It was Northern Iowa, lol.
I am left to assume they can only do 1 feed on the HD channel at a time (which was going on standard def the whole time anyway). The original standard definition channel never broke. It switched channels on DirecTV as well, and quite a few fans were confused. The quality of opponent doesn't particularly matter, if you're broadcasting on a regional basis, don't switch things up on the one region that wants to watch it.