Sept. 25, 2013
AUBURN, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference unveiled the 2014 women's basketball television schedule on Wednesday with Auburn slated to play in six televised games. In the fifth year of its agreement with ESPN, 58 regular season games and all 13 tournament games will be televised live.
The Tigers, under second-year head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy, will make their television debut on Sunday, Jan. 12 in a 1:30 p.m. CT game against South Carolina at Auburn Arena. That game will air on SportSouth.
Auburn will then host Kentucky on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. CT, in a game that will air live on regionally-syndicated SEC TV. The Tigers' first road TV game will be on Sunday, Jan. 26 as Auburn travels to Florida for a 2 p.m. CT, game that will air on ESPNU.
Auburn's 6 p.m. CT, game at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Feb. 13 will be the first of two that will on CSS. The other comes a week later as Auburn plays at Tennessee in a 6 p.m. CT, Thursday game.
Sandwiched in between those games is a Sunday, Feb. 16 home game against Missouri that will air at 2 p.m. CT, on SportSouth.
Regionally-syndicated games will be shown on SEC TV as part of ESPN Regional Television (ERT). The majority of games not televised nationally (SEC TV, CSS, SportSouth) will be available as a part of ESPN Full Court, the pay subscription college basketball out-of-market service, and on ESPN3. All programming on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will be available on computers at WatchESPN.com and on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.
The SEC Women's Basketball Tournament, scheduled for March 5-9 at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga., will feature all 14 teams. The tournament, which had been a four-day event since 1992, expanded to five days last season with the addition of Missouri and Texas A&M to the league.
Fox Sports Net will televise all tournament games played Wednesday - Friday. The semifinals will be aired on ESPNU for the fifth consecutive year, while the championship game will move to ESPN from ESPN2.