Nov. 2, 2010
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The defending Big Ten and NCAA champion University of Iowa wrestling team will appear on the Big Ten Network four times and have six additional duals streamed on bigtennetwork.com during the 2010-11 season. The network released its full television and online wrestling schedule Tuesday.
Iowa will be part of three dual meet telecasts, as well as the 2011 Big Ten Championships. The Hawkeyes will host Ohio State Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, and that dual will be live on the Big Ten Network. Iowa will travel to University Park, PA, to face Penn State Jan. 30 at 1 p.m. (CT) at Rec Hall, with the broadcast airing Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. (CT). The Hawkeyes will also appear on the network when they wrestle at Minnesota. The dual is set for Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, and will air Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. The Big Ten Championship finals, which are set for Mar. 6 in Evanston, IL, will air live at 3 p.m.
Iowa's duals with Iowa State (Dec. 3 - 7 p.m.), Michigan State (Dec. 5 - 5:30 p.m.), Southern Illinois Edwardsville (Jan. 7 - 7 p.m.), Northwestern (Jan. 28 - 7 p.m.), Indiana (Feb. 6 - 5:30 p.m.) and Michigan (Feb. 13 - 1 p.m.) will be streamed live on bigtennetwork.com.
Iowa will open the 2010-11 season Nov. 19 with the third-annual Iowa City Duals at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Head Coach Tom Brands, who has a career dual mark of 99-26, will be looking to pick up his 100th victory. The Hawkeyes will face Iowa Central at 4 p.m. and Coe College at 6 p.m.
Wrestling season tickets can be ordered from the UI Athletics Ticket Office, at (319) 335-9323, or online at hawkeyesports.com. Tickets are $67 for members of the public and $55 for UI faculty and staff. Single meet prices are $10 for adults and $5 for youth, if purchased in advance, for the Iowa City Duals, Michigan State, Southern Illinois Edwardsville, Indiana and Michigan duals. The price is $13 for adults, $7 for youth and $2 for children ages five and under for the Iowa State and Ohio State duals. The day of the meet tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for youth for the Iowa Duals, Michigan State, Southern Illinois Edwardsville, Indiana and Michigan duals, and $15 for adults, $8 for youth and $2 for children ages five and under for the Iowa State and Ohio State duals.
|Date||Event||Event Start Time (CT)||Platform||Airing (CT)|
|Dec. 3||Iowa State at Iowa||7 p.m.||bigtennetwork.com||LIVE|
|Dec. 5||Michigan State at Iowa||5:30 p.m.||bigtennetwork.com||LIVE|
|Jan. 7||Southern Illinois Edwardsville at Iowa||7 p.m.||bigtennetwork.com||LIVE|
|Jan. 22||Ohio State at Iowa||3 p.m.||Big Ten Network||LIVE|
|Jan. 28||Iowa at Northwestern||7 p.m.||bigtennetwork.com||LIVE|
|Jan. 30||Iowa at Penn State||1 p.m.||Big Ten Network||Delay - 1/31, 8 p.m.|
|Feb. 6||Indiana at Iowa||5:30 p.m.||bigtennetwork.com||LIVE|
|Feb. 13||Michigan at Iowa||1 p.m.||bigtennetwork.com||LIVE|
|Feb. 20||Iowa at Minnesota||2 p.m.||Big Ten Network||Delay - 2/21, 8 p.m.|
|Mar. 6||Big Ten Championships||3 p.m.||Big Ten Network||LIVE|
Click HERE for the full 2010-11 Big Ten Network Wrestling Schedule.