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    Record Number of Spring Sports to be Televised, Streamed

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Luke Farrell and the Wildcats are scheduled to have 15 games covered by Big Ten Network this season.
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    Luke Farrell and the Wildcats are scheduled to have 15 games covered by Big Ten Network this season.
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    Feb. 14, 2013

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- At least 28 Northwestern baseball, lacrosse and softball games will be televised or streamed by the Big Ten Network in 2013, smashing the school record for broadcast coverage in the spring season.

    The full Big Ten Network spring television and Big Ten Digital Network streaming schedules were released Thursday. Additional wild card television games will be announced at a later date. Additional coverage of all three spring sports will be offered through audio streams on NUsports.com and WNUR FM.

    All eight Wildcat lacrosse home games will be streamed or televised in 2013, including live TV coverage of Northwestern's March 27th game against Ohio State and March 30th showdown with Syracuse at Lakeside Field. The defending NCAA national champions will also stream six home games online, several of which may be televised on tape-delay as part of the BTN StudentU initiative.

    Northwestern baseball will make a television appearance at Nebraska on March 29th. An additional 14 Wildcat baseball games are scheduled to stream on the Big Ten Digital Network, including five from Rocky Miller Park in Evanston.

    Softball will see coverage for at least six games, including four from Sharon J. Drysdale Field. BTN will televise three of the games, including a March 31st home game against Minnesota.

    Big Ten Digital Network broadcasts are live, student-produced internet streams available on Wildcats All-Access on NUsports.com and btn.com. A subscription to Wildcats All-Access is required to watch the BTDN streams, which are also available on demand after the conclusion of the game.

    A schedule of announced spring broadcasts is listed below. Additional games may be picked up at a later date and coverage information will be added to the sport schedule page on NUsports.com.

    Northwestern Athletics Spring 2013 Broadcast Schedule

    DateTime (CT)OpponentTV/InternetRadio
    Northwestern Baseball
    Friday, March 223:00 PMvs. IowaNUsports.com Audio
    Saturday, March 231:00 PMvs. IowaNUsports.com Audio
    Sunday, March 241:00 PMvs. IowaNUsports.com Audio
    Tuesday, March 263:00 PMvs. St. XavierNUsports.com Audio
    Wednesday, March 273:00 PMvs. Chicago StateNUsports.com Audio
    Friday, March 296:30 PMat NebraskaBig Ten Network
    Tuesday, April 23:00 PMvs. St. FrancisNUsports.com Audio
    Wednesday, April 33:00 PMvs. UICWNUR.org
    Friday, April 5 6:00 PMat PurdueBTDN
    Saturday, April 6 1:00 PMat PurdueBTDN
    Sunday, April 7 12:00 PMat PurdueBTDN
    Friday, April 123:00 PMvs. MinnesotaWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Tuesday, April 163:00 PMvs. WheatonNUsports.com Audio
    Wednesday, April 173:00 PMvs. Western MichiganWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Friday, April 193:00 PMvs. MichiganBTDNWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Saturday, April 20TBAvs. Michigan (at Wrigley Field)WNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Sunday, April 211:00 PMvs. MichiganBTDNWNUR.org
    Tuesday, April 233:00 PMvs. Northern IllinoisWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Wednesday, April 244:00 PMat Milwaukee (Miller Park)WNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Friday, April 266:00 PMat IllinoisBTDN
    Saturday, April 273:00 PMat IllinoisBTDN
    Sunday, April 281:00 PMat IllinoisBTDN
    Tuesday, April 303:00 PMvs. Chicago StateNUsports.com Audio
    Friday, May 33:00 PMvs. Ohio StateBTDN
    Saturday, May 41:00 PMvs. Ohio StateBTDN
    Sunday, May 51:00 PMvs. Ohio StateBTDN
    Tuesday, May 77:00 PMat UICWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Wednesday, May 83:00 PMvs. University of ChicagoWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Friday, May 105:00 PMat IndianaBTDN
    Saturday, May 111:00 PMat IndianaBTDN
    Sunday, May 1212:00 PMat IndianaBTDN
    Northwestern Lacrosse
    Wednesday, March 65:00 PMvs. Boston CollegeBTDNWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Monday, March 113:00 PMat NavyCBS Sports Network
    Saturday, March 161:00 PMvs. HarvardBTDN
    Wednesday, March 275:30 PMvs. Ohio StateBig Ten Network
    Saturday, March 301:00 PMvs. SyracuseBig Ten NetworkWNUR.org
    Friday, April 57:00 PMvs. Penn StateBTDNWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Friday, April 127:00 PMvs. DukeTBDWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Sunday, April 141:00 PMvs. StanfordTBDWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Saturday, April 271:00 PMvs. PennNUsports.comWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Northwestern Softball
    Wednesday, March 274/6 PMat WisconsinBig Ten Network (Tape-Delayed to 5 pm 3/28)
    Friday, March 294:00 PMvs. Minnesota NUsports.com Audio
    Saturday, March 301:00 PMvs. Minnesota NUsports.com Audio
    Sunday, March 3112:00 PMvs. MinnesotaBig Ten Network
    Tuesday, April 24:00 PMvs. Loyola WNUR.org
    Friday, April 54:00 PMvs. IllinoisNUsports.com Audio
    Saturday, April 61:00 PMvs. Illinois WNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Saturday, April 712:00 PMvs. Illinois WNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Tuesday, April 94:00 PMvs. Notre Dame WNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Friday, April 124:00 PMvs. Iowa NUsports.com Audio
    Saturday, April 131:00 PMvs. Iowa WNUR.org
    Tuesday, April 164:00 PMvs. Northern Illinois WNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Friday, April 264:00 PMvs. Purdue BTDNWNUR FM/WNUR.org
    Saturday, April 271:00 PMvs. PurdueBTDN
    Sunday, April 2812:00 PMvs. Purdue BTDN
    Tuesday, April 304:00 PMvs. DePaul WNUR FM/WNUR.org

     

     

    All times Central. Schedule is subject to change without notice.