LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/26/13) – The Southeastern Conference released the women’s basketball TV schedule for the 2013-14 season, which gives the Kentucky women’s basketball team at least 12 appearances, including four games on the ESPN family of networks. Additional game times and the UK IMG Sports Network TV selections will be released at a later date.
Twelve of UK’s 29 regular season games have been selected for national or regional TV. Two matchups will be featured on ESPN2 (at Texas A&M on Feb. 23 and home on Senior Day vs. Vanderbilt on March 2), while ESPNU will televise UK’s matchup at home vs. Missouri on Jan. 12. The Wildcats’ matchup at Tennessee on Feb. 16, will be showcased in a new ESPN Sunday afternoon package. The game is set to tip at 1 p.m. ET and is one of only five games in the package.
Fox Sports 1 will televise UK’s road game at DePaul on Dec. 12. SportSouth picked up three home games on Jan. 26 vs. Arkansas, Feb. 2 vs. LSU (National Girls & Women in Sports Day/Girl Scout Day) and Feb. 13 vs. Ole Miss (Pink Zone) and one road game Jan. 30 at Georgia. CSS will broadcast both of the Wildcats’ matchups with Florida (Jan. 5 and Feb. 9). Kentucky’s lone game versus Auburn on the Plains (Jan. 19) this season will be featured on SEC TV.
In addition to the 11 regular season games, the entire SEC Tournament in Duluth, Ga., will be broadcast with the first and second rounds airing on SportSouth. The semifinals will run on ESPNU for the fifth consecutive year, while ESPN will carry the championship game.
The majority of games not televised nationally will be available as a part of ESPN Full Court, the pay subscription college basketball out-of-market service, and on ESPN3. All programming on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will be available on computers at WatchESPN.com and on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.
Season tickets for UK’s entire 17-game home schedule are on sale now for $65. Lower-level chair back seating ($80) is sold out.
Single-game tickets may be purchased online or by calling the UK Ticket Office at 800-928-2287 or 859-257-1818 in late October. Tickets may be available in the reserved seating areas and in the general admission upper-level bleachers. Prices are as follows: $9 reserved seats (all ages), $8 adult general admission, $5 youth/senior general admission (18 and under, 65 and over). Children ages 5 and under are admitted free of charge in the general admission seating area.
Fans interested in season tickets can go to UKathletics.com or call the UK ticket office at 1-800-928-CATS.
2013-14 UK Hoops TV Games (All game times are Eastern Standard Time):
• Dec. 12 (Thurs) at DePaul – Fox Sports 1 – 7 p.m.
• Jan. 5 (Sun) FLORIDA – CSS – 3 p.m.
• Jan. 12 (Sun) MISSOURI – ESPNU – 5 p.m.
• Jan. 19 (Thurs) at Auburn – SEC TV – 2 p.m.
• Jan. 26 (Sun) ARKANSAS (Alumni Day) – SPSO – 1 p.m.
• Jan. 30 (Thurs) at Georgia – SPSO – 9 p.m.
• Feb. 2 (Sun) LSU (National Girls & Women in Sports Day/Girl Scout Day) – SPSO – Noon
• Feb. 9 (Sun) at Florida – CSS – Noon
• Feb. 13 (Thurs) OLE MISS (Pink Zone) – SPSO – 7 p.m.
• Feb. 16 (Sun) at Tennessee – ESPN – 1 p.m.
• Feb. 23 (Sun) at Texas A&M – ESPN2 – 2 p.m.
• March 2 (Sun) VANDERBILT (Senior Day) – ESPN2 – 4 p.m.
SEC TV – Over-the-air syndication package
SPSO – SportSouth, FS Southwest, FS Midwest, Sun Sports, CSS – Comcast Sports Southeast
Information provided by Susan Lax (UK Athletics)
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