National Champs To Get National Exposure in 2015-16

Nov. 6, 2015

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fans who want to watch the defending national champion Ohio State wrestling team on television or a mobile device will have plenty of opportunities in 2015-16. Nine of Ohio State’s dual meets will be carried live on either BTN or BTN Plus.

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In the month of November, both of Ohio State’s home duals – 11/13 vs. Virginia and 11/20 vs. Arizona State – can be seen in BTN Plus. A December match at Northwestern is also slated for BTN Plus.

As 2016 begins, four of the Buckeyes’ six matches in the month of January can be seen live. It all starts with a showdown against rival Michigan on Saturday, Jan. 9 that can be seen live on BTN. A Jan. 17 dual vs. Nebraska will be on BTN Plus, along with both matches on a roadtrip to the state of Indiana – Jan. 29 at Indiana and Jan. 31 at Purdue.

In February, Ohio State’s dual at Penn State will be carried live by BTN. A home contest with Wisconsin Feb. 12 will air on BTN Plus. BTN will also televise the NWCA National Duals and Big Ten Championships in Iowa City. The championships’ final session will be televised live at 4 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 6.

BTN will also debut a new wrestling show on Monday, Jan. 11. B1G Mat Attack will compile the conference’s most exciting dual matches from the previous weekend to be showcased on Monday nights.

Nov. 13 vs. Virginia (6:30 p.m.)
Nov. 20 vs. Arizona State (7 p.m.)
Dec. 18 at Northwestern (8 p.m. EST)
Jan. 17 vs. Nebraska (2 p.m.)
Jan. 29 at Indiana (7 p.m.)
Jan. 31 at Purdue (1 p.m.)
Feb. 12 vs. Wisconsin (7 p.m.) 

Jan. 9 vs. Michigan (5 p.m.)
Feb. 5 at Penn State (7 p.m.)