2011 UW home opener could be moved to Thursday night, aired on ESPN

Ryan Greene of the Las Vegas Sun is reporting that Wisconsin’s home opener against UNLV could be moved to Thursday, Sept. 1, and aired on ESPN.

The game is currently scheduled two days later. If the move is finalized, the game will be played the night before classes start for Wisconsin students. According to Dave Heller, it would be the Badgers’ first Thursday game since 2000.

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