Mountain West Releases Men’s Basketball TV Schedule
Nevada, New Mexico will both have at least three games on ESPN2
Nevada’s showdown with Arizona State on 12/7 will receive a primetime ESPN2 slot
The Mountain West announced its 2018-19 men’s basketball national television schedule.
A total of seven games are confirmed to be seen on ESPN2 throughout the season. Here’s the complete list of games on either ESPN or ESPN2:
The seven ESPN2 games are more than double last year’s total of three. One of the biggest matchups of the non-conference season, a Sweet Sixteen rematch between Nevada and Loyola Chicago, will be broadcast on ESPNews on Tuesday, November 27. The matchup is part of the final year of the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Challenge.
The complete list of televised games is below (or here):
In addition to the games listed above, defending Mountain West Tournament champion San Diego State will be participating in the Maui Invitational. Each of the Aztecs’ three matchups will be seen on ESPN’s family of networks.
San Diego State’s showdown with Duke in the tournament’s first round will be on ESPN on November 19.
Eli Boettger is the lead basketball writer at Mountain West Wire. He’s covered Mountain West basketball since 2015 and his work has been featured on Bleacher Report, NBC Sports, SB Nation, Yahoo Sports, MSN, and other platforms. Boettger is a current USBWA member.