The Big 12 Conference along with the league’s television partners, FOX and ESPN, have announced the Conference’s telecast schedule for the 2014 Big 12 baseball season.
Eight regular season contests will feature all nine of the league’s squads, while the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship will be shown in its entirety, including a national telecast of the final on Fox Sports 1. For the second year in a row, all contests leading up to Sunday’s championship game will be televised on FOX College Sports (FCS) with the finale set for 4:30 p.m. CT on FS1.
In regular season play, the March 15 contest between Baylor and Texas Tech will highlight the opening weekend of conference play with the Red Raiders visiting Waco for a noon (CT) game on Fox Sports 1. FS1 will also carry the Bears’ road game against West Virginia at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston, W. Va., on Sunday, March 30.
FS1 will telecast an additional pair of regular season games, including Kansas at Oklahoma State (April 20) and Texas at K-State (May 18), while FOX Sports regional networks (FSN) will air the May 10 matchup between Oklahoma and TCU in Fort Worth. The Horned Frogs’ May 4 home game against K-State will air on FCS.
The ESPNU slate includes a Red River Rivalry matchup with Sunday’s Texas at Oklahoma game on April 13. The following weekend, the defending Big 12 champion Wildcats will host Baylor on Saturday, April 19, on ESPNU.
Additional television appearances are possible through institutional third-tier arrangements.
The 2014 Big 12 baseball season begins on Friday, Feb. 14, with conference play kicking off a month later on March 14.
2014 BIG 12 BASEBALL TELECAST SCHEDULE
|Sat., March 15||Texas Tech at Baylor||Noon||FS1|
|Sun., March 30||Baylor at West Virginia||12:30 p.m.||FS1|
|Sun., April 13||Texas at Oklahoma||2:30 p.m.||ESPNU|
|Sat., April 19||Baylor at K-State||7:00 p.m.||ESPNU|
|Sun., April 20||Kansas at Oklahoma State||1:00 p.m.||FS1|
|Sun., May 4||K-State at TCU||1:00 p.m.||FCS|
|Sat., May 10||Oklahoma at TCU||3:30 p.m.||FSN|
|Sun., May 18||Texas at K-State||3:30 p.m.||FS1|
|Wed., May 21-Sat., May 24||Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship||Various Times||FCS|
|Sun., May 25||Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship Final||4:30 p.m.||FS1|