Big 12 announces ESPN Women's Basketball telecast schedule

From the Big 12 Conference

Big 12 women's basketball will be featured in nine matchups on ESPN networks during the 2011-12 season with three of the appearances on Big Monday.

Defending national champion Texas A&M opens the season by hosting Louisville in the fourth annual ESPN College Hoops Tip-off Marathon. Other non-conference contests include the Aggies, Baylor and Oklahoma versus Connecticut along with Baylor at Tennessee, and against St. John's at Madison Square Garden.

Conference matchups will occur in February as teams battle for the Big 12 title. Oklahoma at Baylor will be featured as well as Iowa State at Texas Tech and Baylor at Texas A&M.

The Big 12 television package will include a total of 35 appearances on national or regional television.

2011-12 Big 12 ESPN Television Schedule

Nov. 15 Louisville at Texas A&M (ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon) ESPNU 3:00 p.m.

Nov. 27 Baylor at Tennessee ESPN2 1:30 p.m.

Dec. 6 Texas A&M at Connecticut (Women's Jimmy V Classic) ESPN2 6:00 p.m.

Dec. 11 Baylor vs. St. John's (Maggie Dixon Classic) ESPNU 10:00 a.m.

Dec. 18 Connecticut at Baylor ESPN 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 6 Oklahoma at Baylor (Big Monday) ESPN2 8:00 p.m.

Feb. 12 Iowa State at Texas Tech (Play 4Kay) ESPN2 1:30 p.m.

Feb. 13 Connecticut at Oklahoma (Big Monday - Play 4Kay) ESPN2 8:00 p.m.

Feb. 27 Baylor at Texas A&M (Big Monday) ESPN2 6:00 p.m.