Lineup includes Final Four trio

ESPN2's Big Monday series, which features a weekly prime-time women's basketball game, will tip off Jan. 16 between North Carolina and Connecticut.

This year's Big Monday schedule, released Wednesday, includes three 2011 Final Four participants throughout the course of the seven-week, 11-game series.

All 14 teams in the Big Monday lineup competed in last season's NCAA tournament. Texas A&M, last season's NCAA champion, hosts Baylor on Feb. 27. Two other Final Four teams -- Connecticut (four) and Notre Dame (three) -- make the most appearances in the Big Monday schedule. SEC teams Kentucky, Tennessee and Vanderbilt combine for five appearances.

In February, Big Monday will feature four consecutive weeks of doubleheaders. For the first time, Big Monday includes an afternoon game on Presidents Day.


All games on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com. Tipoffs are ET.