The Fighting Illini will get plenty of exposure on the Big Ten Network and ESPN2 this year.
Oct. 4, 2010
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois women's basketball team has announced that 11 Fighting Illini games will be streamed live on BigTenNetwork.com and also revealed its remaining game times for the 2010-11 season. It was prevously announced that eight Illini games are slated for television broadcast on ESPN2 and the Big Ten Network.
In all, 19 of Illinois' 29 games, including 11 of 12 home games, will be either televised on ESPN2 and the Big Ten Network, or streamed live on BigTenNetwork.com. This year, there are four options to watch BigTenNetwork.com streamed games: a monthly school pass ($7.95), a monthly conference pass ($12.95), an annual school pass ($64.95), or an annual conference pass ($99.95). For more details the streaming options, visit video.bigtennetwork.com.
All four Illinois home weekend games will tip at 2 p.m., while five of the eight weekday games are slated to tip at 7 p.m. The only exceptions are the Dec. 1 North Carolina State game and the Dec. 30 Minnesota game, which both tip at 7:30 p.m. due to television broadcasts, and the Nov. 22 Cal Poly game, which is a rare noon start time on a Monday. In addition, Illinois' lone exhibition game against Kentucky Wesleyan on Nov. 9 will begin at 6 p.m.
For season ticket or single-game ticket information, contact the UI Athletics Ticket office at 217-333-3470 or 1-866-ILLINI-1, or visit fightingillini.com.