November 27, 2014

NU-UCLA kick off set for prime time

The Pac-12 Conference announced that Nebraska’s Sept. 8 game at UCLA will be televised in prime time. The matchup from the Rose Bowl will kick off at 4:30 p.m. PT (6:30 p.m. CT) and will be shown nationally on FOX.

The meeting will be the first between Nebraska and UCLA since 1994, and the 11th overall meeting between the schools. Nebraska holds a 6-4 advantage in the series between the schools. Nebraska won on its last trip to face UCLA at the Rose Bowl, winning 14-13 in 1993.

The game now gives Nebraska four scheduled prime-time telecasts for the 2012 season. Nebraska’s home game against Wisconsin on Sept. 29 will be televised by ABC, while its Oct. 6 game at Ohio State and Oct. 27 home game with Michigan will be carried on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. Each of those three games will kick off at 7 p.m. CT.

Game times and television information have also been set for three other 2012 games. The Huskers’ Sept. 1 season opener with Southern Miss will be televised on ABC at 2:30 p.m., while the Sept. 15 home contest with Arkansas State will be shown on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU beginning at 11 a.m. NU’s regular-season finale at Iowa on Friday, Nov. 23 will be shown nationally on ABC, beginning at 11 a.m.