GW Women's Basketball Reveals 2013-14 Television and Promotional Schedules
Four Regular-Season Games to Air Regionally and Nationally
Oct. 29, 2013
WASHINGTON - George Washington women's basketball is scheduled for four televised regular-season games in national and regional markets during the 2013-14 season.
Along with the television package, 16 of GW's 17 home contests will be available via live video streaming on GWsports.com's multimedia platform RaiseHigh Live.
For the third year in a row, the Colonials will host a nationally televised game, as the Feb. 13 contest against VCU at the Smith Center will air on CBS Sports Network at 9 p.m.
A pair of January road games at defending Atlantic 10 champion Saint Joseph's and 2013 regular-season champ Dayton will also be broadcast nationally, as the Colonials will face the Hawks on NBC Sports Network on Jan. 5 at 1 p.m. and the Flyers on CBSSN on Jan. 16 at 9 p.m.
In addition, GW's Nov. 15 home game against 2013 Final Four participant California, which finished last season with a No. 6 national ranking, will be broadcast regionally by Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic at 7 p.m. Fans are encouraged to wear white for the contest against the Golden Bears as part of the White Out promotion.
The semifinal round of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Championship at the Richmond Coliseum will air live on CBS Sports Network on Saturday, March 8, while the championship game will be televised on ESPNU at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 9.
Annual fan favorites like Field Trip Day, Special Olympics Day and the Girls & Women in Sports postgame youth clinic highlight the Colonials' promotional schedule, which begins with a meet-and-greet and autograph session with the team following the 2 p.m. home opener against Jackson State on Saturday, Nov. 9, and continues with the White Out against California on Friday, Nov. 15. Free white T-shirts will be distributed to all fans at the game against the Golden Bears.
Senior citizens can purchase discounted $4 tickets to the Towson game on Saturday, Dec. 7, which will be Bingo Night, and the following Saturday, Dec. 14, will be Family Day against Morgan State.
GW Basketball will celebrate the holidays with its fans during the Saturday, Dec. 21, doubleheader, with the women taking on North Carolina A&T at 12 p.m. followed by the men facing UMBC at 2:30 p.m., and fans can ring in the new year with the Colonials as the women take on Bluefield State at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31.
GW opens Atlantic 10 play on Thursday, Jan. 2, against conference newcomer George Mason in the first women's basketball installment of the Revolutionary Rivalry. The teams will meet again on Saturday, Jan. 18, in Fairfax, Va.
Wednesday, Jan. 22, is GW's annual Field Trip Day, in which the Colonials will welcome hundreds of students from local schools for an 11 a.m. tipoff with Saint Joseph's. Admission to the game is free for all fans.
GW will host its fourth annual Special Olympics Day on Saturday, Jan. 25, when the Colonials take on La Salle at 2 p.m. The following weekend, the Colonials will hold a youth clinic following the 2 p.m. tipoff against Rhode Island on Saturday, Feb. 1, as part of National Girls and Women in Sports Day.
The Colonials will Play 4Kay to increase breast cancer awareness on Thursday, Feb. 13, in their nationally televised game against VCU. Formerly the WBCA Pink Zone, Play 4Kay is a global, unified effort for a nation of coaches to assist in raising breast cancer awareness on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond.
GW will celebrate George Washington's birthday with a special Kids Day promotion during the Feb. 15 doubleheader, as the women take on Massachusetts at 11 a.m. and the men face the Minutemen at 2 p.m.
Finally, the Colonials will bid farewell to graduate students Danni Jackson, Megan Nipe and Brooke Wilson with a Senior Day ceremony before the regular-season finale against Dayton on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m., which will also be Junior Colonials Day.
Single-game, partial season and full-season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting http://www.gwsports.com/tickets/tickets-w-baskbl-main.html, by calling 202-994-7325 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.