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Posted by Michael Humes on September 5, 2012

ESPN’s BIG EAST Men’s College Basketball Television Schedule

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ESPN’s 2012-13 BIG EAST Conference men’s college basketball regular-season schedule will feature 129 conference games across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU as well as the ESPN3 simulcasts of syndicated matchups on the BIG EAST Network. An extensive schedule of non-conference coverage is to be determined.

The schedule is highlighted by the return of the popular weekly ESPN Big Monday franchise featuring a BIG EAST doubleheader with the Big 12 at 7 p.m. ET and 9 p.m., respectively. The eight-week series will begin January 14 with Louisville at Connecticut in a showdown of conference powers. A special Martin Luther King Day Big Monday doubleheader on January 21 will include Cincinnati at Syracuse at 3:30 p.m. and Georgetown at Notre Dame at 7:30 p.m.

BIG EAST Big Monday Schedule (all games on ESPN):

DateTime (ET)GameNetwork
Mon, Jan 147 p.m.Louisville at ConnecticutESPN
Mon, Jan 213:30 p.m.Cincinnati at SyracuseESPN
 7:30 p.m.Georgetown at Notre Dame ESPN
Mon, Jan 287 p.m.Pittsburgh at LouisvilleESPN
Mon, Feb 47 p.m.Notre Dame at SyracuseESPN
Mon, Feb 117 p.m.Marquette at GeorgetownESPN
Mon, Feb 187 p.m.Notre Dame at PittsburghESPN
Mon, Feb 257 p.m.Syracuse at MarquetteESPN
Mon, Mar 47 p.m.Cincinnati at LouisvilleESPN

ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise a minimum of five BIG EAST games a week with telecasts every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday as well as most Tuesdays and select Thursdays and Sundays. Overall, with the addition of ESPN3 and the BIG EAST Network, ESPN platforms will carry a minimum of 11 games a week. Over the course of the 2012-13 season, every school in the conference will be showcased multiple times on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU with a minimum of five appearances each.

Viewers can also watch live ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 game action online at WatchESPN.com or on smart phones and tablets through the WatchESPN app. The service – available to customers of Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Verizon FiOS TV and Comcast Xfinity TV – gives fans the ability to watch ESPN’s live networks, no matter where they are.

In March, ESPN will once again televise the entire BIG EAST Championship across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU.

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3 & BIG EAST Network 2012-13 BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Schedule
Dates, times and television listings subject to change

DateTime (ET)GameNetwork
Mon, Dec 31NoonCincinnati at PittsburghESPN2
Tue, Jan 18 p.m.Connecticut at MarquetteESPNU
Wed, Jan 28 p.m.St. John’s at VillanovaESPNU
 TBDSeton Hall at DePaulESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDProvidence at LouisvilleESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDRutgers at SyracuseESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sat, Jan 511 a.m.Pittsburgh at RutgersESPN2
 4 p.m.St. John’s at CincinnatiESPNU
 TBDDePaul at ProvidenceESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDSeton Hall at Notre DameESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDGeorgetown at MarquetteESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sun, Jan 6TBDSyracuse at South FloridaESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Mon, Jan 77 p.m.Notre Dame at CincinnatiESPN2
Tue, Jan 89 p.m.Pittsburgh at GeorgetownESPNU
 TBDDePaul at ConnecticutESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Wed, Jan 97 p.m.Louisville at Seton HallESPN2
 TBDSyracuse at ProvidenceESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDRutgers at St. John’sESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDVillanova at South FloridaESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sat, Jan 1211 a.m.Georgetown at St. John’sESPN2
 NoonMarquette at PittsburghESPNU
 TBDVillanova at SyracuseESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDConnecticut at Notre DameESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDSouth Florida at LouisvilleESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDCincinnati at RutgersESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sun, Jan 13TBDProvidence at Seton HallESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Mon, Jan 147 p.m.Louisville at ConnecticutESPN
Tue, Jan 157 p.m.Notre Dame at St. John’sESPN2
 TBDCincinnati at DePaulESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Wed, Jan 167 p.m.Pittsburgh at VillanovaESPNU
 TBDProvidence at GeorgetownESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDSeton Hall at MarquetteESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Thu, Jan 179 p.m.South Florida at RutgersESPN or ESPN2
Sat, Jan 19Noon or 1 p.m.Connecticut at PittsburghESPN2
 4 p.m.Syracuse at LouisvilleESPN
 5 or 7 p.m.Marquette at CincinnatiESPNU
 TBDGeorgetown at South FloridaESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDRutgers at Notre DameESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDVillanova at ProvidenceESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDSt. John’s at DePaulESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Mon, Jan 213:30 p.m.Cincinnati at SyracuseESPN
 7:30 p.m.Georgetown at Notre Dame ESPN
Tue, Jan 227 p.m.Pittsburgh at ProvidenceESPN2
 TBDLouisville at VillanovaESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Wed, Jan 237 p.m.South Florida at Seton HallESPNU
 TBDSt. John’s at RutgersESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sat, Jan 2611 a.m.Syracuse at VillanovaESPNU
 NoonLouisville at GeorgetownESPN
 TBDNotre Dame at South FloridaESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDProvidence at MarquetteESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDDePaul at PittsburghESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sun, Jan 27TBDSeton Hall at St. John’sESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDRutgers at ConnecticutESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Mon, Jan 287 p.m.Pittsburgh at LouisvilleESPN
 9 p.m.South Florida at MarquetteESPNU
Wed, Jan 307 p.m.Villanova at Notre DameESPN2
 9 p.m.DePaul at St. John’sESPNU
 TBDRutgers at CincinnatiESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDSeton Hall at GeorgetownESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Thu, Jan 317 p.m.Connecticut at ProvidenceESPN or ESPN2
Sat, Feb 211 a.m.Cincinnati at Seton HallESPNU
 NoonSyracuse at PittsburghESPN
 2 p.m.Notre Dame at DePaulESPN2
Sun, Feb 32 p.m.Marquette at LouisvilleESPN
 TBDSouth Florida at ConnecticutESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDProvidence at VillanovaESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Mon, Feb 47 p.m.Notre Dame at SyracuseESPN
 9 p.m.Seton Hall at PittsburghESPNU
Tue, Feb 57 p.m.Villanova at DePaulESPN2
Wed, Feb 67 or 9 p.m.Marquette at South FloridaESPN2
 7 p.m.Connecticut at St. John’sESPNU
 TBDCincinnati at ProvidenceESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDLouisville at RutgersESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sat, Feb 93 p.m.South Florida at VillanovaESPNU
 6 or 9 p.m.Pittsburgh at CincinnatiESPN or ESPN2
 6 or 9 p.m.Louisville at Notre DameESPN or ESPN2
 TBDGeorgetown at RutgersESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDDePaul at MarquetteESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sun, Feb 101 p.m.St. John’s at SyracuseESPN
 TBDConnecticut at Seton HallESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Mon, Feb 117 p.m.Marquette at GeorgetownESPN
Tue, Feb 127 p.m.Seton Hall at RutgersESPN2
 TBDVillanova at CincinnatiESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Wed, Feb 137 p.m.Syracuse at ConnecticutESPN or ESPN2
 9 p.m.Providence at South FloridaESPNU
 TBDDePaul at Notre DameESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Thu, Feb 149 p.m.St. John’s at LouisvilleESPN or ESPN2
Fri, Feb 159 p.m.Georgetown at CincinnatiESPN
Sat, Feb 16NoonVillanova at ConnecticutESPN or ESPN2
 1 p.m.Rutgers at DePaulESPNU
 TBDSyracuse at Seton HallESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDNotre Dame at ProvidenceESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sun, Feb 171 p.m.Louisville at South FloridaESPN
Mon, Feb 187 p.m.Notre Dame at PittsburghESPN
 9 p.m.Rutgers at VillanovaESPNU
Tue, Feb 19TBDMarquette at Seton HallESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Wed, Feb 207 p.m.Providence at SyracuseESPN2
 TBDDePaul at GeorgetownESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDSouth Florida at St. John’sESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Thu, Feb 217 p.m.Cincinnati at ConnecticutESPN or ESPN2
Sat, Feb 236 p.m.Marquette at VillanovaESPN or ESPN2
 9 p.m.Providence at RutgersESPNU
 TBDSeton Hall at LouisvilleESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDConnecticut at DePaulESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sun, Feb 24TBDPittsburgh at St. John’sESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Mon, Feb 257 p.m.Syracuse at MarquetteESPN
 9 p.m.Villanova at Seton HallESPNU
Wed, Feb 277 p.m.Georgetown at ConnecticutESPN2
 9 p.m.Louisville at DePaulESPNU
 TBDSouth Florida at PittsburghESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sat, Mar 22 p.m.Notre Dame at MarquetteESPN or ESPN2
 9 p.m.Rutgers at GeorgetownESPNU
 TBDConnecticut at CincinnatiESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDSt. John’s at ProvidenceESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Sun, Mar 3TBDVillanova at PittsburghESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDDePaul at South FloridaESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Mon, Mar 47 p.m.Cincinnati at LouisvilleESPN
Tue, Mar 57 p.m.St. John’s at Notre DameESPN2
 TBDMarquette at RutgersESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDSeton Hall at ProvidenceESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
Wed, Mar 6TBDDePaul at SyracuseESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 7 p.m.Georgetown at VillanovaESPN or ESPN2
 9 p.m.Connecticut at South FloridaESPNU
Fri, Mar 8TBDRutgers at Seton HallESPN3  BIG EAST Network
Sat, Mar 9NoonSyracuse at GeorgetownESPN
 NoonProvidence at ConnecticutESPNU
 2 p.m.Marquette at St. John’sESPN or ESPN2
 TBDPittsburgh at DePaulESPN3 & BIG EAST Network
 TBDSouth Florida at CincinnatiESPN3 & BIG EAST Network

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