K-State Announces 2015-16 Women's Basketball TV Schedule
K-State Announces 2015-16 Women's Basketball TV Schedule
MANHATTAN, Kan. – For the fifth consecutive season, all K-State home women’s basketball games will be televised by K-State’s broadcast partners of FOX Sports, ESPN3, K-StateHD.TV or Cox Channel Kansas/Time Warner Sports Channel.
The Wildcats will make two appearances on national television in 2015-16. The Dillons Sunflower Showdown game at KU will be televised by FOX Sports Networks at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 20 and FOX Sports 2 will carry the Saturday, Feb. 27 matchup against Baylor at 3:30 p.m., in Bramlage Coliseum.
K-State’s game at 10-time NCAA national champion, Connecticut, on Monday, Nov. 23, will be broadcast on SNY. Game time from Hartford’s XL Center is set for 6 p.m. (CT).
The rematch of the Dillons Sunflower Showdown against Kansas in Bramlage Coliseum on Saturday, February 13 will be broadcast at 7 p.m., by Cox Channel Kansas/Time Warner Sports Channel within the state of Kansas and to Time Warner Cable subscribers in the Kansas City metro area. The game will also be available on ESPN3 and K-StateHD.TV.
Cox Channel Kansas/Time Warner Sports Channel will also broadcast the Saturday, January 16, game against TCU at 7 p.m. This game will also be available to K-StateHD.TV subscribers.
K-State will play six games this season exclusively on ESPN3. The six games are: Sunday, Dec. 13, against Florida Atlantic at 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 19, against Sam Houston State at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 21, against Western Illinois at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 30, against Iowa State at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 13, against Oklahoma State at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 30, against Texas at 7 p.m.
ESPN3 is available in 99 million homes via the WatchESPN on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices.
The Wildcats will have six games broadcast by FOX College Sports (FCS) and produced by K-StateHD.TV this season. These games will be available to a national audience on cable and satellite packages and to K-StateHD.TV subscribers. The first game to air on FCS Atlantic will be Monday, Nov. 16 against Abilene Christian at 5:30 p.m.
FOX College Sports will air five games on FCS Central beginning with the Thursday, Nov. 18 game against South Dakota at 7 p.m., followed by the Thursday, Dec. 3, game against UT-Arlington at 7 p.m., the Wednesday, Jan. 6, against West Virginia at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9 against Oklahoma at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 21, against Texas Tech at 2 p.m.
The Wildcats will also play three games on COX Channel Kansas and produced by K-StateHD.TV. The games are: the exhibition games against Washburn on Monday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m., and against Pittsburg State on Monday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m., and the Monday, Dec. 7 game against UT Rio Grande Valley at 7 p.m. The games will also be available to K-StateHD.TV subscribers.
The Wildcats will also play one game exclusively on K-StateHD.TV in 2015-16, on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 2 p.m., against Southern.
K-StateHD.TV will also air K-State Gameday prior to six games this season in Bramlage Coliseum. K-State Gameday will air 30 minutes before tip-off on K-StateHD.TV before the following games: Jan. 6 against West Virginia, Jan. 13 against Oklahoma State, Feb. 9 against Oklahoma, Feb. 13 against Kansas, Feb. 21 against Texas Tech and Feb. 27 against Baylor.
K-StateHD.TV, the nation’s No. 1 digital institutional network since its inception in 2011, is an exclusive high-definition online network providing K-State a world-wide connection for athletic and academic endeavors. Combined with more than 650 free videos, subscribers get nearly 1,000 Wildcat videos a year, including 125-plus live events. Other premium features include pregame shows, weekly and postgame press conferences, and commercial free on-demand viewing of every football game and all home men’s basketball, women’s basketball, volleyball, and baseball games (within 72 hours of event).
For those interested in subscribing to K-StateHD.TV, the service is available for $9.95 per month and $99.95 per year. To learn more about K-StateHD.TV, or to subscribe to the service, visit www.k-statehd.tv.
Under head coach Jeff Mittie in his first year with the Wildcats in 2014-15, Kansas State finished with a 19-14 overall record and appeared in the program’s fifth Postseason WNIT and the 18th overall postseason bid. The eight win improvement from the 2013-14 season is the third largest win improvement from one season to the next in program history. The Wildcats registered a 7-11 mark in Big 12 play and tied for seventh in the league standings, which marked the most wins in league play since the 2011-12 season.
For the 2015-16 season, K-State returns eight letter winners from the 2014-15 squad. The Wildcats will be led into the 2015-16 season by 2015-16 Preseason All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection Breanna Lewis (11.5 ppg, 6.4 rpg and 2.9 bpg), junior guard Kindred Wesemann (8.0 ppg, 2.6 apg) and senior guard Bri Craig (6.1 ppg, 2.3 rpg). Overall, K-State returns 61 percent of its scoring, 70 percent of its rebounding and 63 percent of its assists.
In addition to the returning letter winners, Kansas State welcomes in six newcomers for the 2015-16 season including: senior guard Megan Deines (Springfield, Missouri), sophomore Kaylee Page (Wamego, Kansas) and freshmen guards Kayla Goth (DeForest, Wisconsin) and Anna Hammaker (Knoxville, Tennessee), freshman forward Lanie Page (Wamego, Kansas) and freshman center Cheyenne Hooper (Knoxville, Tennessee).
K-State’s 2015-16 home schedule features 19 home games including: two exhibition games, eight non-conference games and nine Big 12 contests. K-State women’s basketball season tickets for the 2015-16 season are available now for purchase. For more information on season ticket packages for the Wildcats’ 19-game home schedule, contact the K-State Athletics Ticket Office by calling 1-800-221-CATS or visit www.kstatesports.com/tickets.