Sirius XM Radio and Learfield Sports announced an agreement to broadcast Big Ten Conference football and men’s basketball games to listeners nationwide.
Starting 9/26 Sirius XM began airing live play-by-play of every Big Ten football game through the end of the regular season. A schedule of Big Ten men’s basketball games on Sirius XM will be announced at a later date.
“We’re thrilled to have completed this agreement in time for tomorrow’s games,” said Learfield Sports’ Senior Vice President Mike Behymer. “Big Ten Conference fans will be happy to catch their favorite University game action on satellite radio every week throughout the season.”
Learfield Sports manages multimedia rights including the radio networks to more than 50 collegiate institutions and associations including the Big Ten Conference and six of its members – Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin. SIRIUS XM has existing agreements to broadcast football and basketball games from Ohio State, Michigan and Michigan State.
Sirius XM also airs live games from SEC, ACC, Big 12, Big East, Pac-10, Conference USA, Mountain West Conference and Ivy League.