The Big Ten has gone through a number of major changes over the last few years, most notably the additions of Nebraska, and now Maryland and Rutgers this season. The conference is also warming to the idea of adding more prime-time ESPN and ABC games to its schedule, and the first batch of those for the 2014 season have been announced today. Here is the list, via ESPN.com.
Sept. 6 Virginia Tech at Ohio State, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Sept. 20 Miami at Nebraska, 8 p.m. ET, ABC or ESPN or ESPN2
Oct. 4 Nebraska at Michigan State, 8 p.m. ET, ABC or ESPN or ESPN2
Oct. 11 Penn State at Michigan, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN or ESPN2
Oct. 25 Ohio State at Penn State, 8 p.m. ET, ABC or ESPN or ESPN2
Nov. 1 Illinois at Ohio State, 8 p.m. ET, ABC or ESPN or ESPN2
ESPN's Adam Rittenberg also writes that additional November night games may be announced at a later date.