Kentucky Gymnastics Announces 2023 Network Schedule
LEXINGTON, Ky. – After announcing its full 2023 competition schedule earlier this month, the University of Kentucky gymnastics program and Southeastern Conference unveiled its full 2023 network schedule. With Tim Garrison at the helm of the program for his 12th season, the Wildcats will kick things off with the Blue-White Meet on December 11 at 2 p.m. EST at Memorial Coliseum.
ESPN continues to provide expansive coverage of Southeastern Conference gymnastics with more than 40 hours of action airing across ESPN platforms in 2023. ESPN2, ESPNU and SEC Network will televise a record 25 live meets featuring SEC teams throughout the regular season, and SEC Network’s “Friday Night Heights” franchise returns in 2023, with eight consecutive weekends of high-flying action from around the conference beginning on Friday, Jan. 6.
Viewers will be treated to a record six “Friday Night Heights” tripleheaders on SEC Network, ESPN2 and ESPNU featuring SEC squads during the 2023 regular season, including a quadruple-header on Friday, Feb. 13. In total, SEC Network will showcase 19 live meets in the 2023 regular season. Additionally, Before the Heights returns to SEC Network+ this winter, leading into “Friday Night Heights.”
The SEC Gymnastics Championship will be telecast live, with the 2023 edition airing exclusively on SEC Network. Coverage of the afternoon session flips on at 3:30 p.m. ET with the evening session tumbling along at 8 p.m. A championship edition of SEC Inside will air the Tuesday following the SEC Gymnastics Championship. SEC Inside takes viewers behind the scenes, as SEC Network crews spend time with different Southeastern Conference teams as they prepare for Championship Saturday. The show, shot in cinematic style, delivers new vantage points and exclusive sound from the teams competing for the trophy.
ABC is the home of the 2023 NCAA National Collegiate Women’s Gymnastics Championships, with the Championship Final live on Saturday, April 15, at 4 p.m. The semifinal rounds will flip into action on Thursday, April 13 on ESPN2, with Semifinal I at 3 p.m. and Semifinal II 9 p.m. Thursday. Surround championship coverage will be live on ESPN+ to bring viewers to each apparatus for every second of the action. Also returning this season is streaming coverage of NCAA Regionals on ESPN+, showcasing real-time action of every gymnast and apparatus from regional rounds in Denver, Los Angeles, Norman and Pittsburgh.
As always, every meet on ESPN networks is available via the ESPN App on smartphones, tablets, connected streaming devices or espn.com/watch.
2023 SCHEDULE – NCAA WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS ON ESPN PLATFORMS
|Fri, Jan 6||7 p.m.||No. 9 Michigan State at No. 5 Alabama||SEC Network|
|9 p.m.||No. 4 LSU at No. 2 Utah||ESPN2|
|Fri, Jan 13||6 p.m.||No. 4 LSU at No. 14 Kentucky||ESPN2|
|7 p.m.||Georgia at No. 8 Missouri||SEC Network|
|7:30 p.m.||No. 6 Auburn at No. 3 Florida||ESPN2|
|8:30 p.m.||No. 5 Alabama at No. 13 Arkansas||SEC Network|
|Fri, Jan 20||7 p.m.||No. 8 Missouri at No. 4 LSU||SEC Network|
|7:30 p.m.||No. 3 Florida at No. 5 Alabama||ESPNU|
|8:30 p.m.||No. 13 Arkansas at No. 6 Auburn||SEC Network|
|Fri, Jan 27||6 p.m.||Georgia at No. 3 Florida||SEC Network|
|7:30 p.m.||No. 5 Alabama at No. 14 Kentucky||SEC Network|
|9 p.m.||No. 4 LSU at No. 13 Arkansas||SEC Network|
|Fri, Feb 3||6 p.m.||No. 14 Kentucky at No. 8 Missouri||SEC Network|
|7:30 p.m.||No. 6 Auburn at No. 5 Alabama||SEC Network|
|9 p.m.||Georgia at No. 4 LSU||SEC Network|
|Fri, Feb 10||7 p.m.||No. 8 Missouri at No. 3 Florida||SEC Network|
|8:30 p.m.||No. 4 LSU at No. 6 Auburn||SEC Network|
|Fri, Feb 17||7 p.m.||No. 5 Alabama at Georgia||SEC Network|
|8:30 p.m.||No. 13 Arkansas at No. 14 Kentucky||SEC Network|
|9 p.m.||No. 3 Florida at No. 4 LSU||ESPN2|
|Sun, Feb 19||6 p.m.||No. 6 Auburn at No. 8 Missouri||SEC Network|
|Fri, Feb 24||6 p.m.||No. 14 Kentucky at No. 3 Florida||SEC Network|
|7:30 p.m.||Georgia at No. 6 Auburn||SEC Network|
|9 p.m.||No. 8 Missouri at No. 13 Arkansas||SEC Network|
|Fri, Mar 3||9 p.m.||No. 3 Florida at No. 1 Oklahoma||ESPN2|
|Sat, Mar 18||3:30 p.m.||SEC Championship – Afternoon Session||SEC Network|
|8 p.m.||SEC Championship – Evening Session||SEC Network|
All rankings based on College Gym News’ Way-Too-Early 2023 Power Rankings
2023 season tickets to all five Kentucky gymnastics home meets are now on sale through the UK Athletics Ticket Office.
Season ticket renewals are available through the My UK Account and the deadline to renew is Thursday, December 8.