Brittney Griner to be Featured on ESPN

Jan. 15, 2010

WACO, Texas - Baylor freshman Brittney Griner will be featured twice this weekend on ESPN. ESPN's first-ever Women's Basketball GameDay, on Sat., Jan. 16, will run a short feature on the Lady Bears' 6-8 post while the network's Outside the Lines program will air a Griner feature on Sunday at 8 a.m. (CT).

GameDay's coverage begins at 9 a.m. (CT) from Storrs, Conn., in advance of the top-ranked Connecticut and third-ranked Notre Dame contest. The Griner feature is expected to run in the program's first hour.

Outside The Lines
Just weeks into her college career, Baylor freshman Brittney Griner has already dunked three times. The 6-foot-8, 19-year-old with size 17 shoes became an Internet phenomenon in high school when video of her spectacular dunking talent was put on YouTube, but Griner is much more than just a single-skilled player. Steve Delsohn examines Griner's role as the future of women's basketball. Watch "Outside the Lines" at 8 a.m. CT Sunday on ESPN.

ESPN Debuts Women's Basketball GameDay
Top-ranked Connecticut has won 55 consecutive games and takes aim at victory No. 56 on Saturday (ESPN2, 9 p.m. ET) when the Huskies host third-ranked Notre Dame in a sold-out Big East contest in Storrs, Conn. and ESPN TV are teaming up to bring you a special interactive social media event during the game, including tweets from Mechelle Voepel, Graham Hays and Charlie Creme, as well as other ESPN analysts and questions and comments from women's basketball fans. Click on the link below to catch all the action. And be sure to watch ESPN earlier in the day as a women's basketball version of College GameDay debuts, with Rece Davis, Digger Phelps, Jay Bilas, Hubert Davis and Doris Burke on hand, live from Gampel Pavilion beginning at 9 a.m.CT Saturday.



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