Women’s Basketball Action Returns To FOX Sports Net For The 2000-2001 Season

Regional Sports Network Also Provides Coverage of Exciting Tournament Action

CLEVELAND – The Fox Sports Net regional network in Ohio today announced its women’s college basketball schedule for the 2000-2001 season. In addition to a full line-up of regional and national conference action, the network will also cover several conference tournaments. Steve Liverani, senior vice president and general manager, Fox Sports Net (Ohio) made the announcement.

Cleveland State tips-off the season against Yale on Sunday, November 19
(2:00 PM). Additional regional basketball action scheduled during the season includes five games featuring the University of Kentucky, seven games highlighting Xavier University, and seven match-ups with the University of Dayton, including the March 4th game against Xavier.

The 2000-2001 season tips-off on Saturday, December 2 at 4:00 PM with a Big 12 match-up between UCLA and Colorado.

Regional basketball action scheduled during the season includes Atlantic 10 match-ups from Dayton and Xavier, Big 10 action with Ohio State and Indiana and a full schedule of Mid-American Conference games including the Championship Final game on Saturday, March 10 at 1:00PM.

In addition to a full schedule of regular season games, Fox Sports Net will also provide fans exciting conference tournament action featuring PAC 10, Atlantic 10, Mid-American Conference, and Conference USA teams.

“Our women’s college basketball schedule is a great compliment to our programming line-up,” said Liverani. “As the regional sports network, we truly strive to provide the most comprehensive coverage available to our viewers.”

Fox Sports Net Ohio is available to four million households in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, western Pennsylvania, western New York, and West Virginia.

Fox Sports Net Ohio is owned and managed by Rainbow Sports, a division of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Rainbow Sports has dedicated itself to “Home Team” fans for more than 20 years. Rainbow Sports incorporates all of Rainbow Media’s sports assets, including the Madison Square Garden Properties, its 50 percent ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising, and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation’s largest markets – Chicago, New England, New York, Ohio, and San Francisco. Rainbow also owns a minority stake in SportsChannel Florida.

Fox Sports Net reaches more than 68 million home nationwide and serves as the first truly national, regional, and local supplier of sports programming.

*Schedule subject to change
*Live games in bold

2000-2001 Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball on FOX Sports Net Ohio

2 Saturday 4:00pm Big 12: UCLA @ Colorado (L)
3 Sunday 4:00pm PAC 10: UMass at Stanford (L)
9 Saturday 3:30pm Big 12:Secret Four in the Fall #1NC State vs.Texas Tech (L)
9 Saturday 6:00pm Big 12:Secret Four in the Fall #2 Oregon vs. Texas Tech (L)
22 Friday 8:00pm Big 12: Tennessee @ Texas (L) (6,7,8)
27 Wednesday 9:00pm PAC 10: Tennessee @Arizona St. (L) (6,7,8)
29 Friday 8:30pm PAC 10: Kansas @ Arizona (L) (6,7,8)
31 Sunday 1:00pm Big 10: Penn State @ Ohio State (L)
5 Friday 12:00pm Big Ten: Ohio State @ Michigan State(D-1/4/01)
Friday 8:00pm Conf. USA: TBD (L)
7 Sunday 12:00pm A-10: LaSalle @ Duquesne (L)
Sunday 4:00pm Big 10: Penn State @ Illinois (SDD-1p)
12 Friday 8:00pm Conf. USA: TBD (L) (6,7,8)
13 Saturday 2:00am Big 12: Nebraska @ Iowa State (SDD-2p)
14 Sunday 12:00pm A-10: Fordham @ Temple (L)
Sunday 4:00pm PAC 10: USC @ UCLA (L)
Sunday 6:00pm Big 10: Wisconsin @ Iowa (SDD-1p)
19 Friday 8:00pm Conf. USA: TBD (L) (6,7,8)
21 Sunday 12:00pm A-10: Xavier @ St. Joseph’s (L)
Sunday 4:00pm Big 10: Northwestern @ Minnesota (SDD-1p)
26 Friday 12:00pm Big 10: Michigan @ Michigan State (D-1/25/01)
Friday 8:00pm Conf. USA: TBD (L)
28 Sunday 12:00pm A-10: St. Bon. @ Dayton (L)
Sunday 5:00pm Big 10: Ohio State @ Indiana (SDD-1p)
2 Friday 8:00pm Conf. USA: TBD (L)
3 Saturday 12:00pm MAC: Kent State @ BGSU (L)
4 Sunday 12:00pm A-10: George Washington @ Xavier (L)
Sunday 2:00am Big 10: Michigan @ Purdue (SDD-1p)
9 Friday 8:00pm Conf. USA: TBD (L)
10 Saturday 12:00pm MAC: Toledo @ W. Michigan (L)
Saturday 4:00pm PAC 10: Arizona @ Washington State (L)
11 Sunday 12:00pm A-10: George Washington @ St. Joseph’s (L)
Sunday 8:00pm Big 10: Iowa @ Minnesota (SDD-1p)
16 Friday 12:00pm Big 10: Indiana @ Purdue (D2/15/01@8p)
Friday 8:00pm Conf. USA: TBD (L) (6,7,8)
17 Saturday 12:00pm MAC: Ohio @ Kent State (L)
Saturday 2:00pm Big 12: Oklahoma @ Texas Tech (L)
Saturday 4:00pm PAC 10: Washington @ Oregon (L)
18 Sunday 12:00pm A-10: Rhode Island @ Fordham (L)
Sunday 5:00pm Big 10: Penn State @ Wisconsin (L)
23 Friday 8:00pm Conf. USA: TBD (L) (6,7,8)
24 Saturday 12:00pm MAC: Akron @ Miami (OH) (L)
Saturday 4:00pm PAC 10: Stanford @ Washington (L)
25 Sunday 12:00pm A-10: Dayton @ UMass. (L)
Sunday 4:00pm PAC 10: Oregon @ USC (L)
Sunday 6:00pm BIG 10: Wildcard (SDD-1p)
3 Saturday 1:00pm Conf. USA: Tournament Semifinal #1 (L)
Saturday 3:30pm Conf. USA: Tournament Semifinal #2 (L)
4 Sunday 2:00pm A-10: Tournament Semifinal #1 (L)
Sunday 4:00pm A-10: Tournament Semifinal #2 (L)
9 Friday 12:00pm MAC: Semifinal Game #1 (L)
Friday 2:30pm MAC: Semifinal Game #2 (L)
10 Saturday 1:00pm MAC: Championship Final (L)
Saturday 4:00pm PAC 10: Wildcard (L)


Steve Pawlowksi