On Tuesday, the Indiana men’s basketball program released its tip times and the TV channels for its 2021-22 schedule. Here’s everything you need to know about the release.
Here’s what time Indiana’s season opener is against Eastern Michigan
The Hoosiers open their season and the Mike Woodson era at home against Eastern Michigan in a game that’s scheduled to tip off at 6:30 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Network.
Indiana will have more games on the Big Ten Network than any other network
Indiana will have (at least) 14 games on the Big Ten Network, which is the most of any network. There’s only one game scheduled for Big Ten Network+ and that’s Indiana’s second game of the season against Northern Illinois on Nov. 12. In the release, Indiana noted that the game could air on BTN, depending on programming decisions.
The Hoosiers will play six times on FS1 – Nov. 17 against St. John’s, Jan. 6 versus Ohio State, Jan. 9 against Minnesota, Jan. 13 at Iowa, Jan. 20 versus Purdue and Feb. 24 against Maryland. There are three Indiana games scheduled to air on FOX – Dec. 18 versus Notre Dame in the Crossroads Classic, at Maryland on Jan. 29, and at Michigan State on Feb. 12.
Four of Indiana’s regular-season games next season will air on ESPN or ESPN2 – at Syracuse on Nov. 30, versus Illinois on Feb. 5, against Wisconsin on Feb. 15 and at Purdue on March 5 – while the Hoosiers’ Feb. 27 game at Minnesota will air on ESPN2 or ESPNU.
On Jan. 23, Indiana will host Michigan in a game that will air on CBS.
Some tip times are still to be determined
The tip time for seven of Indiana’s regular-season games will be announced at later dates – versus Northern Illinois on Nov. 12, against Marshall on Nov. 27, at Syracuse on Nov. 30, versus Nebraska on Dec. 4, against UNC-Asheville on Dec. 29, versus Michigan on Jan. 23 (either Noon or 3:30 p.m. ET), and at Purdue on March 5 (Noon or 2 p.m. ET).