Greensboro, N.C. – All-time highs in national television appearances and games televised, as well as a record-setting number of overall TV appearances, highlight the 2012-13 Atlantic Coast Conference basketball schedule released by Commissioner John Swofford.
The league's 12 member schools are scheduled to make an ACC-record 201 national television appearances, breaking the record of 192 set last year. League schools will also make 327 overall TV appearances, eclipsing the previous record of 304 set a year ago.
In addition, ACC teams will take part in 208 televised games, topping the 200-game mark set in 2010-11.
For the first time in league history, member schools will play 18-game ACC schedules with all 108 contests scheduled to be broadcast live, including 53 on a national basis either on ESPN (50) or CBS (3).
All 11 games of the 2013 ACC Tournament will be jointly broadcast by ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU and the ACC Network.
Each of the 108 conference games, with the exception of the three CBS telecasts, will be available through WatchESPN, accessible online at WatchESPN.com and through smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.