Pac-12 Networks to televise 10 Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament games

Former Stanford All-American and current WNBA star Nneka Ogwumike to make broadcasting debut

 ‘Pac-12 Sports Report: Women’s Basketball Selection Special’ Debuts Monday, March 17 at 7:00 p.m. PT

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., February 25, 2013 – With the Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball season coming to a close, Pac-12 Networks will be bringing fans comprehensive coverage of the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament along with additional original programming in preparation for the NCAA tournament.  

This is the second year every women’s tournament game will be nationally televised. Postseason action begins Thursday, March 6 at 12:00 p.m. PT at Key Arena in Seattle, WA. The bracket and game times will be announced after all conference games have concluded.

Pac-12 Networks has enlisted Anne Marie Anderson and Tammy Blackburn, Krista Blunk and Mary Murphy to rotate broadcasting duties while Jill Savage will be the sideline reporter throughout the tournament. Host Ashley Adamson and analysts Ros Gold-Onwude and Ann Schatz will contribute pre, half and postgame analysis from Pac-12 Networks’ San Francisco studios surrounding the first round and quarterfinal games. Former Stanford All-American and current WNBA star Nneka Ogwumike will make her broadcasting debut joining Adamson and Gold-Onwude in the studios during the semifinals.

In addition to the live action, Pac-12 Networks offers fans original women’s basketball content heading into the postseason. Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Selection Show will air Monday, March 17 at 7:00 p.m. PT. This one-hour selection show, featuring host Ashley Adamson alongside analysts Ros Gold-Onwude and Mary Murphy, will review the NCAA Tournament selections and analyze how each of the Pac-12 teams match up in the 2014 Women’s NCAA tournament.

Pac-12 Networks complete postseason women's basketball coverage includes:

  • First round, quarterfinals and semifinals televised live from Key Arena in Seattle, WA
  • On-air talent roster featuring Anne Marie Anderson, Tammy Blackburn, Krista Blunk, Mary Murphy and Jill Savage covering women’s basketball action from Seattle
  • Ashley Adamson, Ros Gold-Onwude, Ann Schatz and Nneka Ogwumike will provide pre, half and postgame coverage from Pac-12 Networks San Francisco studios surrounding each women’s basketball telecast
  • Game recaps and opportunistic features on Pac-12.com
  • Definitive, up-to-date bracket with live scores and links to game highlights on Pac-12.com
  • Fans can watch every Pac-12 Network game live on their desktop, tablet, or mobile device using Pac-12.com or Pac-12 Now, given they authenticate using their TV provider information
  • Encore showing of women’s tournament championship game Tuesday, March 11 at 10:00 p.m. PT
  • Regionalized encores of the most exciting regular season women’s games airing across all seven networks leading into tournament coverage
  • One-hour Pac-12 Sports Report: Women’s Basketball Selection Special, hosted by Ashley Adamson and analysts Ros Gold-Onwude and Mary Murphy Monday, March 17 at 7:00 p.m. PT

Tickets for the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament are still available. Fans can purchase all-session passes, as well as individual session by visiting Pac-12.com/tickets.

Below is the Pac-12 Networks telecast schedule and broadcast assignments for the Pac-12 Women’s Tournament. The first ten games will be available across all seven Networks and on Pac-12.com.

2014 Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Thursday, March 6

San Francisco Studios (pre, half, postgame shows)

  • Host: Ashley Adamson
  • Analysts: Ros Gold-Onwude and Ann Schatz

First Round Game #1 – 12:00 p.m. PT

  • PXP: Anne Marie Anderson  
  • Analyst: Tammy Blackburn
  • Sideline Reporter: Jill Savage

First Round Game #2 - 2:30 p.m. PT

  • PXP: Anne Marie Anderson  
  • Analyst: Tammy Blackburn
  • Sideline Reporter: Jill Savage

First Round Game #3 – 6:00 p.m. PT

  • PXP: Krista Blunk
  • Analyst: Mary Murphy
  • Sideline Reporter: Jill Savage

First Round Game #4 - 8:30 p.m. PT

  • PXP: Krista Blunk
  • Analyst: Mary Murphy
  • Sideline Reporter: Jill Savage

Friday, March 7

San Francisco Studios

  • Host: Ashley Adamson
  • Analysts: Ros Gold-Onwude and Ann Schatz

Quarterfinal Game #1 – 12:00 p.m. PT

  • PXP: Anne Marie Anderson  
  • Analyst: Tammy Blackburn
  • Sideline Reporter: Jill Savage

Quarterfinal Game #2 - 2:30 p.m. PT

  • PXP: Anne Marie Anderson  
  • Analyst: Tammy Blackburn
  • Sideline Reporter: Jill Savage

Quarterfinal Game #3 – 6:00 p.m. PT

  • PXP: Krista Blunk
  • Analyst: Mary Murphy
  • Sideline Reporter: Jill Savage

Quarterfinal Game #4 - 8:30 p.m. PT

  • PXP: Krista Blunk    
  • Analyst: Mary Murphy
  • Sideline Reporter: Jill Savage

Saturday, March 8

San Francisco Studios

  • Host: Ashley Adamson
  • Analysts: Ros Gold-Onwude and Nneka Ogwumike

Semifinal Game #1 – 6:00 p.m. PT

  • PXP: Anne Marie Anderson  
  • Analyst: Tammy Blackburn
  • Sideline Reporter: Jill Savage

Semifinal Game #2 - 8:30 p.m. PT

  • PXP: Krista Blunk
  • Analyst: Mary Murphy
  • Sideline Reporter: Jill Savage
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