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Women’s College Basketball: Countdown to Columbus to Open the Season on ESPN

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ESPN’s television coverage of NCAA women’s basketball begins Sunday, Nov. 12, with the Countdown to Columbus doubleheader, featuring two top-10 matchups: No. 10 Stanford facing No. 1 UConn (1:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) and No. 9 Louisville taking on No. 5 Ohio State (4 p.m., ESPNU). Play-by-play commentator Adam Amin will make his debut as a new voice for women’s college basketball, working alongside analysts Kara Lawson and Rebecca Lobo, and reporter Holly Rowe.  More than 40 games will be available across digital platforms Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12.

Coverage continues on Monday, Nov. 13, as reigning champion No. 4 South Carolina faces No. 15 Maryland at 7 p.m. on ESPN2. Prior to this game, the 2017 WNBA Draft Lottery will take place live on SportsCenter at 6 p.m.

A total of 12 ranked teams will play across ESPN networks to open the season, including No. 1 UConn, No. 2 Texas, No. 4 South Carolina, No. 5 Ohio State, No. 6 Notre Dame, No. 7 Mississippi State, No. 9 Louisville, No. 10 Stanford, No. 12 Duke, No. 14 Tennessee, No. 15 Maryland and. No. 20 Texas A&M.

Women’s College Basketball Schedule (Subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Matchup Network
Fri, Nov 10 11 a.m. Kennesaw State at Clemson ACC Network Extra
  11:30 a.m. Sam Houston State at Arkansas SEC Network +
  1 p.m. Bethel at UIC ESPN3
  Delaware at Buffalo ESPN3
  1:30 p.m. Florida A&M at Eastern Michigan ESPN3
  2 p.m. Morgan State at Syracuse ACC Network Extra
  Detroit Mercy at Miami (Ohio) ESPN3
  2:30 p.m. Thomas University at Stetson ESPN3
  3:30 p.m. Hampton at North Carolina ACC Network Extra
  Wagner at Virginia Tech ACC Network Extra
  4:30 p.m. St. Francis – Brooklyn at St. John’s ESPN3
  5 p.m. Clayton State at Anderson ESPN3
  5:30 p.m. Villanova at Hartford ESPN3
  Eastern Kentucky at Bowling Green ESPN3
  6 p.m. Florida International at Miami ACC Network Extra
  Northwestern State at Ole Miss SEC Network +
  Tulane at Maine ESPN3
  Sacred Heart at Monmouth ESPN3
  7 p.m. Southeast Missouri State at Louisville ACC Network Extra
  Youngstown State at Pittsburgh ACC Network Extra
  Middle Tennessee State at Vanderbilt SEC Network +
  Sacramento State at Kentucky SEC Network +
  Alabama State at No. 4 South Carolina SEC Network +
  Saint Louis at Indiana State ESPN3
  Georgia Tech at Appalachian State ESPN3
  St. Francis (Pa.) at Toledo ESPN3
  Cincinnati at East Tennessee State ESPN3
  Colgate at Canisius ESPN3
  Navy at Marist ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Georgia College at Wingate ESPN3
  Purdue at Central Michigan ESPN3
  8 p.m. Alabama A&M at Alabama SEC Network +
  Houston at No. 20 Texas A&M SEC Network +
  Omaha at Bradley ESPN3
  IUPUI at Northern Iowa ESPN3
  Milwaukee at Drake ESPN3
  Kansas City at Western Illinois ESPN3
  9 p.m. Virginia at No. 7 Mississippi State SEC Network +
Sat, Nov 11 1 p.m. Mt. St. Mary’s at No. 6 Notre Dame ACC Network Extra
  Georgia State at Florida SEC Network +
  Chattanooga at Green Bay ESPN3
  Illinois State at Oakland ESPN3
  Ball State at Cleveland State ESPN3
  Kent State at Northern Kentucky ESPN3
  6 p.m. Manhattan at Stony Brook ESPN3
Sun, Nov 12 1:30 p.m. No. 10 Stanford vs. No. 1 UConn
Adam Amin, Kara Lawson/Rebecca Lobo, Holly Rowe
ESPN
  2 p.m. Colorado at North Carolina ACC Network Extra
  South Carolina State at Georgia Tech ACC Network Extra
  Central Connecticut at Virginia ACC Network Extra
  Samford at Arkansas SEC Network +
  Gardner-Webb at Kentucky SEC Network +
  Wofford at Georgia SEC Network +
  East Tennessee State at No. 14 Tennessee SEC Network +
  Murray State at Evansville ESPN3
  High Point at Ohio ESPN3
  UNC Asheville at Western Carolina ESPN3
  Stetson at No. 2 Texas
Fran Harris, Nell Fortner
Longhorn Network
  3 p.m. Vermont at Miami ACC Network Extra
  Louisiana/UNO at No. 20 Texas A&M SEC Network +
  Southeastern Louisiana at LSU SEC Network +
  Campbell at Kansas ESPN3
  4 p.m. No. 9 Louisville vs. No. 5 Ohio State
Adam Amin, Kara Lawson/Rebecca Lobo, Holly Rowe
ESPNU
  Holy Cross at UMass Lowell ESPN3
  No. 12 Duke at Grand Canyon ESPN3
  5:30 p.m. Illinois College at Western Illinois ESPN3
  6 p.m. Illinois at Florida Gulf Coast ESPN3
Mon, Nov 13 11 a.m. Cornell at Pittsburgh ACC Network Extra
  Warner at North Florida ESPN3
  Bowling Green at Detroit Mercy ESPN3
  7 p.m. No. 4 South Carolina at No. 15 Maryland
Pam Ward, Gail Goestenkors
ESPN2
  South Carolina State at Clemson ACC Network Extra
  Auburn at Virginia Tech ACC Network Extra
  Rutgers at Temple ESPN3
  Delaware at Hartford ESPN3
  SUNY Cortland at Binghamton ESPN3
  Iona at Jacksonville ESPN3
  Madonna at Eastern Michigan ESPN3
  Missouri State at Ball State ESPN3
  Maryland at Buffalo ESPN3
  8 p.m. Utah at Alabama SEC Network +
  Louisiana College at Lamar ESPN3
  Oral Roberts at UT Arlington ESPN3
  8:30 p.m. Kennesaw State at Ole Miss SEC Network +

 

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