Gamecock Great A'ja Wilson joins SEC Network as a college basketball analyst this winter, contributing to SEC Now and calling select SEC games on ESPN2, ESPNU and SEC Network. The WNBA Rookie of the Year already has a bit of on-air experience under her belt this season, providing commentary on a South Carolina game on SEC Network+ earlier this year.
Starting Thursday, Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. ET, SEC Network will air a live, 30-minute pregame SEC Now leading into the network's weekly Thursday night women's basketball doubleheader, delving into the unique headlines and untold storylines of SEC women's basketball while previewing the evening's slate of games across all networks.
Wilson will team up with ESPN analyst Steffi Sorensen and SEC Network anchor and fellow Gamecock Alyssa Lang for the first two editions of the new Thursday pregame SEC Now, as well as the 30-minute show recapping Thursday's action from around the SEC. Wilson will also join studio coverage of the 2019 SEC Women's Basketball Tournament in Greenville, SC.
First SEC Inside Shows to Spotlight Gators, Razorbacks
SEC Inside returns to SEC Network on Monday, Jan. 28 at 9 p.m. with its first editions of the 2018-19 men's basketball season. Taking viewers into practices and behind the scenes, SEC Inside features SEC Network crews spending time with different Southeastern Conference teams as they prepare for their respective matchups. The show, shot in cinematic style, delivers new vantage points and exclusive sound from coaches and sidelines. The first two episodes of SEC Inside highlight Week 10 action from Florida and Arkansas, respectively. SEC Inside airs back-to-back weekly on Monday nights throughout the conference play portion of the basketball season.