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Six Rice Owls Women's Basketball Games Chosen by C-USA for ESPN Networks

Posted: October 21, 2021 -- 10:38 a.m. CT

Wednesday, Conference USA announced that six Rice women's basketball games have been selected to be streamed on ESPN+/ESPN3 (ESPN will assign) as part of the initial TV broadcast schedule. The distribution will be two home contests and four road games on the networks, which are produced by each's home team's institution.


Rice's home tilt against Oklahoma State is the first contest to be carried on the network and is one of just six non-conference matchups to be streamed throughout the entire conference. The Owls and Cowgirls will tip off at 2 p.m.

The Owls other home contest will be in C-USA play against UTEP on March 3 in the second to last regular season game of the season at 6 p.m.


All four of Rice's games chosen for the network will be within league play, starting with the team's trip to Middle Tennessee on January 6 in a rematch of last season's C-USA Championship.

Rice's road swing on January 20 and January 22 at Old Dominion and Charlotte will be picked up while the team's trip to Ruston, La. on February 24 against the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters will also be streamed.


The Owls will also appear on ESPN on December 4 at UT-Arlington and the SEC Network+ at Texas A&M on December 19. Should any other TV games be announced at a later date, stay tuned to the program's social media accounts as well as for the latest information.

All other home games plus C-USA road games will be carried on the conference's streaming platform, CUSAtv.

The C-USA Championship tournament will be held in Frisco, Texas for a fifth straight season at The Ford Center at The Star from March 8-12.

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2021-22 Rice Owls Women's Basketball Nonconference Schedule (schedule subject to change)

Time (CT)
Nov. 9 (exhibition) Tue 5 p.m. vs St. Edward's Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Nov. 13 Sat TBA at Louisiana Thomas Assembly Center TBA
Nov. 17 Wed 6 p.m. vs Texas Southern Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Nov. 20 Sat 2 p.m. vs Oklahoma State Tudor Fieldhouse ESPN+ / ESPN3
Nov. 24 Wed 1 p.m. vs Pacific Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Dec. 4 Sat TBA at UT Arlington College Park Center ESPN+
Dec. 11 Sat 2 p.m. vs Texas A&M - Corpus Christi Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Dec. 16 Thu TBA at Sam Houston State Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum TBA
Dec. 19 Sun TBA at Texas A&M Reed Arena SECN+
Dec. 29 Wed 6 p.m. vs Texas College Tudor Fieldhouse TBA

2021-22 Rice Owls Women's Basketball C-USA Schedule (schedule subject to change)

Time (CT)
Jan. 1 Sat 2 p.m. vs North Texas Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Jan. 6 Thu TBA at Middle Tennessee Monte Hale Arena ESPN+ / ESPN3
Jan. 8 Sat TBA at UAB Bartow Arena TBA
Jan. 13 Thu 6 p.m. vs WKU Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Jan. 15 Sat 2 p.m. vs Marshall Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Jan. 20 Thu TBA at Old Dominion Chartway Arena ESPN+ / ESPN3
Jan. 22 Sat TBA at Charlotte Dale F. Halton Arena ESPN+ / ESPN3
Jan. 27 Thu 6 p.m. vs Louisiana Tech Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Jan. 29 Sat 2 p.m. vs Southern Miss Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Feb. 3 Thu TBA at UTSA Convocation Center TBA
Feb. 5 Sat 2 p.m. at UTEP Don Haskins Center TBA
Feb. 12 Sat TBA at North Texas UNT Coliseum TBA
Feb. 17 Thu 6 p.m. vs UAB Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Feb. 19 Sat 2 p.m. vs FIU Tudor Fieldhouse TBA
Feb. 24 Thu TBA at Louisiana Tech Thomas Assembly Center ESPN+ / ESPN3
Feb. 26 Sat TBA at Southern Miss Reed Green Coliseum TBA
Mar. 3 Thu 6 p.m. vs UTEP Tudor Fieldhouse ESPN+ / ESPN3
Mar. 5 Sat 2 p.m. vs UTSA Tudor Fieldhouse TBA

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