Pac-12 football championship game 2013 date, time and TV channel: The BCS No. 7 Stanford Cardinal take on the No. 11 Arizona State Sun Devils in Tempe, Ariz., for the Pac-12 Championship Game for a berth in the Rose Bowl. ASU has lost three straight games to Stanford, including a 42-28 meeting in September. ESPN will air the game on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:45pm ET.
Press release from ESPN with additional college football conference championships coverage:
College Football: ACC & Pac-12 Championship Games Highlight Schedule
This week’s college football schedule will be highlighted by Saturday prime time telecasts of the ACC and Pac-12 championship games, both with BCS implications. ABC’s Saturday Night Football Presented by Windows will showcase No. 1 Florida State against No. 20 Duke in the Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game on December 7 at 8 p.m. ET. ESPN will carry the Pac-12 Championship Game Presented by Dr Pepper matching No. 7 Stanford against No. 11 Arizona State at 7:45 p.m. Additional highlights:
- ESPN2 will televise two conference championships: undefeated No 14 Northern Illinois against Bowling Green in the Marathon MAC Football Championship on Friday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m. and Marshall at Rice in the Conference USA Football Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 7, at noon.
- ABC will kick off its Saturday action at noon with a Big 12 matchup pitting one-loss No. 6 Oklahoma State against No. 17 Oklahoma. Oklahoma State will clinch a spot in a BCS game with a victory.
- ESPN’s lineup will include both of the one-loss American Athletic Conference teams, both on the road: No. 19 Louisville at Cincinnati on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. and No. 16 UCF at SMU on Saturday, Dec. 7, at noon.
ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS and ESPN Radio Schedule
|Thu, Dec 5||7:30 p.m.||No. 19 Louisville at Cincinnati
Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack & Kaylee Hartung
|Fri, Dec 6||8 p.m.||Marathon MAC Football Championship: Bowling Green vs. No. 14 Northern Illinois (from Detroit)
Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell & Allison Williams
|Sat, Dec 7||Noon||No. 17 Oklahoma at No. 6 Oklahoma State
Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman & Shannon Spake
|No. 16 UCF at SMU
Dave Pasch, Brian Griese & Tom Luginbill
|Conference USA Football Championship Game: Marshall at Rice
Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen & Maria Taylor
|1 p.m.||Memphis at Connecticut
John Brickley & Matt Chatham
|2 p.m.||SWAC Championship Game: Southern vs. Jackson State (from Houston)
Mark Neely & Jay Walker
|7:30 p.m.||South Florida at Rutgers
Mark Jones & Brock Huard
|7:45 p.m.||Pac-12 Championship Game Presented by Dr Pepper: No. 7 Stanford at No. 11 Arizona State
TV: Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge & Holly Rowe
Radio: Dave Flemming, David Norrie & Dave Shore
|ESPN & ESPN Radio|
|8 p.m.||Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game: No. 20 Duke vs. No. 1 Florida State (from Charlotte)
TV: Brent Musburger, Kirk Herbstreit & Heather Cox
Radio: Bill Rosinski, Bill Polian & Joe Schad
|ABC & ESPN Radio|
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