Full WBB Slate to be Televised for First Time
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami women’s basketball team announced Monday its television slate for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
For the first time ever, all of the Hurricanes’ games—home, away and at neutral sites—will be broadcast live. It also marks the third consecutive year all of Miami’s home games will be televised.
The 19-game home slate includes two contests on RSN and one on ESPN2, with the other 16 shown on ACC Network Extra. The RSN games are against Duke (Dec. 31, 12:30 p.m.) and Syracuse (Jan. 18, 7 p.m.), while the ESPN2 matchup is versus Florida State (Feb. 11, 4 p.m.).
Miami’s nine-game road schedule features three games on RSN, one on Pac-12 Plus and five on ACC Network Extra. The RSN contests are at Florida State (Jan. 11, 7 pm.), Virginia (Feb. 18, 12:30 p.m.) and Georgia Tech (Feb. 22, 7 p.m.). The Pac-12 Plus broadcast is when Miami heads to Colorado (Nov. 18, 3 p.m.).
In addition, both of the Hurricanes’ games in the Puerto Rico Class are set to be shown on FloHoops. Miami faces both Sacramento State (Dec. 19, 6 p.m.) and Western Michigan (Dec. 20, 6 p.m.) in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
At the ACC Tournament, set for Feb. 28 to March 4 in Greensboro, N.C., the games will be televised on RSN, ESPNU and ESPN2, depending on the round.
The Hurricanes open their 2017-18 campaign Tuesday at 7 p.m., when they host Nova Southeastern on ACC Network Extra in an exhibition matchup at the Watsco Center.