July 20, 1999

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Big Ten Conference today released its television listings for the Sept. 4, 11 and 18th weekends, respectively, and included in the television listings was ABC television selecting the Ohio State vs. Ohio University game for a regional broadcast. The kickoff for the Sept. 18 game in Ohio Stadium will be 3:30 p.m. EDT.

The game, which will be held on Alumni Band Day at Ohio State, will be just the fourth meeting between the two schools and the first since 1902. Ohio State has won all four previous meetings by shutout: 41-0 in 1899, 20-0 in 1900, 17-0 in 1901 and 17-0 in 1902.

The Buckeyes’ 1999 schedule now features five games on ABC. Game times and television broadcasts for the remaining seven games will be determined during the season.


Date Opponent Time TV Aug. 29 vs. Miami @ 2:30 p.m. ABC Sept. 11 UCLA # 8 p.m. ABC Sept. 18 OHIO * 3:30 p.m. ABC Sept. 25 CINCINNATI TBA TBA Oct. 2 WISCONSIN TBA TBA Oct. 9 PURDUE TBA TBA Oct. 16 at Penn State Noon ABC Oct. 23 at Minnesota TBA TBA Oct. 30 IOWA % TBA TBA Nov. 6 at Michigan State TBA TBA Nov. 13 ILLINOIS TBA TBA Nov. 20 at Michigan Noon ABC

Home games listed in CAPS, @ Kickoff Classic at Giants Stadium (East Rutherford, N.J.), # Hall of Fame Game, * Alumni Band Game, % Homecoming.