Gophers left off Big Ten Network's prime-time football schedule
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After ESPN/ABC unveiled its prime-time football schedule last week, the Big Ten Network followed suit on Tuesday.
The Minnesota Gophers were missing from the schedule.
As it stands now, the Gophers are one of five Big Ten teams not scheduled for a prime-time game this season. Wisconsin, Iowa, Purdue and Indiana were also left off.
Minnesota is slated to kickoff the 2014 with a Thursday night opener on Aug. 28 against Eastern Illinois. However, network assignments and game times have not yet been fully set for the season's opening weekend.
Additional prime-time games could still be announced in the next few weeks.
Ohio State and Nebraska both have a conference-high four games scheduled for prime time.
Here is the Big Ten's current 2014 prime-time schedule.
Virginia Tech at Ohio State, 7 p.m. ESPN
Penn State at Rutgers, 7 p.m. CT, BTN
Miami at Nebraska, 8 p.m. ET, ABC or ESPN or ESPN2
Cincinnati at Ohio State, 5 p.m. BTN
Illinois at Nebraska, 8 p.m. BTN
Michigan at Rutgers, 6 p.m. BTN
Nebraska at Michigan State, 7 p.m., ABC or ESPN or ESPN2
Penn State at Michigan, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN or ESPN2
Nebraska at Northwestern, 6:30 p.m. BTN
Ohio State at Penn State, 8 p.m. ET, ABC or ESPN or ESPN2
Illinois at Ohio State, 8 p.m. ET, ABC or ESPN or ESPN2
Michigan State at Maryland, 6 p.m. BTN