KDKA/AP) – FOX Sports has reached an agreement with the Big Ten Conference to be the official broadcast partner of the 2011-2016 Big Ten Football Championship Games.

The Big Ten conference will be expanding to 12 teams next season, following Nebraska’s decision to join the conference this past summer.

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Once the league expands, it will be broken up into two six team divisions.

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The first conference championship will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium, the home of the Indianapolis Colts.

The Big Ten Network is a joint venture between the conference and Fox Networks.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.