KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – In coordination with the Southeastern Conference, SEC Network and ESPN, the University of Tennessee announced on Wednesday the majority of its women’s basketball tip times and television designations for the 2018-19 season.
The Lady Vols are scheduled to appear on linear television 14 times during the regular season, including eight occasions on ESPN channels and six with the SEC Network. Twelve other contests will be streamed live on SECN+. Broadcast info. and time times for games vs. Stanford and at Oklahoma State haven’t been announced.
In SEC play, 12 of 16 UT contests will be carried on linear TV. Home games included in that mix are Missouri (ESPN2), Kentucky (SEC Network), Arkansas (SEC Network), LSU (SEC Network), South Carolina (ESPN2) and Vanderbilt (SEC Network). Linear road broadcasts include Georgia (ESPN), Alabama (SEC Network), Vanderbilt (ESPN2), Mississippi State (ESPN), Missouri (ESPN2) and Texas A&M (SEC Network).
Outside of conference play at this point, UT’s games at Texas (ESPN2) and at home vs. Notre Dame (ESPN) are slated for linear television. The Stanford and Oklahoma State contests would seem to be likely candidates as well, but nothing has been confirmed.
Among those home TV games, the Lady Vols have assigned the We Back Pat game to Jan. 21 vs. Arkansas and the Live Pink, Bleed Orange game to Jan. 27 vs. LSU. The We Back Pat game is part of the SEC’s We Back Pat Week (Jan. 20-27) and brings awareness to the Pat Summitt Foundation and its fight against Alzheimer’s. The Live Pink, Bleed Orange game provides education and visibility about the fight against breast cancer.
The SEC Tournament will be played Wednesday, March 6, through Sunday, March 10, at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C. The SEC Network will televise the first three days of the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, while the semifinals will air on ESPNU, and the championship game on ESPN2.
All games on ESPN networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and SEC Network) are also available through the ESPN App, which is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices nationwide at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider.
Institutions have the ability to produce for SECN+ any conference and non-conference games that are not otherwise televised, which will be available on the ESPN app and SECSports.com.
Tennessee tips off the 2018-19 campaign with an exhibition game vs. Carson-Newman at 7 p.m. ET on Nov. 5.