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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa women’s basketball team will take on California in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Sunday at 11:10 a.m. (CT) in Notre Dame, Ind. Fans should take note of the viewing and listening options for the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament.
Sunday’s game will be televised live by ESPN2 and will be a “home market protected” game in the entire state of Iowa and the Berkeley market in California. Cable television subscribers in the home market areas will be able to watch Iowa’s game on ESPN2.
DirecTV subscribers in the home market areas will be able to see the Iowa game on channel 782, 783, 784 or 785. If you live outside the state of Iowa or the Berkeley market in California, you must be an ESPN Full Court subscriber to see the Iowa game in its entirety.
Dish Network subscribers in the home market areas can see the Iowa game on channel 145, 146, 147 or 148. If you have Dish Network and live outside the state of Iowa or the Berkeley market in California, you must be an ESPN Full Court subscriber to see the Iowa game in its entirety.
ESPN Full Court is available to cable and satellite customers and will show every first and second round game, for a $79 charge.
The main ESPN2 station for DirecTV (channel 209) and Dish Network (144) will cover “whip-around” coverage of all games, bouncing from game to game to show action across the tournament. If you are a cable television subscriber outside of Iowa or the Berkeley market in California, the ESPN2 channel will also show “whip-around” coverage.
Fans that have access to ESPN3.com can see all 63 games of the NCAA Tournament live online. Fans can also download the WatchESPN app on smartphones and tablets to see NCAA Tournament action.
Audio coverage for all Iowa NCAA Tournament games can also be found on AM-1040, Des Moines, AM-800 KXIC, Iowa City and AM-1360 KMJM, Cedar Rapids. Fans can also purchase an All-Access subscription at hawkeyesports.com to get live audio coverage.