Courtesy of GoXavier.com
CINCINNATI – The Xavier women’s basketball team has announced its complete 2014-15 schedule. The schedule is highlighted by 16 games at Cintas Center, including two nationally televised games on Fox Sports 1.
The Musketeers open their 18-game BIG EAST schedule on Dec. 3 at St. John’s. Xavier opens its home conference schedule with back-to-back games inside Cintas Center against Creighton (Jan. 2) and Providence (Jan. 4).
Both of Xavier’s nationally televised BIG EAST games will be played at Cintas Center versus Villanova (Jan. 18) and Butler (Jan. 25). All 10 BIG EAST teams will appear on at least two nationally televised games during regular-season play across the FOX Sports, CBS Sports and ESPN networks.
The Musketeers will play 11 non-conference games with seven in Cintas Center. The squad’s season and home opener is slated for Saturday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. against Wofford.
Other home non-conference games include playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Virginia, Presbyterian, Robert Morris, Monmouth (N.J.) and Lipscomb. Xaiver’s four road non-conference games include trips to Binghamton, Middle Tennessee, Cincinnati and Kennesaw State.
The Musketeers will play two exhibitions during preseason action. Xavier travels to Western Kentucky on Nov. 1 and Miami (OH) on Nov. 8.
For the second consecutive year, FOX Sports 1 and 2 will provide coverage of the BIG EAST Tournament at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill.
The recently launched BIG EAST Digital Network, a branded channel within FOX Sports GO, will provide additional coverage of BIG EAST women’s basketball. Along with BIG EAST Tournament First Round and Quarterfinal broadcasts, BEDN is slated to stream 30 regular-season women’s basketball games during both non-conference and league play. The schedule of BIG EAST Digital Network games will be announced at a future date.
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