ESPNU to Cover Kansas, USA National Team at World University Games
ESPNU and ESPN3 will cover the World University Games from July 3 through July 14 from Gwangju, Korea, with one emphasis being on the USA National men’s basketball team. Team USA is comprised primarily of the Kansas men’s basketball roster and is coached by Kansas’ Bill Self.
ESPNU will televise the Team USA Men’s Basketball pool play games on July 3, 5, 7, and 8. Should Team USA advance out of the pool play, ESPNU will televise their quarterfinal game (July 11), semifinal game (July 12), and Gold Medal game (July 13).
|Thur, Jul 2||12 a.m.||Men’s Volleyball: Team USA vs. Czech Republic|
|Fri, Jul 3||11 p.m.||Men’s Basketball: Team USA vs. Turkey|
|Sat, Jul 4||9 p.m.||Women’s Basketball: Team USA vs. Italy|
|Sun, Jul 5||7:30 a.m.||Men’s Basketball: Brazil vs. Team USA|
|Mon, Jul 6||4:30 a.m.||Women’s Basketball: China vs. Team USA|
|Tue, Jul 7||11 p.m.||Men’s Basketball: Team USA vs. Serbia|
|Wed, Jul 8||9 p.m.||Men’s Basketball: Team USA vs. Switzerland|
|Sat, Jul 11||1:30 a.m.||Men’s Basketball: Quarterfinal*|
|7 a.m.||Women’s Basketball: Semifinal*|
|Sun, Jul 12||2 a.m.||Men’s Basketball: Semifinal (Option 1)*|
|5 a.m.||Men’s Basketball: Semifinal (Option 2)*|
|Mon, Jul 13||5 a.m.||Women’s Basketball: Gold Medal Game*|
|7:30 a.m.||Men’s Basketball: Gold Medal Game*|
|Wed, Jul 15||7 p.m.||Track and Field**|
|Thur, Jul 16||7 p.m.||Swimming and Diving**|
*Only if Team USA is participating
**One-hour special recapping the events
Please note: Team USA Women’s Basketball potential quarterfinal and Team USA Men’s Basketball potential Bronze medal games are unable to be carried as of this release
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