The 2002 Big Ten conference football season begins this Friday night with Fresno State at Wisconsin. Ohio State also starts their season this weekend with a Saturday afternoon home game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders.
Friday, August 23: Fresno State at Wisconsin, 8:00 PM ET Saturday, August 24: Texas Tech at Ohio State, 2:30 PM ET
The rest of the conference will have to wait until the end of the month to start their seasons.
Saturday, August 31: Washington at Michigan, 12:00 PM ET Akron at Iowa, 12:00 PM ET Northwestern at Air Force, 12:05 PM ET Central Florida at Penn State, 12:10 PM ET Illinois State at Purdue, 2:00 PM ET Eastern Michigan at Michigan State, 3:30 PM ET Missouri at Illinois, 3:30 PM ET William & Mary at Indiana, 5:00 PM ET SW Texas State at Minnesota, 7:00 PM ET Wisconsin at UNLV, 8:45 PM ET
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