Pac-12 Networks unveils 2017-18 men's basketball broadcast schedule
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Regular season action begins with Pac-12 Networks’ Full Court Friday on November 10
SAN FRANCISCO – Pac-12 Networks today announced its slate for 152 live men’s basketball broadcasts this season. Again this year, the Networks coverage will culminate with live broadcasts of eight games during the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
With 152 live games, Pac-12 Networks will again this season feature more Pac-12 men’s basketball games on its air than any other sports television network. Each program will be featured at least 12 times: Arizona (15), Arizona State (18), California (22), Colorado (16), Oregon (14), Oregon State (16), Stanford (13), UCLA (13), USC (12), Utah (15), Washington (24) and Washington State (15).
The telecast schedule for Pac-12 Networks tips off with Utah’s annual “Night with the Runnin’ Utes” on Tuesday, Oct. 17 on Pac-12 Network, followed by Arizona’s annual McDonald’s Red-Blue Game live from McKale Center on Friday, Oct. 20 on Pac-12 Network. In total, the Networks will air seven exhibition games.
Regular season action for the Conference will begin with Pac-12 Networks’ Full Court Friday on Friday, Nov. 10, featuring coverage of 10 games across the Networks, including Northern Arizona at Arizona at 5 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. MT, Cal State Fullerton at USC at 7 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. MT and Coppin State at Oregon at 9 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. MT, with all three on Pac-12 Network.
Pac-12 Networks’ slate of non-conference contests includes San Diego State at Arizona State on Tuesday, Nov. 14, Missouri at Utah on Thursday, Nov. 16, Texas A&M at USC on Sunday, Nov. 26, Saint Mary’s at California on Saturday, Dec. 2, St. John’s vs. Arizona State at Staples Center on Friday, Dec. 8, Gonzaga at Washington on Sunday, Dec. 10 and Vanderbilt at Arizona State on Sunday, Dec. 17.
Of the 152 total men’s basketball games on Pac-12 Networks, 49 will be regular season conference matchups, beginning with Washington at USC on Friday, Dec. 29 at 7:30 p.m. PT / 8:30 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Network. Regular season conference matchups will continue throughout the season, including one quadruple-header Saturday on Jan. 13, four tripleheader Saturdays, one tripleheader Sunday on Dec. 31 and 10 doubleheaders across multiple days of the week.
Live coverage of the 2017-18 season will begin on Pac-12 Networks with the “2017 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Media Day Special,” scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 12. More information regarding the 2017 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Media Day Special broadcast will be announced at a later date.
The composite 2017-18 Pac-12 men’s basketball schedule, including television assignments, can be found here (PDF), while the online schedule can be found here.
About Pac-12 Networks
Pac-12 Networks is the innovative TV and multimedia company of the Pac-12 Conference and is the first such company to be wholly owned by 12 universities. Pac-12 Networks incorporates one national and six regional television networks, plus extensive digital content accessible through social media, university websites and Pac-12 Now, its TV Everywhere service. Each year, Pac-12 Networks offers live coverage of 850 sporting events, making it one of the top live sports producers in the country. In addition, Pac-12 Networks creates extensive original programming, provides visibility for marquee football and basketball events as well as traditionally under-served women’s and Olympic sports. Pac-12 Networks also provides training and paid internships for thousands of students of the Pac-12’s member universities, preparing them for careers in media. With headquarters in San Francisco’s SOMA District, Pac-12 Networks draws on the creative, entrepreneurial and technological culture of the Bay Area and nearby Silicon Valley. For more information, go to Pac-12.com.
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