The highly anticipated football game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Ohio State Buckeyes has officially been scheduled for prime-time. The Big Ten announced on Monday that the September 28 home game will kick off at 6:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on ABC.
It will be the third night game for the Huskers this season and the first for the Buckeyes. The Huskers are currently sitting at a 2-1 record while the Buckeyes are 3-0. Both teams are favored to win their respective games this weekend.
The previous two face-offs between Nebraska and Ohio State have been during the evening as well. The 2011 game saw the Huskers win 34-27, but the 2017 game ended in a 56-14 loss.
The weekend of the Ohio State game is also planned as the biggest for recruitment of the season for the Huskers, according to the Omaha World Herald.