SWAC Basketball
2022-2023 Basketball

Pac-12 Network to air basketball series against SWAC

SWAC basketball programs will host Pac-12 teams this fall, and the games will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Network and ESPN Plus.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has announced its television and streaming schedule of Men’s and Women’s Basketball games that are slated to air on ESPN+ and the Pac-12 Network this upcoming season in conjunction with the league’s partnership with the Pac-12.
The SWAC and the Pac-12 and will debut the Pac-12/SWAC Legacy Series, an educational and basketball scheduling partnership between the two collegiate athletics conferences, to tip off the 2022-23 season.
The first-of-its-kind pact between Autonomy 5 and HBCU leagues was announced last September with its aim to create both a forum for competition, as well as promotion and education around issues of anti-racism and social justice.

A total of five non-conference match-ups played on the campuses of SWAC member institutions will be carried live on ESPN+ and the Pac-12 network.
The men’s slate of games will feature Colorado at Grambling State (Nov. 11), Arizona State at Texas Southern (Nov. 13), and Washington State at Prairie View A&M (Nov. 15).
The women’s slate of games is highlighted by Oregon at Southern (Nov. 14), and Utah at Mississippi Valley State (Dec. 1).
The men’s and women’s basketball seasons will tip-off next month and culminate with the 2023 SWAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments March 8-11 in Birmingham, Ala. All tournament games are slated to be carried live on ESPN digital platforms.
Please see below for a composite listing of upcoming Pac-12/SWAC Legacy Series games scheduled for ESPN+ and the Pac-12 Network. 

Nov. 11MenColorado at Grambling StateESPN+/Pac-12
Nov. 13MenArizona State at Texas SouthernESPN+/Pac-12
Nov. 14WomenOregon at SouthernESPN+/Pac-12
Nov. 15MenWashington State at Prairie View A&MESPN+/Pac-12
Dec. 1WomenUtah at Mississippi Valley StateESPN+/Pac-12

About ESPN+ 
ESPN+ is the industry-leading sports streaming service that offers fans in the U.S. thousands of live sports events, original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks and exclusive editorial content from dozens of ESPN writers and reporters. Launched in April 2018, ESPN+ has grown to more than 22.8 million subscribers. Fans sign up to ESPN+ for just $9.99 a month (or $99.99 per year) at, or on the ESPN App (mobile and connected devices).  
About the SWAC
The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams.
Current championship competition offered by the league includes competition for men in Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field and Tennis.

Women’s competition is offered in the sports of Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball.

Pac-12 Network to air basketball series against SWAC
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


To Top