MSU, UM featured prominently on BTN basketball telecasts

Tony Paul
The Detroit News

Michigan and Michigan State will play at least a combined 13 men's basketball games on Big Ten Network, the conference announced Monday in releasing the 2016-17 season's TV schedule.

Michigan and Michigan State feature in a combined 13 games on BTN.

Michigan and Michigan State could also appear on BTN during the Big Ten tournament. The network will broadcast five early round games from Washington D.C.

The rest of the basketball schedule will feature games on ESPN, CBS and Fox Sports 1.

Here are the games and tip times:


Dec. 30, Northwestern at MSU, 6

Jan. 1, UM at Iowa, TBD

Jan. 4, Rutgers at MSU, 6:30

Jan. 4, Penn State at UM, 8:30

Jan. 11, Minnesota at MSU, 7

Jan. 11, UM at Illinois, 9

Jan. 14, Nebraska at UM, 2

Jan. 21, Illinois at UM, 2:15

Feb. 11, Iowa at MSU, 6

Feb. 22, UM at Rutgers, 6:30

March 1, UM at Northwestern, 7

March 1, MSU at Illinois, 9

March 5, UM at Nebraska, 8