How to watch the Big Ten Championship game in New York
The Big Ten has released a set of instructions for fans and viewers to follow in preparation for the College Football Playoff’s opening round on Thursday night in New Orleans.
It starts with the announcement that the semifinals and championship game will be broadcast live in the New York area.
The conference is working with ESPN and CBS to broadcast the games live in its entirety, with CBS Sports Networks’ SportsNet New Orleans serving as the lead network.
“The Big Ten Conference is committed to making the most of our shared platform to showcase our game in an accessible way,” Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said in a statement.
“We have a great opportunity to showcase the College GameDay experience in New Yorker’s most vibrant city.”
This is the right way to bring this exciting and exciting event to a global audience.
We will make every effort to deliver a compelling and memorable event in New Yorkers hometown.
“We will continue to work closely with our media partners and partners in other countries to ensure a smooth and seamless transition for the fans.
More to come.
The Big 12, SEC and Pac-12 have announced similar plans to simulcast the games across the country.”
We are pleased to be able to offer the College Basketball Playoff to our fans, and we look forward to showcasing our conference’s unique blend of competitive and social elements in the coming weeks,” Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said in the statement.