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Ohio State-Penn State Women’s Lacrosse to Air Sunday
The Penn State Nittany Lions (6-6, 1-2) will complete their 2011 home schedule on Sunday when they welcome ALC (American Lacrosse Conference) rival Ohio State (7-4, 1-1) to Jeffrey Field for a Senior Day contest. The network will televise the matchup on same-day delay at 4 PM ET with Mike Wolf and Kara Lentz calling the action.

Seniors Ashley Boccio, Mary Dean, Maggie Dunbar, Jackie Eastman, Megan Hollerbach, Laura Lesnick, Jen Steadman and Katy Wick will take the field for their final regular season game in a Penn State uniform. The Nittany Lions have won five straight against the Buckeyes.

‘Path to the Pros’ Continues as NFL Draft Approaches
With the 2011 NFL Draft just two weeks away, the Big Ten Network continues Path to the Pros: Part 3, at 10:30 PM ET Wednesday. The four-episode series is following four former Big Ten football players as they prepare for the NFL draft. Displaying their speed, strength and agility are J.J. Watt (Wisconsin), Quentin Davie (Northwestern), Dane Sanzenbacher (Ohio State), and Stefen Wisniewski (Penn State).

The 30-minute show takes viewers behind the scenes as these NFL hopefuls prepare for the next level of their careers, including completing individual workouts, attending meetings and being interviewed. Click here for a sneak preview of tonight’s show.

Wednesday’s episode will air immediately following Spring Football Report. Visit BigTenNetwork.com for a complete schedule.

Network Offers Coverage of Five Spring Games on Saturday
The Big Ten Network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten spring football coverage, with studio shows twice each week beginning with the first episode of Spring Football Report tonight at 10 PM ET. In all, the network will telecast ten Big Ten spring games and dedicate more than 26 hours to Big Ten spring football, with every team receiving live television or streaming coverage.

The network continues its spring football coverage with a live broadcast of the Michigan Spring Game at noon ET on Saturday. Fox Sports Detroit broadcaster Matt Shepard and former Michigan offensive tackle Jon Jansen will be on the call from Ann Arbor.

Four Big Ten spring games will also be streamed live Saturday at BigTenNewtork.com. The Indiana Spring Game will stream live at 11 AM ET and will air on the television network Sunday at 7 PM ET. Then, Iowa and Northwestern take the field for spring practice at 1 PM ET, followed by the Penn State Spring Game at 2 PM ET. The Blue-White game will air on same-day delay at 9 PM ET following Spring Football Report. Fans can also watch a delayed broadcast of the Wildcats’ Spring Game on Monday at 8 PM ET.

The network will produce seven episodes of Spring Football Report on Wednesday and Saturday nights today through May 4. Dave Revsine will host the shows alongside analysts Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith.

‘Big Ten Diamond Report’ to Cap Weekend of Baseball, Softball
Current Big Ten baseball frontrunner Michigan State will face Ohio State to open Saturday’s doubleheader on the Big Ten Network. First pitch is slated for 2 PM ET, immediately following the Michigan Spring Game. In the late game, Penn State invites Purdue to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park for a 5 PM ET start time.

The network continues its weekend coverage with a softball twin bill on Sunday, beginning with the Wisconsin-Indiana game at noon ET. Immediately following that game, Northwestern takes on Iowa from Bob Pearl Field at 2 PM ET.

After the live action, fans can tune in to the Big Ten Diamond Report at 6 PM ET Sunday. Rick Pizzo and Mike Hall join former Iowa pitcher and 1989 MLB first-round pick Cal Eldred and two-time Big Ten Player of the Year and former Northwestern shortstop Tammy Williams to review the sports’ top headlines and preview upcoming matchups. Viewers are invited to submit their Big Ten baseball and softball questions for the team of analysts to answer during each episode.

Did you miss last week’s Top Five Plays on Diamond Report? Visit BigTenNetwork.com to watch clips from previous shows. You can also see the clips by joining the network on Facebook.

BIG TEN NETWORK ADVANCE PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE

Wednesday, April 13 – Sunday, April 24

– WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 –

3 PM ET / BIG TEN SOFTBALL
KENT STATE AT PENN STATE (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

3 PM ET
/ BIG TEN SOFTBALL
MICHIGAN STATE AT NORTHWESTERN (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

5 PM ET / BIG TEN SOFTBALL
KENT STATE AT PENN STATE (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

5 PM ET
/ BIG TEN SOFTBALL
MICHIGAN STATE AT NORTHWESTERN (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

5 PM ET / BIG TEN SOFTBALL
ILLINOIS AT PURDUE (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

5:30 PM ET / BIG TEN SOFTBALL
IOWA AT MINNESOTA (live)
Marney Gellner – play-by-play; Stacey Phillips – analyst

6 PM ET
/ BIG TEN SOFTBALL
CENTRAL MICHIGAN AT MICHIGAN (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

7 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
AKRON AT OHIO STATE (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

7 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AT ILLINOIS (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

8 PM ET / BIG TEN SOFTBALL
IOWA AT MINNESOTA  (live)
Marney Gellner – play-by-play; Stacey Phillips – analyst

10 PM ET / BIG TEN FOOTBALL
SPRING FOOTBALL REPORT
Dave Revsine – host; Gerry DiNardo & Howard Griffith – analysts

10:30 PM ET / ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING
PATH TO THE PROS: PART 3

– THURSDAY, APRIL 14 –

7:30 PM ET / BIG TEN FOOTBALL
INSIDE MICHIGAN SPRING FOOTBALL WITH BRADY HOKE

– FRIDAY, APRIL 15 –

6 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
ILLINOIS AT MICHIGAN (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

6:30 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
MICHIGAN STATE AT OHIO STATE (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

7 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
INDIANA AT IOWA (live)
Eric Collins – play-by-play; Danan Hughes – analyst

– SATURDAY, APRIL 16 –

11 AM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
INDIANA SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

NOON ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
MICHIGAN SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (live)
Matt Shepard- play-by-play; Jon Jansen- analyst

1 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
IOWA SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

1 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
NORTHWESTERN SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

2 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
MICHIGAN STATE AT OHIO STATE (live)
Eric Collins – play-by-play; Scott Pose – analyst

2 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
PENN STATE SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

5 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
PURDUE AT PENN STATE (live)
Steve Jones – play-by-play; Gerry Kindall- analyst

8 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
SPRING FOOTBALL REPORT 
Dave Revsine – host; Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith – analysts

9 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
PENN STATE SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (same day delay)
Frank Giardina – play-by-play; Michael Robinson – analyst

– SUNDAY, APRIL 17 –

NOON ET / BIG TEN SOFTBALL
WISCONSIN AT INDIANA (live)
Leah Secondo – play-by-play; Stacey Phillips – analyst

1 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
MICHIGAN STATE AT OHIO STATE (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

1 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
ILLINOIS AT MICHIGAN (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

2 PM ET / BIG TEN SOFTBALL
NORTHWESTERN AT IOWA (live)
Eric Collins – play-by-play; Heather Lyke – analyst

4 PM ET / BIG TEN WOMEN’S LACROSSE
OHIO STATE AT PENN STATE (delay)
Mike Wolf – play-by-play; Kara Lentz – analyst

6 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL
BIG TEN DIAMOND REPORT (live)
Rick Pizzo and Mike Hall – hosts; Cal Eldred and Tammy Williams – analyst

7 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
INDIANA SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (next day delay)
Don Fischer – play-by-play; Buck Suhr – analyst

– MONDAY, APRIL 18 –

7 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
NORTHWESTERN SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (delay)
Ted Albrecht- play-by-play; Brett Basanez- analyst

– WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20 –

3 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
MOREHEAD STATE AT INDIANA (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

5 PM ET / BIG TEN MEN’S BASKETBALL
FIGHTING ILLINI INSIDER

5:30 PM ET / BIG TEN SOFTBALL
MICHIGAN AT PENN STATE (live)
Dan Kelly – play-by-play; Stacey Phillips – analyst

6 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
EASTERN MICHIGAN AT MICHIGAN (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

6 PM ET / BIG TEN SOFTBALL
IOWA STATE AT IOWA (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

7 PM ET / BIG TEN SOFTBALL
DePAUL AT ILLINOIS (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

8 PM ET
/ BIG TEN SOFTBALL
MICHIGAN AT PENN STATE (live)
Dan Kelly – play-by-play; Stacey Phillips – analyst

10 PM ET
/ BIG TEN FOOTBALL
SPRING FOOTBALL REPORT
Dave Revsine and Rick Pizzo – hosts; Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith – analysts

– THURSDAY, APRIL 21 –

7:30 PM ET / BIG TEN FOOTBALL
INSIDE MICHIGAN SPRING FOOTBALL WITH BRADY HOKE

– FRIDAY, APRIL 22 –

3 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
MINNESOTA AT INDIANA (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

6:30 PM ET
/ BIG TEN BASEBALL
OHIO STATE AT PENN STATE (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

7 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
MICHIGAN STATE AT ILLINOIS (live)
Dan Kelly – play-by-play; Scott Pose – analyst

8 PM ET / BIG TEN WOMEN’S LACROSSE
OHIO STATE AT NORTHWESTERN (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

– SATURDAY, APRIL 23 –

11 AM ET / MEN’S LACROSSE
FAIRFIELD AT OHIO STATE (live)
Rick Pizzo – play-by-play; Anthony Kelly – analyst

1:30 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
OHIO STATE SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (live)
Rick Pizzo – play-by-play; Derek Rackley, Dom Tiberi and Dionne Miller – analysts

2 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
ILLINOIS SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

2 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
MINNESOTA SPRING FOOTBALL GAME(live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

3 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
WISCONSIN SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

4 PM ET
/ BIG TEN BASEBALL
PURDUE AT NORTHWESTERN (live)
Wayne Randazzo – play-by-play; Danan Hughes – analyst

9 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
SPRING FOOTBALL REPORT 
Dave Revsine and Mike Hall – hosts; Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith – analysts

10 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
WISCONSIN SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (same day delay)
Mike Heller – play-by-play; Scott Nelson – analyst

– SUNDAY, APRIL 24 –

NOON ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
MINNESOTA AT INDIANA (live)
Wayne Randazzo – play-by-play; TBA – analyst

2 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL
MICHIGAN STATE AT ILLINOIS (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

2 PM ET
/ BIG TEN SOFTBALL
IOWA AT MICHIGAN (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

2 PM ET
/ BIG TEN WOMEN’S LACROSSE
STANFORD AT NORTHWESTERN (live streaming)
www.bigtennetwork.com

3 PM ET
/ BIG TEN SOFTBALL
OHIO STATE AT NORTHWESTERN (live)
Dan Kelly – play-by-play; Stacey Phillips – analyst

5 PM ET / BIG TEN BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL
BIG TEN DIAMOND REPORT (live)
Mike Hall – host; Cal Eldred and Tammy Williams – analyst

7 PM ET / BIG TEN SPRING FOOTBALL
MINNESOTA SPRING FOOTBALL GAME (next day delay)
Mike Grimm- play-by-play; TBA – analyst