- An Inside Look at the 2019-20 Miami Women’s Basketball Team
ACC Network’s commitment to access programming and storytelling continues as fans get a glimpse of the inner workings of the Miami women’s basketball program with All Access with Miami Women’s Basketball. The one-hour program premieres Sunday, Jan. 12, at 8 p.m., exclusively on ACC Network (ACCN), the 24/7 national platform dedicated to ACC sports.
“Katie Meier and her staff have created a culture where players are supported, nurtured and fiercely compete for one another. The level of dedication, attention to detail and unwavering desire for success was incredible to see,” said Stacie McCollum, ESPN vice president, programming and acquisitions. “All Access with Miami Women’s Basketball gives fans an intimate look at this program’s personalities, what motivates them and why they are worth rooting for. In the midst of the season, producer Jenna Contreras was given tremendous access to tell this team’s story, which resulted in compelling content in support of ACCN’s priorities to showcase storytelling and elevate women’s programming.”
It’s All About “The U”
Miami, which has earned a postseason berth for 10 consecutive seasons, including five straight trips to the NCAA tournament, is in the midst of a season where it was picked to finish fifth in the ACC and stands at 9-5 overall (1-2 ACC). The program features several personalities of the Hurricanes’ squad, including redshirt senior forward Beatrice Mompremier, preseason ACC Player of the Year and AP All-American. It also follows head coach Katie Meier, her staff and team through four home games and preparations for a challenging 18-game league slate.
ACCN cameras had exclusive access to daily team activities along with a variety of off-the-court events. The show will feature:
- Practices and pre-game traditions
- Daily workouts with head coach Katie Meier and her “Meierisms”
- Team bonding activities including holiday cookie decorating
- A unique look in-game, inside the huddle with Coach Meier mic’d up
The Hurricanes will play at least six games on ACCN through the end of the regular season – vs. No. 7 Louisville (Jan. 9, 8 p.m.), vs. Syracuse (Jan. 12, noon), vs. Clemson (Jan. 23, 6 p.m.), at No. 11 Florida State (Jan. 26, 2 p.m.), vs. Georgia Tech (Jan. 30, 6 p.m.) and vs. No. 9 NC State (Feb. 20, 8 p.m.).
All Access with Miami Women’s Basketball Re-air Schedule
Thursday, Jan. 16 – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 21 – 5 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 23 – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 28 – 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 28 – 10 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 30 – 5 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 31 – 5 p.m.
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: AT&T U-Verse, AT&T TV NOW, Cox, DIRECTV, DISH Network, Google Fiber, Hulu Live TV, Optimum, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Spectrum TV, Suddenlink, TVision, Verizon Fios, Vidgo, YouTube TV, members of the NCTC, NRTC and Vivicast, among others. All ACCN programming is also be available on the ESPN app to authenticated subscribers. Fans interested in learning more about ACCN can visit www.GetACCN.com.