Spring football continues in the Big Ten with Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio State and Wisconsin playing spring games on Saturday, April 23. Michigan State will be the last Big Ten team to play a spring game, with the Spartans' contest scheduled for April 30. Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Northwestern, Penn State and Purdue have already concluded their spring practices.
The Big Ten Network will provide live television or streaming coverage of all four spring games on Saturday. Saturday's schedule begins with a live broadcast of the Ohio State game at 1:30 PM ET. Three Big Ten spring games will also stream live Saturday on BigTenNetwork.com, with Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin all kicking off at 2 PM ET. Later on Saturday, the Badgers' game will air on the Big Ten Network at 10 PM ET. On Sunday, fans can catch the delayed broadcast of the Golden Gophers spring game under first-year coach Jerry Kill at 7 PM ET, followed by the Illinois spring game at 9 PM ET on Monday. The Big Ten Network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten spring football coverage, with studio shows airing Wednesday and Saturday nights through May 4. In all, the network will telecast nine Big Ten spring games and dedicate more than 26 hours to Big Ten spring football, with every team receiving live television or streaming coverage.
Below are links to the spring football updates for all 12 schools, along with the dates of their spring games or controlled scrimmages.
Iowa - April 16 (controlled scrimmage)
Michigan State - April 30 (spring game)
Minnesota - April 23 (spring game)
Illinois - April 23 (spring game)
Ohio State - April 23 (spring game)
Wisconsin - April 23 (spring game)