Buckeyes set to play 4 consecutive night games this season


Ohio State will play nationally televised night games in four consecutive weeks next season.
The school announced Monday that mid-season Big Ten games will be televised either by ABC or one of the ESPN channels.
The Oct. 15 game at Wisconsin, the Oct. 22 game at Penn State, the Oct. 29 game against Northwestern at home, and the Nov. 5 home game against Nebraska all will be played under the lights. The Northwestern game starts at 5 p.m., and the others kick off at 8 p.m.
No other game times for 2016 have been announced. The Buckeyes open the season at home Sept. 3 against Bowling Green.
Ohio State is 46-23 all-time under the lights.  The team is 12-4 in home night games, 22-10 away and 12-9 on neutral playing fields. Ohio State has won seven consecutive night games since the Virginia Tech game of 2014. 

2016 Ohio State Football Schedule

Sept. 3 – Bowling Green

Sept. 10 – Tulsa

Sept. 17 – at Oklahoma

Sept. 24 – Off

Oct. 1 – Rutgers

Oct. 8 – Indiana

Oct. 15 – at Wisconsin (8 p.m. EDT on ABC/ESPN/ESPN2)

Oct. 22 – at Penn State (8 p.m. EDT on ABC/ESPN/ESPN2)

Oct. 29 – Northwestern (5:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN/ESPN2)

Nov. 5 – Nebraska (8 p.m. EDT on ABC/ESPN/ESPN2)

Nov. 12 – at Maryland

Nov. 19 – at Michigan State

Nov. 26 – Michigan

Dec. 3 – Big Ten Championship Game