FOX Sports will broadcast the entire 2014 Big 12 women’s basketball tournament


For the first time ever, the FOX Sports Media Group will broadcast every game of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship in March.

Mar 25, 2013; Spokane, WA, USA; Georgia Lady Bulldogs guard Jasmine James (10) defends against Iowa State Cyclones guard Brynn Williamson (22) during the second round of the 2013 NCAA womens basketball tournament at McCarthey Athletic Center. The Bulldogs beat the Cyclones by a final score of 65-60. Mandatory Credit: James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

From Big 12 Sports:

"FOX Sports has announced the addition of the first round games of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship to its telecast schedule. With this inclusion, all games of the Championship will be televised by FOX Sports for the first time.The postseason event will be played March 7-10 in Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy Arena."

The quarterfinals, semifinals, and championship game have all been shown for the last 13 years on FOX Sports Networks. Another change will be the semifinal and championship games moving to FOX Sports 1.

Here’s the full listings. Central times listed with TV network afterwards:

Friday, March 7th

  • First Round: Game 1 – 6:00 PM, FOX College Sports
  • First Round: Game 2 – Approx. 8:30 PM, FOX College Sports

Saturday, March 8th

  • Quarterfinal: Game 1 – 11:00 AM, FOX Sports Networks
  • Quarterfinal: Game 2 – Approx. 1:30 PM, FOX Sports Networks
  • Quarterfinal: Game 3 – 6:00 PM, FOX Sports Networks
  • Quarterfinal: Game 4 – Approx. 8:30 PM, FOX Sports Networks

Sunday, March 9th

  • Semifinal: Game 1 – 2:00 PM, FOX Sports 1
  • Semifinal: Game 2 – Approx. 4:30 PM, FOX Sports 1

Monday, March 10th

  • Championship Game – 8:00 PM, FOX Sports 1

Iowa State would avoid a first-round game if they finish in the top six of the Big 12 standings. Currently, they are right at sixth with a 7-8 record. TCU is at seventh with a 6-9 record.

According to the release, announcers Ron Thulin and Brenda VanLengen will call the entire tournament.