Men’s basketball | September 29, 2021
LOS ANGELES –The USC men’s basketball team that went 25-8 last season and reached the 2021 NCAA Elite Eight has announced its schedule including television assignments for the 2021-22 season. The Trojans’ ambitious schedule includes a potential 11 games against teams that made the NCAA Tournament last season, including six against teams that qualified for the Sweet 16.
The Trojans are 47-17 the past two seasons, which ranks them third among all schools in the six power basketball conferences, SEC, ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, the ACC and the Pac-12.
Every USC men’s basketball game will be televised again, with 30 of the 31 regular season games already assigned. USC has 13 games in the 2021-22 season scheduled to air on any of the ESPN Network platforms, including ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU. A dozen additional games will be released exclusively on the Pac-12 network. USC also has four games selected to air on FS1, and the game in Arizona on Feb. 5 was selected as a FOX national game.
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Nearly half of USC’s games in the 2021-22 season will be broadcast on one of the ESPN network platforms, starting with the head coach Andy Enfieldreturned to the Gulf Coast of Florida on Nov. 16, where he began his career as a head coach. ESPN will air USC’s two games at the Wooden Legacy on Nov. 25 against Saint Joseph’s and Nov. 26 against Georgetown or San Diego State. Other games on an ESPN network are vs. Oklahoma State (Compete 4 Cause in Oklahoma City, Okla.) Dec. 21, Arizona State Dec. 30, Arizona Jan. 2, Stanford Jan. 8, vs. Oregon State Dec. 13 January, at Arizona State on February 3, against UCLA on February 12, at Oregon State on February 24, at Oregon on February 26 and the regular season finale at UCLA on March 3.
The four games broadcast on FS1 will take place on January 6 at Californa, January 15 against Oregon, January 27 against Stanford and February 20 against Washington State.
The 12 games selected by the Pac-12 network are the season opener Nov. 9 vs. CS Northridge, Nov. 22 vs. Dixie State, Dec. 1 vs. Utah, Dec. 4 vs. of Washington on December 7 against Utah. Eastern Kentucky, Dec. 12 vs. Long Beach State, Dec. 15 vs. UC Irvine, Dec. 18 vs. Georgia Tech (Jerry Colangelo Classic in Phoenix, Arizona), Jan. 20 at Colorado, Jan. 22 at Utah, Jan. 29 vs. California, and Feb. 17 vs. Washington .
The remaining Trojan games awaiting a TV assignment will be in Temple on November 13.
The Pac-12 tournament will once again be held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the T-Mobile Arena from March 9-12.
FULL SCHEDULE 2021-22