Big Ten Football Schedule, Game Times For Week 12

    Big Ten football schedule and game times for Week 12, including the showdown in Columbus between the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes and No. 13 Michigan State Spartans.

    September 26, 2016

    Seven games are on the Week 12 Big Ten football schedule and it all begins with a noon kickoff in Iowa City between No. 5 Iowa and Purdue. The Hawkeyes are looking to stay undefeated and in line for a spot in the College Football Playoff. Iowa will face a Boilermakers squad that has struggled this season with a 2-8 record.

    Also at noon, No. 14 Michigan will take its 8-2 record into Happy Valley to battle the Penn State Nittany Lions. The Wolverines have been a defensive force in Coach Jim Harbaugh’s first season in Ann Arbor and will face a Penn State offense that has struggled to put points on the board.

    At 3:30 p.m. ET, No. 25 Wisconsin will look to improve to 9-2 when the Badgers host the No. 18 Northwestern Wildcats. The Badgers two losses have come to No. 2 Alabama and No. 5 Iowa. The Wildcats beat Penn State last week on a last-second field goal to improve to 8-2.

    A major battle in Columbus takes place at 3:30 p.m. ET as well, as No. 3 Ohio State tries to stay unbeaten when No. 13 Michigan State comes to town. The Buckeyes have won 23 straight games dating back to last year.

    The complete Week 12 Big Ten football schedule, including game times and networks, is listed below. 

    Week 12 Big Ten Football Schedule

    Note: All game times Eastern.

    Saturday, November 21

    12:00 PM Rutgers at Army, CBS Sports Network

    12:00 PM Purdue at No. 5 Iowa, ESPN2, WATCH ESPN

    12:00 PM Indiana at Maryland

    12:00 PM Illinois at Minnesota, ESPNEWS, WATCH ESPN

    12:00 PM No. 14 Michigan at Penn State, ABC, WATCH ESPN

    3:30 PM No. 18 Northwestern at No. 25 Wisconsin, Big Ten Network

    3:30 PM No. 13 Michigan State at No. 3 Ohio State, ABC, WATCH ESPN

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