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'Friday Night Heights' returns to SEC Network in 2020

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ESPN continues to raise the bar in NCAA Gymnastics coverage across its networks, boasting more than 30 hours of flips, full-outs and all-around action from the Southeastern Conference in 2020. In total, SEC Network and SEC Network+ will showcase 19 live meets, including both sessions of the SEC Gymnastics Championship, in the new year.

SEC Network's "Friday Night Heights" franchise returns in 2020, with a record nine consecutive weekends of high-flying action from around the conference beginning on Friday, Jan. 10. Viewers will be treated to three "Friday Night Heights" tripleheaders on SEC Network and ESPN2 featuring SEC squads during the 2020 regular season, including the first two weeks of the season.

Tripleheaders include (all times ET):

  • Jan 10 - Missouri at Kentucky (6 p.m. | SECN); LSU at Georgia (7:30 p.m. | SECN); Alabama at Auburn (9 p.m. | SECN)
  • Jan 17 - Florida at Missouri (7 p.m. | SECN); Auburn at LSU (8:30 p.m. | SECN); Oklahoma at Alabama (9 p.m. | ESPN2)
  • Feb 21 - Alabama at Florida (6 p.m. | SECN); Auburn at Arkansas (7:30 p.m. | SECN); LSU at Missouri (9 p.m. | SECN)

ESPN2 will present primetime gymnastics action the second week of the season, with six-time national champions Alabama hosting the four-time NCAA champion Sooners at 9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17.

For the third straight season, ESPN will carry college gymnastics on Super Bowl Sunday, with a Southeastern Conference showdown set between Auburn and Georgia at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 2.

For the fifth consecutive year, the SEC Gymnastics Championship will be telecast live, with the 2020 edition airing exclusively on SEC Network. Coverage of the afternoon session flips on at 3:30 p.m. with the evening session tumbling along at 8 p.m.

The 2020 NCAA Gymnastics Championship will make its broadcast debut on ABC. Semifinal I will take place on Friday, April 17 at 1 p.m. on ESPN2 with Semifinal II airing live at 6 p.m. Friday also on ESPN2. The Championship Final will be live on Saturday, April 18 at 3:30 p.m. on ABC.

As always, every meet on ESPN networks is available via the ESPN App on connected devices.

SEC Gymnastics Schedule
Date Time (ET) Meet Network
Fri, Jan 10 6 p.m. Missouri at Kentucky SEC Network
7:30 p.m. LSU at Georgia SEC Network
9 p.m. Alabama at Auburn SEC Network
Fri, Jan 17 7 p.m. Florida at Missouri SEC Network
8:30 p.m. Auburn at LSU SEC Network
9 p.m. Oklahoma at Alabama ESPN2
Fri, Jan 24 7 p.m. Kentucky at Arkansas SEC Network
7:30 p.m. LSU at Florida ESPN2
Fri, Jan 31 7 p.m. Arkansas at Missouri SEC Network
8:30 p.m. Alabama at LSU SEC Network
Sun, Feb 2 4 p.m. Auburn at Georgia ESPN
Fri, Feb 7 7 p.m. Kentucky at Auburn SEC Network
Fri, Feb 14 7 p.m. Arkansas at Alabama SEC Network
8:30 p.m. Florida at Auburn SEC Network
Sun, Feb 16 3 p.m. Kentucky at LSU SEC Network+
8 p.m. Kentucky at LSU ESPNU (Tape Delay)
Fri, Feb 21 6 p.m. Alabama at Florida SEC Network
7:30 p.m. Auburn at Arkansas SEC Network
9 p.m. LSU at Missouri SEC Network
Fri, Feb 28 7 p.m. Florida at Georgia SEC Network
8:30 p.m. Kentucky at Alabama SEC Network
Sat, Mar 7 8:30 p.m. Georgia at Alabama SEC Network
Sat, Mar 21 3:30 p.m. SEC Championship SEC Network
8 p.m. SEC Championship SEC Network
Fri, April 17 1 p.m. NCAA Championship (Semifinal I) ESPN2
6 p.m. NCAA Championship (Semifinal II) ESPN2
Sat, April 18 3:30 p.m. NCAA Championship (Team Final) ABC