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American Athletic Conference Announces 2019-20 Men's Basketball Schedule
A total of 91 American league games will be nationally televised by ESPN and CBS Sports
POSTED: September 20, 2019 -- 10:57 a.m. CT
The American Athletic Conference announced its 2019-20 men's basketball schedule which includes more than 140 national television productions over the course of the season.
A total of 91 American league games will be nationally televised by ESPN and CBS Sports. Of those, 18 will be aired on ESPN or ESPN2, with The American being featured on Thursday evenings throughout the season. An additional 28 games will be shown on ESPNU with five on ESPNEWS, while 13 more contests will be on ESPN2 or ESPNU.
CBS will televise the February 1, 2020, matchup between UConn and Memphis and the regular season finale between Memphis and Houston on March 8, 2020, which will be the first time the Cougars have hosted a game on CBS since 1984. In addition, CBS will air the Georgia at Memphis matchup on January 4 as part of the American/SEC Alliance. CBS Sports Network will air an additional 25 conference contests.
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American play opens on Tuesday, December 31, with Tulane at Memphis on CBS Sports Network and Temple at UCF on ESPNU. Three conference matchups follow on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.
The American also announced select non-conference games with additional telecasts to be added in the future. More than 45 additional national TV broadcasts will feature American squads.
The 2019-20 conference schedule sees each team in The American play 18 games. Each team will play seven opponents twice and four opponents once.
The 2020 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Championship will take place March 12-15 at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. ESPN networks will provide live coverage of all four days of the championship.
Noteworthy 2019-20 AAC Nationally Televised Non-Conference Games. All Times CST.
Day & Date
|Wed., Nov. 6||7:30 p.m.||Cincinnati at Ohio State||FS1|
|Fri., Nov. 8||6 p.m.||UIC at Memphis||ESPNU||Barlcays Center Classic (Campus Game)|
|Fri., Nov. 8||7:30 p.m.||ECU at Navy||CBSSN||Veterans Classic|
|Sun., Nov. 10||11 a.m.||Boston College at USF||CBSSN|
|Tue., Nov. 12||8 p.m.||Miami (FL.) at UCF||CBSSN|
|Tue., Nov. 12||8 p.m.||Memphis at Oregon||ESPN||Phil Knight Invitational|
|Wed., Nov. 13||6 p.m.||Saint Joseph's at UConn||CBSSN||Charleston Classic (Campus Game)|
|Fri., Nov. 15||8 p.m.||BYU at Houston||ESPNU|
|Sun., Nov. 17||2 p.m.||Florida at UConn||ESPN|
|Thu., Nov. 21||12:30 p.m.||Tulane vs. Mississippi State||ESPN2/ESPNU||Myrtle Beach Invitational (Myrtle Beach, SC)|
|Fri., Nov. 22||8 p.m.||Houston at Oregon||Pac-12 Net|
|Fri., Nov. 22||10 p.m.||Temple at USC||Pac-12 Net|
|Tue., Nov. 26||5 p.m.||Wichita State vs. South Carolina||CBSSN||Cancun Challenge (Cancun, Mexico)|
|Thu., Nov. 28||10 a.m.||Temple vs. Maryland||ESPN2||Orlando Invitational (Orlando, FL)|
|Thu., Nov. 28||7:30 p.m.||UCF vs. Penn||ESPNU||Wooden Legacy (Anaheim, CA)|
|Thu., Nov. 28||TBD||Memphis vs. NC State||TBD||Barclays Center Classic (Brooklyn, NY)|
|Tue., Dec. 3||6 p.m.||Vermont at Cincinnati||CBSSN|
|Tue., Dec. 3||8 p.m.||Bradley at Memphis||CBSSN|
|Sat., Dec. 7||TBD||Missouri at Temple||ESPNU|
|Sat., Dec. 7||4 p.m.||Cincinnati at Xavier||FS1||Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout|
|Sat., Dec. 7||TBD||Georgetown at SMU||ESPNU|
|Sun., Dec. 8||1 p.m.||Wichita State at Oklahoma State||ESPNU|
|Sun., Dec. 8||TBD||Houston at South Carolina||TBD||AAC / SEC Alliance|
|Tue., Dec. 10||6 p.m.||Saint Joseph's at Temple||ESPNU|
|Tue., Dec. 10||TBD||UConn vs. Indiana||ESPN||Jimmy V Classic (New York, NY)|
|Sat., Dec. 14||2 p.m.||Memphis at Tennessee||TBD|
|Sat., Dec. 14||5 p.m.||Oklahoma at Wichita State||ESPN2|
|Sun., Dec. 15||2 p.m.||Oklahoma State at Houston||ESPN2|
|Tue., Dec. 17||8:30 p.m.||Temple vs. Miami (FL)||TBD||Hall of Fame Invitational (Brooklyn, NY)|
|Sat., Dec. 21||11 a.m.||VCU at Wichita State||ESPN2|
|Sun., Dec. 22||2 p.m.||Houston vs. Portland||ESPNU||Diamond Head Classic (Honolulu, HI)|
|Sat., Dec. 28||TBD||New Orleans at Memphis||ESPN2/ESPNU|
|Sat., Jan. 4||Noon||Georgia at Memphis||CBS||AAC / SEC Alliance|
|Sat., Jan. 4||3 p.m.||Ole Miss at Wichita State||ESPN2/ESPNU||AAC / SEC Alliance|
|Sat., Jan. 4||TBD||SMU at Vanderbilt||TBD||AAC / SEC Alliance|
|Sat., Jan. 18||11 a.m.||UConn at Villanova||FS1|
|Sun., Feb. 16||Noon||Villanova at Temple||ESPN|
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