Sept. 18, 2009
BERKELEY - California will make two appearances on CBS and either ESPN or ESPN2, as well as play at least seven contests on Fox Sports Net, for the 2009-10 men's basketball season, the Pac-10 announced. The Golden Bears will also be on ESPNU and ESPN2 three times each during the campaign.
Additional games will be broadcast on CSN California, and those contests and times will be announced once the schedule is finalized.
CBS will come to Haas Pavilion on Saturday, Jan. 23 to air the Cal-Oregon State game at 11 a.m. The network will also show the Bears' game at UCLA Feb. 6, with tipoff slated for 1 p.m.
The Feb. 11 Washington game in Berkeley and the Feb. 25 contest at Arizona will be broadcast on either ESPN or ESPN2, with the network decision revealed closer to game days.
FSN will make its first visit to Berkeley on Wednesday, Jan. 6 to show the Cal-UCLA game from Haas Pavilion and will remain in town to air to Jan. 9 USC contest. Both games will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Other FSN games are at Washington Jan. 16, at Arizona Jan. 31, vs. Washington State Feb. 13, at Oregon State Feb. 18 and vs. Arizona State Feb. 27. The March 6 contest at Stanford is a wildcard date, and the game could be picked up by either FSN or CBS.
Cal's Dec. 5 game vs. Iowa State in the Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series will tip at 8 p.m. and air on ESPNU. The Bears' first two games of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic in Berkeley - vs. Murray State Nov. 9 and vs. Detroit Nov. 11 - will also be on ESPN.
ESPN2 will feature Cal three times, starting with the Bears' two games in New York in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. Cal will face Syracuse at 4 p.m. PT Nov. 19 and will play either North Carolina or Ohio State Nov. 20.
The Bears' third appearance on ESPN2 will occur at Kansas Dec. 22 in a game set to begin at 6 p.m. PT.
To see the revised schedule with current tip times, please click here.
Cal returns two All-Pac-10 picks in Jerome Randle and Patrick Christopher this season. The Bears finished the 2008-09 campaign with a record of 22-11 overall and tied for third in the conference. Cal also advanced to its first NCAA Tournament since 2006.
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