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Posted by Rachel Margolis on February 11, 2013

Women’s College Basketball: 12-Game Play 4Kay Initiative Capped by No. 1 Baylor at No. 3 UConn

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A full slate of games on ESPN3 and the annual Play 4Kay initiative round out ESPN’s women’s college basketball schedule this week.  Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 13, this week’s schedule will feature 13 exclusive games and culminate with No. 1 Baylor at No. 3 Connecticut on Monday, Feb. 18, at 9 p.m. as the last of 12 games in the two-day Play 4Kay initiative on ESPN2’s Big Monday Presented by Bud Light series.

Highlights:

  • Clemson travels to No. 7 Maryland in an ACC battle Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. on ESPN3.
  • Pittsburgh takes on No. 23 Syracuse in a BIG EAST matchup Saturday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. on ESPN3 and the syndicated BIG EAST Network.
  • An SEC tilt between No. 16 South Carolina at Mississippi on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. on ESPN3 and the syndicated SEC Network.
  • Play 4Kay on Sunday, February 17, and Monday, February 18, features an event-high 24 teams across ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 and includes 12 teams ranked in the Associated Press Poll. The schedule also includes six matchups featuring a top-10 team, three top 25 games and a powerhouse contest between No. 1 Baylor and No. 3 Connecticut.

Weekly Women’s Basketball Schedule (Subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Game/Commentators Network(s)
Wed, Feb 13 7 p.m. Maine at Hartford ESPN3
Thu, Feb 14 6 p.m. Canisius at Fairfield
Dean Darling & Julianne Viani
ESPN3
  6:30 p.m. Stephen F. Austin at Nicholls State ESPN3
  7 p.m. NC State at Florida State ESPN3
  7 p.m. Clemson at No. 7 Maryland
Michele Smith & Steffi Sorensen
ESPN3
Fri, Feb 15 5 p.m. Niagara at Marist
Ed Cohen & Julianne Viani
ESPNU / WatchESPN
Sat, Feb 16 noon Chattanooga at College of Charleston ESPN3
  2 p.m. Pittsburgh at No. 23 Syracuse
Bob Picozzi & LaChina Robinson
BIG EAST Network / ESPN3
  3 p.m. Radford at Liberty ESPN3
  4:30 p.m. Kennesaw State at USC Upstate ESPN3
  5 p.m. Florida Gulf Coast at Lipscomb ESPN3
Sun, Feb 17 1 p.m. Loyola (Md.) at Rider
Dean Darling & Phyllis Mangina
ESPN3
  2 p.m. Albany at Hartford
Eric Frede & Leah Secondo
ESPN3
  No. 16 South Carolina at Mississippi
Cara Capuano & Steffi Sorensen
SEC Network / ESPN3
Mon, Feb 18 4:30 p.m. Norfolk State at Hampton
Melissa Lee & Christy Winters Scott
ESPNU / WatchESPN
  7 p.m. Mercer at USC Upstate ESPN3
  9 p.m. Stetson at Lipscomb ESPN3

2013 Play 4Kay Schedule (Subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Game/Commentators Network(s)
Sun, Feb 17 1:30 p.m. DePaul at No. 10 Louisville
Jim Barbar & Sonya Beeler
ESPNU / WatchESPN
  2:30 p.m. **No. 2 Notre Dame at Marquette
Pam Ward &Stephanie White
ESPN2 / ESPN3
  **No. 22 Oklahoma at Kansas
Holly Rowe & Fran Fraschilla
ESPN2 / ESPN3
  **Georgia Tech at NC State
Joe Davis & Deb Antonelli
ESPN2 / ESPN3
  **Alabama at Auburn
Clay Matvick & Brooke Weisbrod
ESPN2 / ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. No. 4 Stanford at No. 15 UCLA
Rich Cellini & Rosalyn Gold-Onwude
ESPNU / WatchESPN
  5 p.m. **No. 7 Maryland at Virginia
Melissa Lee & LaChina Robinson
ESPN2 / ESPN3
  **Cincinnati at St. John’s
Bob Picozzi & Rebecca Lobo
ESPN2 / ESPN3
  **Vanderbilt at No. 12 Tennessee
Adam Amin & Maria Taylor
ESPN2 / ESPN3
  **Iowa at No. 18 Purdue
Beth Mowins & Nell Fortner
ESPN2  / ESPN3
Mon, Feb 18 7 p.m. Big Monday Presented by Bud Light: No. 9 Kentucky at No. 11 Texas A&M
Pam Ward & Stephanie White
ESPN2 / WatchESPN
  9 p.m. Big Monday Presented by Bud Light: No. 1 Baylor at No. 3 Connecticut
Dave O’Brien, Doris Burke & Rebecca Lobo
ESPN2 / WatchESPN

** – Regionalized telecast

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