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WAC Announces Basketball Preview Show, Spotlight Game Schedules

WAC Announces Basketball Preview Show, Spotlight Game Schedules

DENVER – WAC Executive Director of Broadcasting Eric Danner today announced the WAC Digital Network (WDN) is producing a 2019-20 WAC Basketball Preview Show for the Altitude Sports Network, six WAC Basketball Spotlight Games on ESPN+ and will air more than 200 basketball games on its own digital network during the 2019-20 season.

WDN on-air talent Rachel Vigil is the host of the 2019-20 WAC Basketball Preview Show, which has features on California Baptist guard Milan Acquaah, NM State's Gia Pack and the inspirational story of Seattle U team dancer Teresa Buchholz. Altitude Sports Network will air the show 25 times during the month of November. The WAC starts its 58th season of men's basketball and its 30th of women's basketball next month.

The Altitude Sports Network was created by Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Mammoth and Colorado Rapids owner, Stan Kroenke, to give area sports fans the most comprehensive regional sports network in the Rockies.

WAC Basketball Preview Show Schedule

Day Date Time (MT)
Monday Nov. 4 06:30 p.m.
Monday Nov. 4 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday Nov. 5 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday Nov. 5 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday Nov. 6 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday Nov. 6 10 p.m.
Thursday Nov. 7 10:30 a.m.
Thursday Nov. 7 4:30 p.m.
**Friday Nov. 8 9 p.m.
Saturday Nov. 9 3:30 p.m.
**Sunday Nov. 10 7:30 p.m.
Monday Nov. 11 6:30 a.m.
Monday Nov. 11 6:30 p.m.
Monday Nov. 11 11:30 p.m.
Tuesday Nov. 12 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday Nov. 13 2:30 a.m.
Wednesday Nov. 13 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday Nov. 13 4:30 p.m.
**Friday Nov. 15 6 a.m.
Saturday Nov. 16 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Nov. 17 1:30 a.m.
**Sunday Nov. 17 11:30 p.m.
Monday Nov. 18 6:30 a.m.
Tuesday Nov. 19 10 a.m.
**Thursday Nov. 21 6:30 p.m.


*times are subject to change
**airing on Altitude 2

The six WAC Basketball Spotlight Games will be produced by the WAC and will be broadcast nationally on ESPN+ during the 2020 conference season. All nine WAC men's teams have at least one game one the schedule.

WAC Basketball Spotlight Game Schedule

Date Match-Up Time
Saturday, Jan. 11 Kansas City at NM State 4 p.m. MT
Thursday, Jan. 16 NM State at Utah Valley 7 p.m. MT
Thursday, Jan. 30 Grand Canyon at UT Rio Grande Valley 7 p.m. CT
Thursday, Feb. 13 Chicago State at CSU Bakersfield 7 p.m. PT
Thursday, Feb. 20 Grand Canyon at Seattle U 7 p.m. PT
Wednesday, Feb. 26 Utah Valley at California Baptist 7 p.m. PT


In addition to the Spotlight Games, the WAC Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments will be on ESPN+, with the men's championship also airing on ESPNU. The WDN will also air more than 200 regular-season basketball games. To watch games, go to www.wacsports.com/watch or check out the games on the WDN channels on Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV or Droid TV.