2018 Big Ten Lacrosse Television Schedule
Feb. 15, 2018


The 2018 Big Ten men’s and women’s lacrosse seasons will feature a robust slate of television and online coverage, with more than 45 games featuring Johns Hopkins, Maryland, Michigan, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State and Rutgers set to be carried on BTN and ESPN Networks.

On Thursday, BTN announced its 2018 coverage of Big Ten men’s and women’s lacrosse, televising at least 28 games, including six postseason matchups, and streaming approximately 30 other games on BTN Plus. Additional regular season events may be added to the schedule at a later date.

Men’s television coverage begins on Saturday, Feb. 17, when Stony Brook visits No. 16 Penn State at 2 p.m. ET. Highlighting the remainder of the schedule are five appearances by reigning national champion and No. 2 ranked Maryland, including a matchup against No. 9 Notre Dame on Saturday, March 3, at 11 a.m. ET. BTN will also televise the semifinals and championship game of the Big Ten Men’s Lacrosse Tournament beginning on Thursday, May 3, from Ann Arbor.

Women’s lacrosse coverage on BTN starts Wednesday, March 14, as Drexel visits No. 12 Penn State. The top-ranked Maryland women’s team, also the defending national champion, will appear on BTN four times, including a matchup with No. 10 Northwestern in College Park on Thursday, April 26. Additionally, BTN will televise the women’s lacrosse semifinals and championship game, hosted by Michigan, beginning on Friday, May 4.

ESPN coverage got underway last weekend with Johns Hopkins hosting Towson on Feb. 10. Overall, ESPN Networks will cover 16 games featuring Big Ten teams.

The latest Inside Lacrosse Division I men’s poll includes five Big Ten squads ranked in the top 20, with No. 2 Maryland, No. 6 Ohio State, No. 8 Johns Hopkins, No. 11 Rutgers and No. 16 Penn State. Four Big Ten women’s lacrosse teams are ranked in the top 20 of the latest Inside Lacrosse Division I women’s poll, including No. 1 Maryland, No. 9 Northwestern and No. 12 Penn State.

2018 Men's Television Schedule

Date Game Time Network
Feb. 10 Towson at Johns Hopkins  6 p.m. ESPNU
Feb. 17 Stony Brook at Penn State 2 p.m. BTN
Feb. 23 North Carolina at Johns Hopkins  5 p.m. ESPNU
March 3  Notre Dame at Maryland 11 a.m.  BTN
March 3 Princeton at Johns Hopkins 6 p.m. ESPN3 (ESPNU on March 4)
March 10  Albany at Maryland 12 p.m. BTN
March 10 Towson at Ohio State 4 p.m. BTN
March 17 Delaware at Johns Hopkins 3 p.m. ESPN3 (ESPNU on March 18)
March 24 Johns Hopkins at Virginia 11:30 a.m.  ESPNU
March 25 Notre Dame at Ohio State 12 p.m. ESPNU
March 31 Maryland at Michigan 12 p.m. BTN
March 31               Ohio State at Penn State 3 p.m. ESPNU
April 1 Johns Hopkins at Rutgers 7 p.m. BTN
April 7 Ohio State at Johns Hopkins 12 p.m. ESPNU
April 8 Michigan at Rutgers 12 p.m. ESPNU
April 8 Maryland at Penn State 7 p.m. BTN
April 14 Johns Hopkins at Penn State 2 p.m. ESPNU
April 15 Rutgers at Maryland 7 p.m. BTN
April 22 Ohio State at Maryland 2 p.m. ESPNU
April 22 Penn State at Rutgers 7 p.m. BTN
April 28 Michigan at Penn State 11 a.m. BTN
April 28 Maryland at Johns Hopkins 2 p.m. ESPNU
April 28 Rutgers at Ohio State 4 p.m. BTN
May 3 Big Ten Men's Lacrosse Semifinal #1  5 p.m. BTN
May 3 Big Ten Men's Lacrosse Semifinal #2     7:30 p.m. BTN
May 5 Big Ten Men's Lacrosse Championship   7 p.m. BTN


2018 Women's Television Schedule

Date Game Time Network
March 14 Drexel at Penn State 4 p.m. BTN
March 19 Princeton at Penn State 4 p.m. BTN
March 22 Johns Hopkins at Penn State 7 p.m. BTN
March 23 Michigan at Northwestern 8 p.m. BTN
March 26 Syracuse at Northwestern 2 p.m. BTN
March 28 Georgetown at Maryland 6 p.m. ESPNU
March 31   Maryland at Michigan 3 p.m. BTN
April 4 Virginia at Maryland 7:30 p.m.   ESPNU
April 10 Maryland at Princeton 6 p.m. ESPNU
April 12 Michigan at Rutgers 7 p.m. BTN
April 15 Maryland at Ohio State 12 p.m. BTN
April 19 Penn State at Maryland 7 p.m. BTN
April 20 Ohio State at Johns Hopkins 5 p.m. ESPNU
April 25 Towson at Johns Hopkins 4 p.m. ESPNU
April 26 Northwestern at Maryland  7 p.m. BTN
April 28 Michigan at Penn State 2 p.m. BTN
May 4 Big Ten Women's Lacrosse Semifinal #1 5 p.m. BTN
May 4 Big Ten Women's Lacrosse Semifinal #2  7:30 p.m. BTN
May 4 Big Ten Women's Lacrosse Championship  12 p.m. BTN
(All Times Eastern)