Stanford and USC will battle on the national stage Jan. 27 on ESPN2 as part of the 2014 ESPN2 Big Monday presented by Bud Light package. Tip-off for the contest is set for 6 p.m. PT at Maples Pavilion.
The network released its ESPN Sunday afternoon and ESPN2 Big Monday schedules Monday morning. The eighth season of ESPN's Big Monday telecasts begins Jan. 13 and runs through March 3 with doubleheaders scheduled for Jan. 27 and Feb. 10. The Cardinal-Trojan matchup will be the nightcap of the first doubleheader, following the 4 p.m. PT matchup between Notre Dame and Maryland.
Monday's announcement brings the number of Cardinal TV games on the ESPN family of networks to two so far for the 2013-14 season. On Nov. 11, Stanford will open the 2013-14 ESPN Tip-Off Marathon with a 4 p.m. PT contest at defending national champion Connecticut at the XL Center in Hartford.
The 2013-14 Pac-12 TV schedule, which will include additional games on the ESPN family of networks the Pac-12 Network as well as the finalized Pac-12 game schedule, is set to be released in early September.