Five Lady Bear Games Set to Air on ESPN Network

Posted at 9:13 PM, Sep 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-14 22:13:50-04

Five Baylor women’s basketball regular season games will be broadcast on the ESPN network, the Big 12 Conference office announced Wednesday morning.

Baylor first appears on the network on Dec. 4 at 2 p.m., when the six-time defending Big 12 champion meets Tennessee for the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The powerhouse matchup will air on ESPN2.

The Lady Bears have a league-leading four conference games on the network during the regular season. The broadcast schedule begins with a road game at Kansas on ESPNU on Jan. 15 at 1 p.m., and continues with a clash at home against Oklahoma on ESPN2 on Jan. 29 at 5 p.m.

Two more road games round out ESPN’s regular season broadcast schedule for Baylor, including a 3 p.m. contest at TCU on Feb. 12, which was originally scheduled for Feb. 11 but adjusted to accommodate the broadcast, and an 8 p.m. game at Texas on Feb. 20. Both games will air on ESPN2.

Baylor’s matchup with four-time defending national champion UConn has also been picked up by SportsNet New York (SNY). The game tips at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 in Storrs, Connecticut.

Altogether, 19 Lady Bears’ regular season contests will be broadcast in the 2016-17 season. Thirteen are set to air on FOX Sports networks, five on ESPN networks, and one on SNY.

For the fourth consecutive year, the FOX Sports networks will also carry all nine of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship games. First rounds will be on Fox College Sports (FCS), quarterfinals on Fox Sports Regional Networks (FSN), and semifinals and finals on FS1.

Times listed are Central and dates are subject to change.

Baylor Lady Bears’ TV Schedule:
Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. – Baylor vs. UCLA (FS+)
Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. – Baylor vs. UConn (SNY)
Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. – Baylor vs. Abilene Christian (FCS)
Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. – Baylor at Tennessee (ESPN2)
Dec. 15 at 12 p.m. – Baylor vs. Winthrop (FS+)
Dec. 29 at 7 p.m. – Baylor vs. Kansas State (FS+)
Jan. 1 at 2 p.m. – Baylor vs. Kansas (FSSW)
Jan. 4 at 6 p.m. – Baylor at West Virginia (FS2)
Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. – Baylor vs. TCU (FSSW)
Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. – Baylor at Kansas (ESPNU)
Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. – Baylor vs. Iowa State (FS+)
Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. – Baylor vs. West Virginia (FSN)
Jan. 29 at 5 p.m. – Baylor vs. Oklahoma (ESPN2)
Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. – Baylor vs. Texas (FS1)
Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. – Baylor at TCU (ESPN2)
Feb. 18 at 5 p.m. – Baylor vs. Oklahoma State (FS+)
Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. – Baylor at Texas (ESPN2)
Feb. 25 at 12 p.m. – Baylor vs. Texas Tech (FSSW)
Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. – Baylor at Oklahoma (FS1)
March 3 at 6 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. – Big 12 Championship First Round (FCS)
March 4 at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 6 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. – Big 12 Championship Quarterfinals (FSN)
March 5 at 1:30 p.m. & 4 p.m. – Big 12 Championship Semifinals (FS1)
March 6 at 8 p.m. – Big 12 Championship Final (FS1)