The countdown to the start of the 2013-2014 college football season is officially on. In anticipation of the first kickoff of the season, ESPN has announced that it has added a handful of Pac-12 games to the upcoming season’s schedule. The games announced include teams that have been ranked in an early ESPN.com preseason Top 25 poll. The full preseason poll can be viewed online now at http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/9214725/ohio-state-buckeyes-take-top-spot-latest-2013-top-25. One of the most anticipated of those games is a matchup of Number Three Oregon at Number 5 Stanford on November 7th. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN that night at 9pm. The first of the Pac-12 games announced will be Saturday, August 31st at 10:30pm EDT. It pits Number Twenty-Four Northwestern at California. It will be broadcast live on ESPN2.
The schedule of Pac-12 games announced for the upcoming season concludes with the Pac-12 Championship game live Saturday, December 7th. The game will air either on ABC or ESPN. The final announcement on which network and the broadcast time is still TBA. The full schedule of Pac-12 games expected to run across the ESPN family of networks is available below. It will also be the first time that any of the ESPN networks will have aired the Pac-12 Championship.
The 2013 Pac-12 schedule as of May 29 (additional selections to be announced):
|Sat, Aug 31||10:30 p.m.||No. 24 Northwestern at California||ESPN2|
|Sat, Sep 14||3:30 p.m.||Tennessee at No. 3 Oregon||ABC, ESPN or ESPN2|
|10:30 p.m.||No. 25 Wisconsin at Arizona State||ESPN or ESPN2|
|Thu, Oct 31||10:30 p.m.||Arizona State at Washington State||ESPN|
|Fri, Nov 1||9 p.m.||No. 23 USC at Oregon State||ESPN2|
|Thu, Nov 7||9 p.m.||No. 3 Oregon at No. 5 Stanford||ESPN|
|Fri, Nov 15||9 p.m.||Washington at No. 19 UCLA||ESPN2|
|Sat, Dec 7||7:45 p.m. or 8 p.m.||Pac-12 Championship Game||ABC or ESPN|
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