KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – In coordination with the Southeastern Conference and SEC Network, the University of Tennessee has announced its women’s basketball tip times and television designations for the 2019-20 season.
The Lady Vols are scheduled to appear on linear television 17 times during the regular season, including seven occasions on ESPN channels, nine on the SEC Network and one on PAC-12 Networks. Eleven other contests will be streamed live on SECN+, while the Portland State road contest will be streamed on Pluto TV Channel 352. Broadcast information for the contest at East Tennessee State will be announced at a later date.
In SEC play, 12 of 16 UT contests will be carried on linear TV. Home games included in that mix are Missouri (SEC Network whiparound), Georgia (SEC Network), Alabama (SEC Network), LSU (SEC Network), Mississippi State (SEC Network), Texas A&M (ESPN2) and Vanderbilt (ESPN2). Linear road broadcasts include Kentucky (ESPN2 or SEC Network), Vanderbilt (SEC Network), South Carolina (ESPN2), Arkansas (SEC Network) and Auburn (SEC Network whiparound). All whiparound games can be seen in their entirety via live stream on SECN+.
Outside of conference play, UT’s home games vs. Air Force (SEC Network) and Texas (ESPN2) will be televised, as well as its at road tilts at Notre Dame (ESPN2), Stanford (PAC-12 Networks) and UConn (ESPN). The contest at Portland State will be an online broadcast on Pluto TV Channel 532.
Among their home games, the Lady Vols have assigned the We Back Pat game to Jan. 26 vs. LSU and the Live Pink, Bleed Orange contest to Feb. 23 vs. Vanderbilt. The We Back Pat game is part of the SEC’s We Back Pat Week (Jan. 19-26) 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 4, through Sunday, March 8, 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 can produce for SECN+ any conference and non‐conference games that are not otherwise televised. Those broadcasts will be available on the ESPN app and SECSports.com.
Tennessee tips off the 2019-20 campaign with an exhibition game vs. Carson-Newman at 7 p.m. ET on Oct. 29. Season tickets are available now at allvols.com.