COLUMBIA — The Southeastern Conference announced Friday that Missouri men's basketball will play 13 nationally televised games in league play this season – a record number for Mizzou.
The SEC also released its full league television schedule Friday.
The Tigers will play their first SEC game at home against the University of Alabama on Jan. 8 on ESPN at 6 p.m. Overall, Missouri has 11 games appearing on the ESPN family of networks. The team also has nationally-televised games at Ole Miss on Fox Sports Net and against Ole Miss at home on CBS Sports. Remaining games will be televised by the SEC Network.
The Tigers will play Kentucky on the road Feb. 23 on ESPN at 8 p.m.
The new school record surpasses the previous mark of 11 national TV league games, which was set last season.
2013 Mizzou Basketball SEC TV Schedule
Jan. 8: Alabama at Mizzou Arena, 6 p.m., ESPN
Jan. 12: Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss., 7 p.m., FSN
Jan. 16: Georgia at Mizzou Arena, 7 p.m., SEC Network
Jan. 19: Florida in Gainesville, Fla., 1 p.m., ESPN
Jan. 22: South Carolina at Mizzou Arena, 6 p.m., ESPNU
Jan. 26: Vanderbilt at Mizzou Arena, 4 p.m., ESPNU
Jan. 30: LSU in Baton Rouge, La., 7 p.m., SEC Network
Feb. 2: Auburn at Mizzou Arena, 12:30 p.m., SEC Network
Feb. 7: Texas A&M in College Station, Texas, 8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2
Feb. 9: Ole Miss at Mizzou Arena, noon, CBS Sports
Feb. 13: Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss., 7 p.m., SEC Network
Feb. 16: Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark., 3 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2
Feb. 19: Florida at Mizzou Arena, 8 p.m., ESPN
Feb. 23: Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., 8 p.m., ESPN (GameDay)
Feb. 28: South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., 8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2
March 2: LSU at Mizzou Arena, 3 p.m., SEC Network
March 5: Arkansas at Mizzou Arena, 6 p.m., ESPN
March 9: Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn., 3 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2
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