Conference USA Announces Changes to U of M Basketball Schedule
Nov. 3, 2000
CHICAGO - Conference USA has announced two changes which affect the University of Memphis basketball schedule.
Tip-off for the U of M's ESPN-televised opener against Temple on Nov. 17 will be at 8 p.m. The game was originally slated for a 6 p.m. tip-off.
Also, the Tigers' game against Marquette has been moved from Feb. 3 to Friday, Feb. 2 and will be televised nationally by ESPN. Tip-off is slated for 6 p.m. The Marquette game was originally scheduled to be televised as part of Conference USA's regional ESPN+ package.
The Cincinnati at Temple game, originally scheduled for Jan. 20 has been postponed while DePaul will now play host to Temple at 1 p.m. on Jan. 20 in a game to be televised by ABC. Saint Louis was scheduled to play host to DePaul on Jan. 20 but the Billikens will now play host to Cincinnati on that date in a game to be televised ESPN+ at 12 p.m.
The dates for both the DePaul-Saint Louis games have also been moved. The Blue Demons and Billikens will square off at Allstate Arena in Chicago on Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. CST and at Savvis Center in St. Louis on Jan. 31 at 7:10 p.m.
Additionally the Feb. 3 UAB at Southern Miss game will be televised by ESPN+ at 3 p.m.