STOCKTON, Calif. – The Pacific Tigers men's basketball schedule has been finalized as the West Coast Conference has announced start times for conference games as well as the conference television schedule for the 2017-18 season. The Tigers' WCC schedule features two nationally televised games (ESPN, BYUtv), five regionally televised games including three on NBC Sports California, and 11 contests aired exclusively on TheW.tv, WCC's online television platform.
Pacific's conference slate opens with a nationally televised game at defending conference champion Gonzaga on December 28 at 6 p.m. PT on either ESPN or ESPN2. The Tigers' other nationally televised conference games will air on BYUtv. BYU will be airing both its game at the Alex G. Spanos Center on January 6 at 7 pm and its matchup against the Tigers at home on January 27 at 7 p.m. PT.
Fans tuning in in Northern California can catch the Tigers on NBC Sports California at Santa Clara on February 1 at 8 p.m., versus Santa Clara on February 17 at 8 p.m. and at Loyola Marymount in a matinee to wrap up the regular season on February 24.
All regional television broadcasts can be seen out-of-market on TheW.tv. All broadcasts on TheW.tv are available free of charge and can be found online, streamed on smartphones, tablets and through connected TVs.
On regional networks prior to Saturday conference games leading up to the WCC Game of the Week, fans can tune in to the WCC This Week, a live weekly half-hour show dedicated to WCC basketball. The show will make its 2017-18 debut Saturday, December 30 at 12:30 p.m. PT. Fans in Northern California can view the show on NBC Sports California.