USC Announces Full 2021-22 Men's Basketball Schedule; TV Set For Most Games
LOS ANGELES — The USC men's basketball team which went 25-8 last season and reached the 2021 NCAA Elite Eight has announced its schedule including television assignments for the 2021-22 season. The Trojans' ambitious schedule includes a potential 11 games against teams which made the NCAA Tournament last season, including six against teams which advanced to the Sweet 16.
The Trojans have a 47-17 record the past two seasons which ranks third among all of the schools in the six power basketball conferences, the SEC, ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, ACC and Pac-12.
Every USC men's basketball game will once again be televised, with 30 of the 31 regular season games already assigned. USC has 13 games during the 2021-22 season which are set to be broadcast on one of the ESPN network platforms including ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. An additional dozen games will be carried exclusively on the Pac-12 Network. USC also has four games selected for airing on FS1 and the game at Arizona on Feb. 5 has been selected as a FOX national game.
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Nearly half of USC's games during the 2021-22 season will be aired on one of the ESPN network platforms, starting with head coach Andy Enfield's return to Florida Gulf Coast on Nov. 16, where he began his head coaching career. ESPN will carry USC's two games at the Wooden Legacy on Nov. 25 vs. Saint Joseph's and on Nov. 26 vs. either Georgetown or San Diego State. The other games on an ESPN network are vs. Oklahoma State (Compete 4 Cause in Oklahoma City, Okla.) on Dec. 21, at Arizona State on Dec. 30, at Arizona on Jan. 2, at Stanford on Jan. 8, vs. Oregon State on Jan. 13, at Arizona State on Feb. 3, vs. UCLA on Feb. 12, at Oregon State on Feb. 24, at Oregon on Feb. 26 and the regular season finale at UCLA on March 3.
The four games to be carried on FS1 will be Jan. 6 at Californa, Jan. 15 vs. Oregon, Jan. 27 vs. Stanford and Feb. 20 vs. Washington State.
The 12 games selected by the Pac-12 Network are the season opener on Nov. 9 vs. CS Northridge, Nov. 22 vs. Dixie State, Dec. 1 vs. Utah, Dec. 4 at Washington State, Dec. 7 vs. Eastern Kentucky, Dec. 12 vs. Long Beach State, Dec. 15 vs. UC Irvine, Dec. 18 vs. Georgia Tech (Jerry Colangelo Classic in Phoenix, Ariz.), Jan. 20 at Colorado, Jan. 22 at Utah, Jan. 29 vs. California, and Feb. 17 vs. Washington.
The remaining Trojan games awaiting a television assignment is at Temple on Nov. 13.
The Pac-12 Tournament will once again be held in Las Vegas, Nev. at the T-Mobile Arena from March 9-12.