The Big Ten released more of its 2014-15 men's conference basketball schedule Thursday, announcing its games to be aired by CBS and ESPN.
The highlights include Michigan's trip to Michigan State at 1 p.m. Feb. 1. The game will be televised by CBS. The rematch between the rivals will be at 9 p.m. Feb. 17 and will be carried by ESPN.
Michigan State will appear in conference games eight times on the networks with a possibility for a ninth late in the season, plus will host Maryland on Dec. 30 on ESPN2 in the first Big Ten game for the Terrapins. Including nonconference games, the Spartans will appear on ESPN 14 times and CBS up to three times.
The CBS games include a 4 p.m. tip at Maryland on Jan. 17 and the home game with Michigan, plus the Spartans are a potential wild-card selection at Wisconsin on March 1.
Michigan will play 10 conference games and potentially an 11th on the pair of networks. The Wolverines travel to Indiana on Feb. 8 on CBS and are part of the wild-card games to be selected by CBS on Feb. 22 when they host Ohio State.
CBS will carry eight games on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the conference season, including wild-card selections Feb. 22, March 1 and March 8, which marks the final day of the regular season. CBS also will continue to provide coverage of the Big Ten tournament for the 18th consecutive year, carrying the semifinals and championship game March 14 and 15.
In a nine-week span during the conference season, the Big Ten will have one game on an ESPN network every Tuesday at 7 or 9 p.m. as part of the network's "Super Tuesday" lineup. ESPN or ESPN2 will also carry at least one Big Ten game as part of the network's "Thursday Night Showcase" throughout the conference season, while ESPNU will air an additional 11 conference games to be played on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Five games during the first three rounds of the Big Ten tournament also will be televised by ESPN or ESPN2.