- 60 Total Women’s Basketball Games on ACCN
- Double and Tripleheaders Thursday and Sunday
- Conference Rivalries Featured
ACC Network (ACCN), the new, 24/7 national platform dedicated to ACC sports, will highlight ACC women’s basketball with unprecedented national television coverage for the 2019-20 season.
ACCN will exclusively air 60 regular-season games in its debut season, including 42 conference matchups, representing a 46-game increase in the number of ACC women’s basketball events available on ESPN’s linear networks over last year. Additional games on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will be announced in the coming weeks.
ACC Women’s Basketball On ACCN
- Nonconference Play Tips on Nov. 11
ACC women’s basketball coverage on ACCN gets off to a strong start with North Carolina hosting Navy on Monday, Nov. 11. Louisville and Notre Dame make their first appearances on the network three days later, on Thursday, Nov. 14, marking the first doubleheader of the season. Three-time Women’s Final Four participant Louisville meets Central Michigan at 6 p.m. ET, while two-time NCAA Champion Notre Dame plays Michigan State at 8 p.m.
Other marquee nonconference matchups include Syracuse hosting preseason top-ranked Oregon on Sunday, Nov. 24, along with a pair of Big Ten/ACC Challenge doubleheaders on Wednesday, Dec. 4 and Thursday, Dec. 5. Miami hosts Indiana and the Fighting Irish welcome Minnesota on Dec. 4, while North Carolina hosts Illinois and Florida State plays Michigan State on Dec. 5.
- ACC WBB Double and Tripleheaders
ACCN will feature 18 doubleheaders and five tripleheaders on Thursdays and Sundays throughout the season. Conference play on ACCN tips off on Sunday, Dec. 29 with Boston College hosting NC State at noon followed by Wake Forest playing at Miami at 2 p.m.
Conference matchups highlight five Sunday tripleheaders on ACCN set for Jan. 5, Jan. 12, Jan. 26, Feb. 9 and Feb. 23. The first tripleheader on ACCN on Sunday, Jan. 5 includes Wake Forest welcoming Georgia Tech at noon, Duke playing at Louisville at 2 p.m. and Syracuse hosting Notre Dame at 4 p.m.
- Rivalry Alert
Rivalries will reignite this season with at least six fierce rivalry games on ACCN. Virginia and Virginia Tech meet on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. and again on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Commonwealth Clash. Miami plays at Florida State and NC State hosts North Carolina on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively. Duke and North Carolina play their first of two games on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m., at Cameron Indoor, and Louisville hosts Notre Dame on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 3 p.m.
Original Programming on ACCN
Along with a full slate of basketball games on ACCN, original programming will also highlight hoops coverage on the network.
A rare, behind-the-scenes look at the 2019-20 Notre Dame women’s basketball program will be showcased leading into the upcoming season in All Access with Notre Dame Women’s Basketball. ACCN cameras had exclusive access to daily team activities along with a variety of off-the-court events, as this program follows the team on its journey toward discovering its new identity through team bonding, sunrise workouts, and practices. The one-hour show will premiere on ACCN on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 9 p.m.
- ACC WBB on ESPN Networks
Eight women’s basketball games are set for net flex selections, with the matchups to be determined for either ESPN2 or ACCN at a later date. In total, more than 70 ACC women’s basketball games will air on ESPN’s networks throughout the 2019-20 season.
- Strength of ACC WBB
The ACC sent eight teams to the NCAA tournament in 2019, with Notre Dame appearing in the national title game for the second straight year and fifth time overall. Five ACC teams are listed among ESPN’s Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2019-20: No. 8 Louisville, No. 11 Florida State, No. 15 NC State, No. 20 Notre Dame and No. 22 Miami, while the league has five of the top 20 freshman classes as ranked by ESPN Hoopgurlz this season – No. 8 NC State, No. 11 Notre Dame, No. 13 Duke, No. 15 Louisville and No. 16 Florida State.
ACC Women’s Basketball on ACCN
|Mon, Nov 11||7 p.m.||Navy at North Carolina||ACCN|
|Thu, Nov 14||6 p.m.||Central Michigan at Louisville||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||Michigan State at Notre Dame||ACCN|
|Sun, Nov 17||3 p.m.||Northwestern at Duke||ACCN|
|Tue, Nov 19||6:30 p.m.||UMES at Virginia Tech||ACCN|
|Thu, Nov 21||6:30 p.m.||UT-Chattanooga at Louisville||ACCN|
|Sun, Nov 24||2 p.m.||South Carolina at Clemson||ACCN|
|Sun, Nov 24||4 p.m.||Oregon at Syracuse||ACCN|
|Wed, Dec 4||6 p.m.||Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Indiana at Miami
|8 p.m.||Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Minnesota at Notre Dame
|Thu, Dec 5||6 p.m.||Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Illinois at North Carolina
|8 p.m.||Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Michigan State at Florida State
|Wed, Dec 11||6:30 p.m.||DePaul at Notre Dame||ACCN|
|Sun, Dec 15||Noon||Elon at NC State||ACCN|
|2 p.m.||St. Johns at Florida State||ACCN|
|Tue, Dec 17||6:30 p.m.||Miami (Ohio) at Pittsburgh||ACCN|
|Thu, Dec 19||6:30 p.m.||Chattanooga at NC State||ACCN|
|Sun, Dec 22||1:30 p.m.||Michigan at Florida State||ACCN|
|Sun, Dec 29||Noon||NC State at Boston College||ACCN|
|2 p.m.||Wake Forest at Miami||ACCN|
|Thu, Jan 2||6 p.m.||Wake Forest at Duke||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||Florida State at Syracuse||ACCN|
|Sun, Jan 5||Noon||Georgia Tech at Wake Forest||ACCN|
|2 p.m.||Duke at Louisville||ACCN|
|4 p.m.||Notre Dame at Syracuse||ACCN|
|Thu, Jan 9||6 p.m.||Duke at Virginia||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||Louisville at Miami||ACCN|
|Sun, Jan 12||Noon||Syracuse at Miami||ACCN|
|2 p.m.||Virginia at Boston College||ACCN|
|4 p.m.||NC State at Notre Dame||ACCN|
|Thu, Jan 16||6 p.m.||Florida State at NC State||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||Notre Dame at Duke||ACCN|
|Sun, Jan 19||1 p.m.||Miami at Notre Dame||ACCN or ESPN2|
|1 p.m.||Louisville at North Carolina||ACCN or ESPN2|
|3 p.m.||Virginia Tech at Virginia||ACCN|
|Thu, Jan 23||6 p.m.||Clemson at Miami||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||Duke at Syracuse||ACCN|
|Sun, Jan 26||2 p.m.||Miami at Florida State||ACCN|
|4 p.m.||Pittsburgh at Louisville||ACCN|
|6 p.m.||North Carolina at NC State||ACCN|
|Thu, Jan 30||6 p.m.||Georgia Tech at Miami||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||Virginia Tech at Syracuse||ACCN|
|Sun, Feb 2||2 p.m.||Notre Dame at Georgia Tech||ACCN|
|Thu, Feb 6||6 p.m.||North Carolina at Duke||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||Florida State at Louisville||ACCN|
|Sun, Feb 9||Noon||Virginia at Florida State||ACCN|
|2 p.m.||Duke at Miami||ACCN or ESPN2|
|2 p.m.||Louisville at Syracuse||ACCN or ESPN2|
|4 p.m.||Pittsburgh at Notre Dame||ACCN|
|Thu, Feb 13||6 p.m.||Duke at Pittsburgh||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||Louisville at NC State||ACCN|
|Sun, Feb 16||1 p.m.||Miami at Clemson||ACCN or ESPN2|
|1 p.m.||Florida State at Duke||ACCN or ESPN2|
|3 p.m.||Notre Dame at Louisville||ACCN|
|Thu, Feb 20||6 p.m.||Clemson at Syracuse||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||NC State at Miami||ACCN|
|Sun, Feb 23||Noon||Syracuse at Notre Dame||ACCN|
|2 p.m.||Virginia at Virginia Tech||ACCN|
|4 p.m.||Florida State at Georgia Tech||ACCN|
|Thu, Feb 27||6 p.m.||Boston College at Louisville||ACCN|
|8 p.m.||Syracuse at NC State||ACCN|
|Sun, Mar 1||Noon||Virginia Tech at Louisville||ACCN|
|2 p.m.||Duke at North Carolina||ACCN or ESPN2|
|2 p.m.||Notre Dame at Florida State||ACCN or ESPN2|
About ACC Network
Owned and operated by ESPN in partnership with the Atlantic Coast Conference, ACC Network (ACCN) is a new 24/7 national network dedicated to ACC sports that launched on August 22, 2019. Approximately 450 live contests including 40 regular-season football games, 150 men’s and women’s basketball games, and 200 other regular-season competitions and tournament games from across the conference’s 27 sponsored sports will be televised annually, plus a complement of news and information shows and original programming. Together, the ACCN and its digital platform, ACC Network Extra (ACCNX), will feature 1,350 ACC events in its first year. ESPN has been televising ACC content since 1979 and has exclusive rights to every conference-controlled game across all sports and championships.
Carriage agreements are in place with the following video providers: Cox, DIRECTV, DISH Network, Google Fiber, Hulu Live TV, Optimum, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Spectrum TV, Suddenlink, TVision, Verizon Fios, YouTube TV, members of the NCTC, NRTC and Vivicast, among others. All ACCN games will also be available on the ESPN App to authenticated subscribers. Fans interested in learning more about ACCN can visit www.GetACCN.com.