Wisconsin Athletics – ESPN’s College GameDay to originate from Bascom Hill

MADISON, Wis. – ESPN’s College GameDay Built by the Home Depot will originate from the University of Wisconsin campus on Saturday, marking the seventh time the show has visited Madison. As it was during each of the last two visits, the GameDay set will be located on Bascom Hill, in the heart of UW-Madison’s campus.

College GameDay is hosted by Rece Davis with analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and David Pollack. Maria Taylor, Gene Wojciechowski and Tom Rinaldi are also contributors to the show. The show airs on Saturday mornings from 8-11 a.m. CT on ESPN.

Additional details, including those for fans planning to attend the GameDay set on Saturday, will be shared as soon as they become available. 

No. 5 Wisconsin takes on 19th-ranked Michigan at 11 a.m. at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday. The game will be televised by FOX.

Below is a list of the six previous times that College GameDay has been held at UW. The Badgers’ record is 3-3 when GameDay is on site.

•    Sept. 25, 1999 – No. 20 Wisconsin vs. No. 4 Michigan (L, 21-16)

•    Oct. 18, 2003 – No. 14 Wisconsin vs. No. 13 Purdue (L, 26-23)

•    Sept. 25, 2004 – No. 20 Wisconsin vs. Penn State (W, 16-3)

•    Oct. 16, 2010 – No. 18 Wisconsin vs. No. 1 Ohio State (W, 31-18)

•    Oct. 1, 2011 – No. 7 Wisconsin vs. No. 8 Nebraska (W, 48-17)

•    Oct. 15, 2016 – No. 8 Wisconsin vs. No. 2 Ohio State (L, 30-23 ot)