Men’s Basketball Pac-12 Schedule, TV Information Released
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona men’s basketball program, in conjunction with the Pac-12 Conference, announced its league schedule, along with times and television information for the majority of the 2014-15 season, on Monday.
As has become an annual occurrence, the Wildcats will once again be one of the nation’s most visible teams in 2014-15.
UA is slated for a dozen appearances on the ESPN family of networks, including all three contests in Lahaina for the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Arizona’s non-conference home games against Gonzaga and Michigan will be broadcast on ESPN at 3:15 p.m. MST on Dec. 6 and 13, respectively.
Seven of Arizona’s Pac-12 games will be broadcast on the ESPN family of networks, beginning with the team’s home tilt with Colorado (Jan. 15, 7 p.m. MST). The Worldwide Leader will televise UA’s home dates with UCLA (Feb. 21, 7 p.m. MST) and California (March 5, 7 p.m. MST), as well as conference road dates at Stanford (Jan. 22, 7 p.m. MST), Washington (Feb. 13, 7 p.m. MST), Colorado (Feb. 26, 7 p.m. MST) and Utah (Feb. 28, time TBD).
CBS will televise UA’s regular-season finale against Stanford on March 7 (2 p.m. MST), while the network’s cable partner, CBS Sports Network, will carry Arizona’s visit to UNLV on Dec. 23 (8 p.m. MST).
Fox Sports 1 will televise the Wildcats’ Pac-12 opener against rival Arizona State on Jan. 4 (5 p.m. MST), and UA’s trip to Tempe will be carried by FOX at 2:30 p.m. MST on Feb. 7. FS1 will also broadcast Arizona’s games at Oregon State (Jan. 11, 8 p.m. MST) and Washington State (Feb. 15, 4:30 p.m. MST).
UA is slotted for 13 regular-season appearances on the Pac-12 Networks this season, including its first four of the campaign: the Nov. 9 exhibition against Cal Poly Pomona (4 p.m. MST), the season opener against Mount St. Mary’s on Nov. 14 (6 p.m. MST), its EA Sports Maui Invitational Opening Round game against Cal State Northridge on Nov. 16 (6 p.m. MST) and its tilt with UC Irvine on Nov. 19 (7 p.m. MST).
Additional Pac-12 Networks home games include Gardner-Webb (Dec. 2, 7 p.m. MST), Utah Valley (Dec. 9, 7 p.m. MST), Utah (Jan. 17, 5 p.m. MST), Oregon (Jan. 28, 8 p.m. MST), Oregon State (Jan. 30, 8 p.m. MST) and USC (Feb. 19, 7 p.m. MST). Arizona’s two road games set for P12N are Oregon (Jan. 8, 8 p.m. MST) and California (Jan. 24, 8:30 p.m. MST).
At the current date, time and TV information for Arizona’s trip to UTEP on Dec. 19 have yet to be announced.
Broadcast rights for the Pac-12 Tournament, set for March 11-14 in Las Vegas, will be shared by FS1 and the Pac-12 Networks.
The Wildcats return three starters and 10 letterwinners from last season’s squad that went 33-5, won the regular-season Pac-12 championship and advanced to the program’s second Elite Eight under head coach Sean Miller. In addition to a veteran core anchored by senior T.J. McConnell, juniors Brandon Ashley, Kaleb Tarczewski and Gabe York, and sophomore Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, UA also welcomes the nation’s seventh-ranked recruiting class to campus this fall.For the latest updates on Arizona men’s basketball and an inside look at the program, follow @APlayersProgram on Twitter and @uaplayersprogram on Instagram.