ESPN and the Pac-12 agreed to a huge television deal that will broadcast nearly every college football and basketball game played this year (and for many years after that) on their family of networks.
On Wednesday, ESPN released their schedule for which Arizona and Arizona State conference basketball games will be played on either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.
We'll check the schedule after the jump.
The Wildcats will play 10 of their 18 conference games on one of the three stations listed above. Here is the schedule. All times are MST.
January 3, 2013 - Arizona vs. Colorado, 6 p.m., ESPNU
January 10, 2013 - Arizona @ Oregon, 7 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2
January 12, 2013 - Arizona @ Oregon St., 7:30 p.m., ESPNU
January 24, 2013 - Arizona vs. UCLA, 7 p.m., ESPN2
January 26, 2013 - Arizona vs. USC, 6:30 p.m., ESPNU
January 31, 2013 - Arizona @ Washington, 7 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
February 6, 2013 (Wednesday) - Arizona v. Stanford, 7 or 9 p.m., ESPN2
February 20, 2013 (Wednesday) - Arizona vs. Washington - ESPN2
March 2, 2013 - Arizona @ UCLA - ESPN
And here is the schedule for the Sun Devils:
February 2, 2013 - ASU @ Washington, 7 p.m., ESPNU
February 9, 2013 - ASU vs. Stanford, 7 p.m., ESPNU
February 16, 2013 - ASU @ Colorado, 7 p.m., ESPNU
February 23, 2013 - ASU vs. Washington, TBD, ESPNU
You can find the full schedule of games here.
All of these games on the ESPN family of networks is great exposure for both programs, especially when you consider the recruiting and marketing aspects.
As for the games not listed here, look for them to be on a Pac-12 Network or a FOX affiliate, primarily Fox Sports Net.