UConn Working On Games For 2013-14 And Beyond

by Categorized: American Athletic Conference, Brianna Banks, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, SNY, UConn women's basketball Date:

    The Huskies are working on future contracts for non-conference opponents beginning with the 2014-15 season.

   Notre Dame continues to be a high-priority for a multiple-year deal because of television’s great interest in what was the hottest rivalry in sport before the breakup of the Big East.

   UConn is also likely looking for a new opponent in the SEC and Georgia may again be the forefront for next season, partly because of the obligation to schedule a home game for junior Brianna Banks.

 Also, there is a distinct possibility UConn is going to be able to add a third West coast game to next season’s schedule in Los Angeles to accommodate Mosqueda-Lewis. Discussions are on-going with the Pac-12 network to clear a game with either USC or UCLA so that it could be televised in Connecticut. Last season’s game at Oregon on Dec. 31 was not televised in the state because of the Pac-12’s reluctance to grant broadcast rights to SNY.

The Huskies are already scheduled to play at Stanford and UC-Davis next season and could look to fit an LA game into the same trip.

  Also, the Big-10 is also providing somewhat of road block regarding the local availability of this season’s game at Penn State in November. That might be one of the reason’s SNY has not announced its schedule of telecasts for the season.

 

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