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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Network have unveiled additional television coverage plans for the first three days of the 25th Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament that tips off Wednesday, with State College’s WHVL-TV carrying each of the first 10 games of the event.
Penn State fans can tune into WHVL-TV to watch all 10 games over the first three rounds of the tournament, including Penn State’s opening round game with Illinois on Wednesday, February 28 at approximately 4:00 p.m. The game will also be carried via the Penn State Sports Network, on GOPSUsports.com and be available via BTN2go.com.
Coverage begins Wednesday with Wisconsin and Northwestern meeting at 1:30 p.m. The Lady Lions and Fighting Illini will tip off 25 minutes following the conclusion of that game.
A complete preview of the 2018 Big Ten Tournament can be found by clicking here.
Should Penn State win its opening round game, Lady Lion fans can tune into WHVL on Thursday, March 1 to watch the Lady Lions take on Michigan at approximately 9:00 p.m. Coverage of day two will also feature Rutgers-Purdue (Noon), followed by the winner of Wisconsin-Northwestern vs. Iowa. Michigan State battling Indiana (6:30 p.m.) precedes the game between the Penn State-Illinois winner and Michigan.
WHVL will carry all four quarterfinal games on Friday, March 2, starting with an afternoon doubleheader beginning at noon. Coverage concludes in a night-time doubleheader beginning at 6:30 p.m., with a possible matchup between Penn State and Nebraska in the nightcap.
WHVL is available over the air on digital channel 27 and on eight cable systems: Comcast in the State College area (Ch. 14 & 809), Atlantic Broadband - Johnstown and Altoona (Ch. 2 & 97) or Clearfield (Ch. 17), Windstream (Ch. 15), Tele-Media in Zion (Ch. 9), Penn State Campus Cable (Ch. 56), Nittany Media (Ch. 7 & 907) and Zampelli Cable (Ch. 29).