Big Ten basketball is right around the corner with the 2022-23 season quickly approaching. On Tuesday, the conference descended on Minneapolis for the annual B1G Basketball Media Days to preview the upcoming season.
During those meetings, the Big Ten Network unveiled its on-air talent and programming heading into the season.
New analysts for the network this season include Bruce Weber and Naz Hillmon. Weber is a former Illinois head coach with over 497 career wins and a pair of B1G Championships.
As for Hillmon, she starred for Michigan in Ann Arbor. Hillmon was an All-American and B1G Player of the Year for the Wolverines and is a current member of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream.
News from #B1GMediaDays: Announcing the on-air talent and programming lineup for the 2022-23 Big Ten 🏀 season
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Former Purdue star Robbie Hummel and Andy Katz are among the familiar voices returning to BTN for the season via the press release.
Surrounding men’s and women’s games on the Big Ten Network will be a mix of new and familiar voices with deep ties to the Big Ten Conference.
New to the network this season is men’s analyst Bruce Weber. Weber, a former Naismith Coach of the Year recipient who led Illinois to a national championship appearance in 2005, joins the network following 497 career wins and two Big Ten championships. The Big Ten Network’s returning men’s analysts are headlined by Robbie Hummel, Stephen Bardo, Andy Katz, Shon Morris, Rapheal Davis, Christy Winters-Scott, Stephanie White, Tre Demps, Trent Meacham and Mike DeCourcy with Brian Butch, Jess Settles and Nick Bahe also contributing.
Men’s basketball play-by-play responsibilities will be split between Kevin Kugler, Brandon Gaudin, Dave Revsine and Cory Provus, with Jason Ross Jr., Jeff Levering and Lisa Byington appearing throughout the season.
Sloane Martin returns as the lead play-by-play voice for women’s basketball, while Mike Hall, Matt Schumacker and Connor Onion will also play feature roles.
Joining BTN this year as a women’s basketball analyst is Naz Hillmon, former Michigan All-American, Big Ten Player of the Year and current member of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream. Hillmon will work alongside Winters-Scott, Autumn Johnson, Meghan McKeown and White as featured women’s basketball analysts.