Connecticut players celebrate as they carry their head coach Geno Auriemma after defeating Louisville 93-60 in the national championship game of the women's Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
The UConn women will officially begin their national title defense on November 9, when they host Hartford in the first regular-season game of the 2013-14 season. There will be 31 games in total, including 18 conference matchups as well as face-offs with national powers Stanford (Nov. 11), Maryland (Nov. 15), Duke (Dec. 17) and Baylor (Jan. 13).
Thirteen games will be televised on the ESPN networks, three more on CBS networks, and the 18 others on SNY.
The complete schedule is below (via UConnHuskies.com)
Date / Opponent / Event / Location / Time
11/01/13 vs. Gannon # TBA
11/05/13 vs. Philadelphia # TBA
11/09/13 vs. Hartford TBA
11/11/13 vs. Stanford TBA 7:00 p.m.
11/15/13 at Maryland College Park, Md. TBA
11/17/13 at Penn State University Park, Pa. TBA
11/20/13 vs. Oregon 7:00 p.m.
Hall of Fame Classic
11/22/13 vs. Boston University TBA 7:00 p.m.
11/23/13 vs. Monmouth N.J. TBA
11/24/13 vs. St. Bonaventure TBA
12/01/13 vs. Ohio State TV Springfield, Mass. 5:30 p.m.
12/05/13 vs. UC Davis TBA 7:00 p.m.
Jimmy V Classic
12/17/13 at Duke TV Durham, N.C. 7:00 p.m.
Maggie Dixon Classic
12/22/13 vs. California New York, N.Y. 1:30 p.m.
12/29/13 vs. Cincinnati * TBA 4:00 p.m.
01/01/14 at UCF * Orlando, Fla. 4:00 p.m.
01/04/14 at Memphis * Memphis, Tenn. TBA
01/07/14 vs. Houston * TBA 7:00 p.m.
01/11/14 vs. Temple * TBA 12:00 p.m.
01/13/14 at Baylor Waco, Texas 7:00 p.m.
01/19/14 at Rutgers * Piscataway, N.J. TBA
01/22/14 vs. Memphis * Storrs, Conn. 7:00 p.m.
01/26/14 vs. USF * TBA 12:00 p.m.
01/28/14 at Temple * Philadelphia, Pa. 7:00 p.m.
02/01/14 at Cincinnati * Cincinnati, Ohio 2:00 p.m.
02/04/14 vs. SMU * TBA 7:00 p.m.
02/09/14 vs. Louisville * TBA 1:00 p.m.
02/16/14 at USF * Tampa, Fla. 4:00 p.m.
02/19/14 vs. UCF * TBA 7:00 p.m.
02/22/14 at Houston * Houston, Texas TBA
02/25/14 at SMU * Dallas, Texas 8:00 p.m.
03/01/14 vs. Rutgers * TBA 4:00 p.m.
03/03/14 at Louisville * Louisville, Ky. 7:00 p.m.
American Athletic Conference Championship
03/07/14 First Round Uncasville, Conn. TBA
03/08/14 Quarterfinal Uncasville, Conn. TBA
03/09/14 Semifinal Uncasville, Conn. TBA
03/10/14 Final Uncasville, Conn. TBA
# exhibition game
* AAC game