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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

2019-20 Men's Basketball Composite Schedule (PDF)

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.

Last season, 81 league games aired on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews or ESPN3 with 27 contests on CBS or CBS Sports Network.

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
Time (CT)
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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