IU basketball releases television designations for remaining schedule and December game time details

We now know much more of the details for the remainder of the 2020-21 IU basketball schedule.

The program released the television designations for the rest of the season and the tip times for the month of December.

The update includes a unique pre-noon tip at the Crossroads Classic against Butler on Dec. 19.

The full release from IU Athletics follows.

December Schedule Finalized for IU Men’s Basketball, TV Designations For Season Announced

The Big Ten Conference along with its TV partners, BTN, CBS, ESPN, Fox and FS1 have released game designations for the remainder of the season and also starting times for IU’s six games this month.

The Hoosiers will travel to Florida State, December 9, to play in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on ESPN2 at 9:15 p.m.  IU will host its final non-conference game against North Alabama on BTN at Noon on December 13.  The Hoosiers will battle Butler in the Crossroads Classic at 11:30 a.m. on December 19 on FS1.

Big Ten play will open up for the Hoosiers at home against Northwestern on December 23 on BTN at 8:30 p.m.  IU will visit Illinois on December 26 for a 4 p.m. tilt on FS1.  IU’s final game this month will be on December 30 when Penn State visits Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall at 8:30 p.m.

Starting times remain to be announced for the 16 remaining league games in January, February and March.  IU will appear 6 times on BTN, 4 times on ESPN or ESPN2, and twice on CBS, Fox and FS1 to round out the schedule.




December 9          Wednesday           at Florida State                                                  Tallahassee, Florida              9:15 pm              ESPN2

December 13        Sunday                   North Alabama                                                  Bloomington, Indiana           Noon                  BTN

December 19        Saturday                Butler                                                                Indianapolis, Indiana             11:30 am            FS1

December 23        Wednesday           Northwestern+                                                  Bloomington, Indiana           8:30 pm              BTN

December 26        Saturday                at Illinois+                                                          Champaign, Illinois                4 p.m.                 FS1

December 30        Wednesday           Penn State+                                                       Bloomington, Indiana           8:30 pm              BTN

January 4              Monday                 Maryland+                                                         Bloomington, Indiana                                       BTN

January 7              Thursday                at Wisconsin+                                                    Madison, Wisconsin                                         FS1

January 10            Sunday                   at Nebraska+                                                     Lincoln, Nebraska                                             BTN

January 14            Thursday                Purdue+                                                             Bloomington, Indiana                                       FS1

January 17            Sunday                   at Michigan State+                                            East Lansing, Michigan                                     CBS

January 21            Thursday                at Iowa+                                                            Iowa City, Iowa                                                FS1

January 24            Sunday                   Rutgers+                                                            Bloomington, Indiana                                       BTN

January 30            Saturday                at Michigan+                                                     Ann Arbor, Michigan                                        CBS

February 2            Tuesday                 Illinois+                                                              Bloomington, Indiana                                       ESPN/2

February 7            Sunday                   Iowa+                                                                Bloomington, Indiana                                       Fox

February 10          Wednesday           at Northwestern+                                             Evanston, Illinois                                              BTN

February 13          Saturday                at Ohio State                                                     Columbus, Ohio                                                ESPN/2

February 17          Wednesday           Minnesota                                                         Bloomington, Indiana                                       BTN

February 20          Saturday                Michigan State+                                                Bloomington, Indiana                                       ESPN/2

February 24          Wednesday           at Rutgers+                                                        Piscataway, N.J.                                                BTN

February 27          Saturday                Michigan+                                                         Bloomington, Indiana                                       Fox

March 6                Saturday                at Purdue+                                                        West Lafayette, Indiana                                   ESPN/2

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