Nebraska vs. Minnesota, 11/11/17

Minnesota's Antonio Shenault misses a punt return under coverage from Nebraska's Jeremiah Stovall on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.


Nebraska's final unknown start time is now set.

The Huskers will kick off Nov. 18 at Penn Sate at 3 p.m. Central time, school officials announced late Saturday night.

Typically, game times are announced two weeks ahead of time. The Big Ten used its set of six-day picks -- the league is allowed to wait until six days out to slot a select number of games -- for its penultimate weekend of action.

The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1.

Nebraska lost to Minnesota, 54-21, on Saturday, while Penn State briefly trailed Rutgers but eventually cruised, 35-6.

Other Nov. 18 game times in the league include:

- Michigan at Wisconsin, 11 a.m., Fox

- Purdue at Iowa, 2:30 p.m., Big Ten Network

- Illinois at Ohio State, 2:30 p.m., ABC

- Rutgers at Indiana, 11 a.m., BTN

- Minnesota at Northwestern, 11 a.m., BTN

- Maryland at Michigan State, 3 p.m., FOX

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Parker joined the Journal Star as the University of Nebraska football beat writer in August 2017. He previously covered Montana State athletics for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2012.

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