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Wisconsin football: Big Ten announces first three weeks of 2016 football schedule

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The Badgers also sold out their undergrad season ticket allotment.

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Wisconsin’s 2016 football schedule grew closer to formalization on Monday, as the Big Ten announced kickoff times for the first three weeks of the upcoming season.

The dates for Wisconsin’s games this season were already known, but Monday's announcement sets the kickoff times for the first three games. The opener vs. LSU at Lambeau Field on Sept. 3 was previously confirmed as a 2:30 p.m. CT kickoff on ABC; ESPN’s College GameDay will be there as well.

In Week 2, Wisconsin will host Akron for the home opener Sept. 10 at 2:30 p.m. The following week, the Badgers will welcome Georgia State on Sept. 17 for an 11 a.m. kickoff. BTN will broadcast both games.

Below is Wisconsin’s full schedule as it’s currently set:

DATE OPPONENT TIME (CT) LAST MEETING
Sat, Sept 3 vs. LSU *(at Lambeau Field) 2:30 p.m., ABC LSU won 28-24 in 2014
Sat, Sept 10 vs. Akron 2:30 p.m., BTN UW won 38-17 in 2008
Sat, Sept 17 vs. Georgia State 11 a.m., BTN None
Sat, Sept 24 at Michigan State TBD MSU won 16-13 in 2012
Sat, Oct 1 at Michigan TBD UW won 48-28 in 2010
Sat, Oct 15 vs. Ohio State 7 p.m. OSU won 59-0 in 2014
Sat, Oct 22 at Iowa TBD UI won 10-6 in 2015
Sat, Oct 29 vs. Nebraska 6 p.m. UW won 23-21 in 2015
Sat, Nov 5 at Northwestern TBD NU won 13-7 in 2015
Sat, Nov 12 vs. Illinois 2:30 p.m. Wisconsin won 24-13 in 2015
Sat, Nov 19 at Purdue TBD Wisconsin won 24-7 in 2015
Sat, Nov 26 vs. Minnesota TBD Wisconsin won 31-21 in 2015

Below are the first three weeks of the schedule for Big Ten teams, as released by the conference on Monday:

Student season tickets sell out in 90 minutes

Undergraduate season tickets for 2016 sold out in approximately 90 minutes, the Badgers also announced on Monday. The tickets went on sale on UWBadgers.com at 7:30 a.m.

The remainder of the 14,000 student-section seats will go on sale to graduate and professional students July 7 at 7:30 a.m. The likely sell out of that allotment would give Wisconsin its 24th consecutive season with a sold-out student section.

A "limited number" of season tickets will also go on sale to the general public July 1 at 8:30 a.m.