Oct. 3, 2008
BERKELEY - Seven California women's basketball games will be televised during the 2008-09 season, it was announced Friday. Fox Sports Net will broadcast four games, while Comcast will feature three contests. The Pac-10 schedule features 21 games televised on FSN, including 15 regular-season conference matchups.
Comcast will televise three home games - Nov. 21 against Rutgers, Jan. 31 against USC and Feb. 19 versus Oregon. The tip-off of the Oregon game has been changed to 8 p.m., and Comcast will feature the Cal men's basketball game against the Ducks in Eugene, Ore., beginning at 6 p.m.
FSN's coverage begins with the Jan. 11 home game versus Washington. FSN will broadcast both games of the Cal-Stanford rivalry - Jan. 18 in Berkeley and Feb. 14 at Stanford. The Bears' home game against Oregon State on Feb. 21 will be shown by Fox Sports Net. The Cal vs. Washington game has been moved from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11 and the home against Stanford has been moved from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18.
FSN also has the option of picking up the California at UCLA game on March 1 as well as the Pac-10 matchup March 7 when the Bears host Arizona. FSN will broadcast three games of the Pac-10 Tournament - the semifinal games on Saturday, March 14 and the championship game on Sunday, March 15.
Cal will play two exhibitions in Berkeley - Nov. 5 against Chico State and Vanguard on Nov. 9 - before opening its 2008-09 campaign versus Albany on Nov. 14.
The California women's basketball team's 2008-09 schedule features six teams that competed in the 2008 NCAA Tournament and three WNIT selections. Last season, Cal set a school record for wins in a season with a 27-7 overall mark and earned a school-record third straight NCAA Tournament selection. Led by first-team All-Pac-10 choices Ashley Walker and Devanei Hampton, Cal returns all five starters this season.
2009-09 California women's basketball TV schedule: Date Game Network Friday, Nov. 21 California vs. Rutgers Comcast Sunday, Jan. 11 California vs. Washington FSN Sunday, Jan. 18 California vs. Stanford FSN Saturday, Jan. 31 California vs. USC Comcast Saturday, Feb. 14 California at Stanford FSN Thursday, Feb. 19 California vs. Oregon Comcast Saturday, Feb. 21 California vs. Oregon State FSN