ESPN, Iowa Announce TV Schedule, Start Times


Sept. 18, 2014

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — ESPN and the University of Iowa announced today its television plans for the 2014-15 men’s basketball season. Thirteen Iowa games will appear on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or ESPNews, while the Hawkeyes will also appear five times digitally on ESPN3.


The Hawkeyes’ league opener at Ohio State on Dec. 30 is slated to tipoff at noon (CT) and be televised on ESPN2. Other Big Ten road games televised on an ESPN network include: Wisconsin (Jan. 20, 8 p.m.), Michigan (Feb. 5, 6 p.m.), Penn State (Feb. 28, 5 p.m.), and Indiana (March 3, 6 p.m.). Iowa’s road game at Nebraska on Feb. 22 is a TV wildcard selection and will air on either CBS or BTN. The game time and television designation will be announced at a later date.

UI home contests against Michigan State (Jan. 8, 6 p.m.), Ohio State (Jan. 17, 1 p.m.), Wisconsin (Jan. 31, 11 a.m.), and Rutgers (Feb. 19, 7 p.m.) will also air on an ESPN Network.

Five nonconference games will be broadcast digitally on ESPN3: Hampton (Nov. 14, 8:30 p.m.), North Dakota State (Nov. 17, 7 p.m.), Pepperdine (Nov. 24, 7 p.m.), Northern Illinois (Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m.), and North Florida (Dec. 22, 7 p.m.). The Hawkeyes’ opener against Hampton is part of a women’s-men’s basketball doubleheader. Lisa Bluder‘s Hawkeyes are scheduled to host USC Upstate at 6 p.m.

UI games against Texas (Nov. 20, 6 p.m., ESPN2), Syracuse/California (Nov. 21, TBD, ESPNU or ESPN2) and North Carolina (Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m., ESPN) were announced earlier this summer.

Date Opponent Time (CT) TV
Nov. 14 Hampton 8:30 p.m. ESPN3
Nov. 17 North Dakota State 7 p.m. ESPN3
Nov. 20 vs. Texas 6 p.m. ESPN2
Nov. 21 vs. Syracuse/California TBD ESPNU or ESPN2
Nov. 24 Pepperdine 7 p.m. ESPN3
Nov. 26 Northern Illinois 7:30 p.m. ESPN3
Dec. 3 at North Carolina 6:30 p.m. ESPN
Dec. 9 Alcorn State 8 p.m. ESPNews
Dec. 22 North Florida 7 p.m. ESPN3
Dec. 30 at Ohio State 12 p.m. ESPN2
Jan. 8 Michigan State 6 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
Jan. 17 Ohio State 1 p.m. ESPN
Jan. 20 at Wisconsin 8 p.m. ESPN
Jan. 31 Wisconsin 11 a.m. ESPN or ESPN2
Feb. 5 at Michigan 6 p.m. ESPN or ESPN2
Feb. 19 Rutgers 7 p.m. ESPNU
Feb. 22 at Nebraska TBD CBS or BTN
Feb. 28 at Penn State 5 p.m. ESPNU
March 3 at Indiana 6 p.m. ESPN
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