15 at Wisconsin (8 p.m. EDT on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2);
- October 22 at Penn State (8 p.m. EDT on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2);
- October 29 vs. Northwestern (5 p.m. EDT on either ESPN or ESPN2); and
- November 5 vs. Nebraska (8 p.m. EDT on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2).
Some games of note are the Wisconsin game for the Buckeyes and the Penn State game.
The October 15 game at Wisconsin will be the Buckeyes first game at Camp Randall Stadium since the 2012 season.
The October 22 game at Penn State has already been announced by the Nittany Lions to be its annual “white out” game.
The Northwestern matchup will be the first game for the Buckeyes against the Wildcats in three years.
According to a release from the Ohio State University, the Buckeyes are 46-23 all time in prime time games.
Sept. 3 vs. Bowling Green
Sept. 10 vs. Tulsa
Sept. 17 at Oklahoma
Oct. 1 vs. Rutgers
Oct. 8 vs. Indiana
Oct. 15 at Wisconsin
Oct. 22 at Penn State
Oct. 29 vs. Northwestern
Nov. 5 vs. Nebraska
Nov. 12 at Maryland
Nov. 19 at Michigan State
Nov. 26 vs. Michigan