The Minnesota-Wisconsin volleyball match on Wednesday, Oct. 18 will be telecast on a tape-delayed basis on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. It will be Minnesota’s fourth televised match of the year.
Minnesota has already had its match against No. 1 Nebraska on Sept. 10 televised live on CSTV, along with having its match against No. 2 Penn Sate tape-delayed on Comcast Chicago. The Golden Gophers also had this past week’s match against No. 9 Purdue broadcast on a tape-delayed basis on ESPN 2.
The Minnesota-Wisconsin match will be the Golden Gophers first appearance on Fox Sports Net North this year. Minnesota will also face No. 24 Ohio State on Friday, Oct. 27 in a match that will be shown on tape-delay on Fox Sports Net North on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 12:30 p.m.
Minnesota’s meeting against No. 11 Wisconsin features a matchup between the second and third place teams in the Big Ten. The Golden Gophers currently sit in second place in the conference at 7-1, while the Badgers are third at 6-2. Minnesota’s 7-1 conference start matches its best in school history. It is the sixth time they have recorded a 7-1 start in the first eight matches of the Big Ten.
The Golden Gophers are coming off a week that saw them go 2-0 against Indiana and No. 9 Purdue. Minnesota won in three games over the Hoosiers at the Sports Pavilion, and defeated the ninth-ranked Boilermakers in four games at Williams Arena on Oct. 14.
Minnesota will also travel to Iowa on Friday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.