Zags, Gaels, Cougars Headline WCC Schedule on ESPN - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Gonzaga Basketball

Zags, Gaels, Cougars Headline WCC Schedule on ESPN

Updated:
EPSN will air Gonzaga's scheduled game against Xavier on Dec. 31. The Bulldogs won last year's contest 64-56. (Photo: SWX) EPSN will air Gonzaga's scheduled game against Xavier on Dec. 31. The Bulldogs won last year's contest 64-56. (Photo: SWX)

At least 30 West Coast Conference men's basketball games will be on ESPN this year thanks to the new eight-year extension of the league's TV contract.

Many of the WCC games on ESPN will be on Thursday nights. And in all, ESPN will show 21 conference games on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU, including the conference tournament quarterfinals, semifinals and championship game on March 5.

The national network will air both of Gonzaga's games against Saint Mary's – the two teams that shared the WCC regular season title last year. ESPN will also carry both of the Zags' games against newcomer BYU (ESPN2). Overall, Gonzaga will appear on ESPN channels seven times during the conference season. BYU and Saint Mary's will appear six times.

In addition to airing conference games, ESPN will also air nine non-conference games involving WCC teams. Those games will be announced at a later date, as will which games will be broadcast on KHQ throughout the season.

 

2011-12 WEST COAST CONFERENCE MEN'S BASKETBALL TELECAST SCHEDULE

(All times Pacific; dates and times subject to change)

as of August 22, 2011

 

Thursday, November 24

Santa Clara vs. New Mexico (Anaheim, Calif.), 6:00 p.m. (ESPNU)

 

Friday. November 25

Santa Clara vs. TBD (Anaheim, Calif.), TBA (ESPNU/ESPN2)

 

Sunday, November 27

Santa Clara vs. TBD (Anaheim, Calif.), TBA (ESPNU/ESPN2)

 

Wednesday, November 30

Notre Dame at Gonzaga, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN2)

 

Saturday, December 3

Gonzaga at Illinois, 12:15 p.m. (ESPN2)

Oregon at BYU, 2:00 p.m. (ESPNU)

 

Saturday, December 10

Michigan State at Gonzaga, 6:00 p.m. (ESPN2)

 

Tuesday, December 20

Butler at Gonzaga, 6:00 p.m. (ESPN2)

 

Thursday, December 29

BYU at Saint Mary's, 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2)

 

Saturday, December 31

Gonzaga at Xavier, 5:00 p.m. (ESPN2)

 

Thursday, January 5

Saint Mary's at San Diego, TBA (ESPNU)

 

Thursday, January 12

Gonzaga at Saint Mary's, 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2)

Loyola Marymount at Pepperdine, TBA (ESPNU)

 

Thursday, January 19

San Francisco at Gonzaga, TBA (ESPNU)

 

Thursday, January 26

Gonzaga at Portland, 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2)

 

Saturday, January 28

Saint Mary's at BYU, TBA (ESPNU)

 

Thursday, February 2

Gonzaga at BYU, 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2)

Portland at Santa Clara, TBA (ESPNU)

 

Thursday, February 9

Saint Mary's at Gonzaga, 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2)

Santa Clara at San Francisco, TBA (ESPNU)

 

Thursday, February 16

Gonzaga at Santa Clara, 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2)

BYU at San Francisco, TBA (ESPNU)

 

Saturday, February 18

BYU at Santa Clara, TBA (ESPNU)

 

Thursday, February 23

BYU at Gonzaga, 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saint Mary's at Portland, TBA (ESPNU)

 

Friday, March 2

Zappos.com West Coast Conference Basketball Championships

Quarterfinals

5/8/9 vs. No. 4 seed, TBA (ESPNU)

6/7 winner vs. No. 3 seed, TBA (ESPNU)

 

Saturday, March 3

Zappos.com West Coast Conference Basketball Championships

Semifinals

4/5/8/9 vs. No. 2 seed, TBA (ESPN2)

3/6/7 vs. No. 1 seed, TBA (ESPN2)

 

Monday, March 5

Zappos.com West Coast Conference Basketball Championships

Championship game, TBA (ESPN/ESPN2)

  • College SportsCollegeMore>>

  • Zags Top WSU 7-2

    Zags Top WSU 7-2

    Payden Cawley Lamb and Sam Brown each drove home two runs as the Gonzaga University baseball team triumphed over Washington State University 7-2 Tuesday night at Bailey-Brayton Field.>>
    Payden Cawley Lamb and Sam Brown each drove home two runs as the Gonzaga University baseball team triumphed over Washington State University 7-2 Tuesday night at Bailey-Brayton Field.>>
  • Idaho's Butterworth Named WAC Track Athlete of the Week

    Idaho's Butterworth Named WAC Track Athlete of the Week

    Idaho’s Alycia Butterworth has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, for April 14-20, the conference announced on Tuesday.>>
    Idaho’s Alycia Butterworth has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, for April 14-20, the conference announced on Tuesday.>>
  • Fortier, Zag Women Add German Star to Roster

    Fortier, Zag Women Add German Star to Roster

    Emma Stach has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Gonzaga University this fall, Bulldog women’s basketball head coach Lisa Fortier announced Tuesday. Stach has had a prolific playing career already in Germany; one that started at the ripe-old-age of 13.>>
    Emma Stach has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Gonzaga University this fall, Bulldog women’s basketball head coach Lisa Fortier announced Tuesday. Stach has had a prolific playing career already in Germany; one that started at the ripe-old-age of 13.>>
  • GonzagaGonzagaMore>>

  • Fortier, Zag Women Add German Star to Roster

    Fortier, Zag Women Add German Star to Roster

    Emma Stach has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Gonzaga University this fall, Bulldog women’s basketball head coach Lisa Fortier announced Tuesday. Stach has had a prolific playing career already in Germany; one that started at the ripe-old-age of 13.>>
    Emma Stach has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Gonzaga University this fall, Bulldog women’s basketball head coach Lisa Fortier announced Tuesday. Stach has had a prolific playing career already in Germany; one that started at the ripe-old-age of 13.>>
  • Zags Top WSU 7-2

    Zags Top WSU 7-2

    Payden Cawley Lamb and Sam Brown each drove home two runs as the Gonzaga University baseball team triumphed over Washington State University 7-2 Tuesday night at Bailey-Brayton Field.>>
    Payden Cawley Lamb and Sam Brown each drove home two runs as the Gonzaga University baseball team triumphed over Washington State University 7-2 Tuesday night at Bailey-Brayton Field.>>
  • Cawley Lamb Named WCC Player of the Week

    Cawley Lamb Named WCC Player of the Week

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 02:42:55 GMT
    Gonzaga University senior Payden Cawley Lamb was named West Coast Conference Baseball Player of the Week, announced the league office Monday.>>
    Gonzaga University senior Payden Cawley Lamb was named West Coast Conference Baseball Player of the Week, announced the league office Monday.
    >>