Big Ten Network Basketball Visits Illinois

CHICAGO, Ill. - The Big Ten Network Basketball Tour will make a stop in Champaign this weekend for the Illinois-Northwestern basketball game at Assembly Hall on Sunday at 2 p.m. CST

The Big Ten Network, which is scheduled to launch in August 2007, will have a presence at the Illinois vs. Northwestern men's basketball game this Sunday. Fans entering the game will be given a game piece with details regarding the "Road to the Big Ten Tournament" sweepstakes. Fans have the opportunity to win a trip for two to the 2007 or 2008 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament. In addition, 100 first prize winners will receive an official Big Ten Network jacket. See game piece for details.

So, if you are at the game this Sunday, make sure you pick up a game piece from the Big Ten Network staff, who will be located throughout the concourse area.

Beginning at midnight after the game, go online to, and enter the code word from your game piece to see if you are a winner. Pop-a-shot stations will also be located throughout the arena where fans have the opportunity to win a Big Ten Network t-shirt.

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