BTN released it's 2012 baseball and softball schedules this morning. The Huskers will be featured in four baseball games and three softball games.
Huskers baseball fans will get to see the Creighton at Nebraska match up on Tuesday, April 10, along with games against Illinois, Purdue (who was picked to finish ahead of Nebraska by the coaches) and Indiana.
The entire Big Ten baseball tournament will be televised on BTN.
More games will be available on BTN's video streaming network, available as an additional subscription.
The full release is after the jump.
BTN RELEASES 2012 BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL SCHEDULES
PARK RIDGE, Ill. - At least 176 Big Ten baseball and softball games will be broadcast by BTN on television or online in 2012, all in high definition.
BTN will nationally televise at least 32 Big Ten baseball games, including the entire Big Ten Baseball Tournament. It will also stream at least 51 additional games on the Big Ten Digital Network.
At least 27 Big Ten softball games will be broadcast on BTN this season, with a minimum of 66 additional games streamed on the digital network. A select number of streamed baseball and softball games will be televised on delay through BTN's Student U initiative.
The baseball and softball television schedules can be found below. The complete streaming schedules will be announced at a later date.
2012 BTN BASEBALL SCHEDULE
Date Time (ET) Game
Friday, March 23 7:30 p.m. Illinois at Nebraska
Thursday, April 5 7 p.m. Michigan State vs. Lansing Lugnuts - Lansing, Mich.
Sunday, April 8 Noon Minnesota at Ohio State
Sunday, April 8 3 p.m. Michigan State at Michigan
Tuesday, April 10 7:30 p.m. Creighton at Nebraska
Friday, April 13 5 p.m. Michigan at Penn State
Wednesday, April 18 7 p.m. Cincinnati at Ohio State
Friday, April 20 7:30 p.m. Purdue at Nebraska
Friday, April 27 7 p.m. Indiana at Michigan
Sunday, April 29 4 p.m. Iowa at Minnesota
Friday, May 4 7 p.m. Northwestern at Ohio State
Saturday, May 5 3 p.m. Penn State at Minnesota - Target Field (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Sunday, May 6 Noon Nebraska at Indiana
Tuesday, May 8 7 p.m. Coastal Carolina at Michigan
Saturday, May 12 Noon Michigan at Purdue
Sunday, May 13 Noon Illinois at Penn State
Sunday, May 13 3 p.m. Indiana at Northwestern
Tuesday, May 15 7 p.m. Central Michigan at Michigan State - Comerica Park (Detroit, Mich.)
Thursday, May 17 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at Illinois
Friday, May 18 7:30 p.m. Purdue at Iowa
Saturday, May 19 Noon Penn State at Michigan State
Saturday, May 19 3 p.m. Wildcard
Wednesday, May 23 Noon Big Ten Tournament - Game #1
Wednesday, May 23 3:30 p.m. Big Ten Tournament - Game #2
Thursday, May 24 Noon Big Ten Tournament - Game #3
Thursday, May 24 3:30 p.m. Big Ten Tournament - Game #4
Thursday, May 24 7 p.m. Big Ten Tournament - Game #5
Friday, May 25 Noon Big Ten Tournament - Game #6
Friday, May 25 3:30 p.m. Big Ten Tournament - Game #7
Friday, May 25 7 p.m. Big Ten Tournament - Semifinal #1
Saturday, May 26 3:30 p.m. Big Ten Tournament - Semifinal #2
Saturday, May 26 7 p.m. Big Ten Tournament - Championship
Sunday, May 27 Noon Big Ten Tournament - Championship [If Necessary]
2012 BTN SOFTBALL SCHEDULE
Date Time (ET) Game
Sunday, April 1 1 p.m. Nebraska at Minnesota
Sunday, April 1 3 p.m. Northwestern at Wisconsin
Friday, April 6 5:30 p.m. Michigan at Ohio State
Saturday, April 7 1 p.m. Iowa at Northwestern
Saturday, April 7 3 p.m. Iowa at Northwestern
Saturday, April 14 5 p.m. Wisconsin at Illinois
Saturday, April 14 7 p.m. Wisconsin at Illinois
Sunday, April 15 2 p.m. Ohio State at Purdue
Sunday, April 15 4 p.m. Nebraska at Iowa
Sunday, April 22 Noon Iowa at Michigan State
Sunday, April 22 2 p.m. Northwestern at Indiana
Sunday, April 22 4 p.m. Northwestern at Indiana
Saturday, April 28 3:30 p.m. Illinois at Michigan
Saturday, April 28 5:30 p.m. Illinois at Michigan
Sunday, April 29 Noon Minnesota at Penn State
Sunday, April 29 2 p.m. Michigan State at Nebraska
Wednesday, May 2 4 p.m. UW-Green Bay at Wisconsin
Wednesday, May 2 6 p.m. UW-Green Bay at Wisconsin
Saturday, May 5 6 p.m. Iowa at Ohio State
Saturday, May 5 8 p.m. Iowa at Ohio State
Sunday, May 6 3 p.m. Penn State at Illinois
Friday, May 11 4 p.m. Ohio State at Penn State
Friday, May 11 6 p.m. Purdue at Michigan
Friday, May 11 8 p.m. Iowa at Minnesota
Saturday, May 12 3 p.m. Indiana at Michigan State
Saturday, May 12 5 p.m. Indiana at Michigan State
Saturday, May 12 7:30 p.m. Wildcard
NET has also announced the games they'll be carrying statewide. These likely will also be produced for BTN.com and available online there (if your provider has signed up for it. The April 24th and May 8th Nebraska/Creighton games will likely be available on netnebraska.org . Those games are televised under Creighton's agreement with NET rather than BTN.
2012 NET Nebraska Baseball Television Schedule
Fri., April 6 – Iowa at Nebraska – 6:35 p.m.
Tue., April 24 – Nebraska at Creighton – 6:30 p.m.
Sat., April 28 – CSU Bakersfield at Nebraska – 2:05 p.m.
Tues., May 8 – Nebraska at Creighton – 7 p.m.
Fri., May 11 – Minnesota at Nebraska – 6:35 p.m.
Tue., May 15 – Wichita State at Nebraska – 6:35 p.m.