Aug 15, 2013
The University of Minnesota volleyball team will be televised five times during the 2013 Big Ten regular season, announced today by the Big Ten Network and the conference office. Minnesota will be featured four times on the Big Ten Network along with one ESPN2 match this upcoming season.
The Golden Gophers will be highlighted twice on the road and three times within the confines of the Sports Pavilion. BTN kicks off its 2013 volleyball coverage as Minnesota hosts Indiana, Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. Minnesota then travels to Lincoln, Neb., on Oct. 4 as the Gophers and Cornhuskers match will be televised live at 7 p.m. The following week, Minnesota will be on the road at Penn State, Wednesday, Oct. 9, also televised live on BTN at 6:30 p.m. Minnesota’s last scheduled BTN game is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3:30 p.m. when Nebraska visits the Sports Pavilion.
The ESPN2 matchup will feature the Gophers and the Michigan State Spartans on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m., at the Sports Pavilion.
In all, 22 Big Ten Conference matches will be televised this season as two additional BTN wildcards will be announced for the weeks of Nov. 16 and Nov. 30. The BTN.com streaming schedule has also been announced and the listing can be found on btn.com.
Minnesota opens the 2013 campaign on Aug. 30-31, at the UAB/Samford Challenge in Birmingham, Ala. The Golden Gophers open the home season, Sept. 6-7, hosting Ball State, Duke and Western Illinois as a part of the Diet Coke Classic. All home matches will be played at the Sports Pavilion on the University of Minnesota campus.
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No. 3 Minnesota Falls to No.1 Nebraska
The Gophers won the first set 26-24, fell in the second and third 25-18, 26-24, tied the match in the fourth 25-22, but fell 15-8 in the fifth.