Aug. 22, 2007
2007-08 ACC Women's Basketball Composite Schedule
2007-08 ACC Women's Basketball Team-by-Team Schedule
2007-08 ACC Women's Basketball TV Schedule
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GREENSBORO, N.C. - Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford announced today the composite schedule for the upcoming 2007-08 ACC Women's Basketball season.
Highlights of the upcoming basketball schedule include:
- 52 televised games, making up 90 television appearances, including Arizona State at North Carolina on Sunday, Nov. 11 in the State Farm Classic on ESPN to open the 2007-08 television package.
- 10 ESPN2 games, highlighted by Maryland versus Oklahoma in the State Farm Classic on Nov. 11; North Carolina at Connecticut on Jan. 21; Tennessee at Duke on Jan. 28; and Maryland at Rutgers on Dec. 3 in the Jimmy V Classic.
- Seven additional nationally televised games on Fox Sports Net and affiliates, including Maryland at North Carolina on Saturday, Jan. 26; a rematch of the 2006 NCAA championship game, featuring Maryland and Duke on Sunday, Feb. 17, and the classic in-state rivalry of Duke at North Carolina on Sunday, March 2, which will conclude the regular season.
- 29 televised games, including 25 conference match-ups, on the league's regional sports networks. The four regional sports networks, which include Comcast SportsNet, Fox Sports Net South, Fox Sports Net Florida, and New England Sports Network, reach approximately 24 million households.
- Seven games of the 2008 ACC Women's Basketball Tournament to be held March 6-9 at the Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum - four on the league's regional sports networks and three nationally on Fox Sports Net and affiliates. FSN will broadcast the ACC Tournament semifinal games and the 2008 ACC Championship game.
- A nationally televised hour-long preview show on Fox Sports Net and affiliates with a time and date yet to be determined.
The 2007-08 women's basketball season tips off on Friday, Nov. 9 as Miami hosts Florida Atlantic at noon ET. Other season opener action includes Maryland hosting Princeton in the Preseason Women's NIT.
This season will feature the inaugural Big Ten/ACC Challenge, which will span at least four years. Purdue at North Carolina on Nov. 29 and Duke at Penn State on Dec. 2 will be broadcast on ESPN2. Four additional Big Ten/ACC Challenge games will be shown on the Big Ten Network.
The ACC's league schedule is set to begin on Thursday, Jan. 3, with Maryland traveling to Winston-Salem, N.C., to face Wake Forest and Virginia Tech hosting Boston College.
On Sunday, Jan. 13, the league's regional network will televise a rematch of the 2007 ACC championship game, featuring North Carolina at NC State. RSN will also air the mirror game, NC State at UNC on Monday, February 25.