Lady Bears to play UConn, Texas on ESPN networks

Lady Bears to play UConn, Texas on ESPN networks
Posted at 10:01 PM, Sep 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-25 23:01:10-04

ESPN’s flagship station will carry the Baylor women’s basketball team’s matchup with UConn at 8 p.m. Jan. 3, and when the Lady Bears head to play Texas Feb. 4, the contest will broadcast on ESPN2 at 6 p.m.

The Big 12 announced the news Tuesday that five games were picked up by the ESPN family of networks with Tennessee at Texas on ESPN2 at Noon Dec. 9, Baylor and UConn on ESPN Jan. 3 at 8 p.m., TCU at Oklahoma State Jan. 6 on ESPNU at 1 p.m., Texas at West Virginia on ESPN2 Jan. 6 at 3 p.m. and the Lady Bears at the Longhorns Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. on ESPN2.

Baylor plays two additional contests on ESPN2 this season with a neutral contest in Fort Defiance, Ariz. vs. Arizona State at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11 and at South Carolina Dec. 2 at 6 p.m.

With Kansas adding Baylor’s game Jan. 16 in Lawrence to its Jayhawk Television Network at 7 p.m., coupled with a live stream on ESPN+, the Lady Bears are slated to be on television 22 times with road games at Stanford Dec. 15 and at Kansas State Feb. 13 to be determined.

Baylor opens its regular season Nov. 6 with Nicholls State in Waco at the Ferrell Center at 6 p.m.