This week, Big Ten teams will conclude their non-conference schedules and begin the 2010-11 conference season. With four out of conference contests scheduled for Tuesday, the Big Ten schedule will get underway on Thursday with Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Penn State and Purdue each hosting conference openers. The Big Ten Network will televise a pair of conference matchups on Thursday with Ohio State visiting Michigan at 6:30 ET and Minnesota traveling to Illinois at 8:30 ET. In total, the Big Ten Network and www.BigTenNetwork.com will provide national coverage of 11 conference matchups this week.
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