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As expected, the Wildcats will have nighttime kickoffs for their first two home games.

Arizona’s home opener against NAU on Sept. 7 will begin at 7:45 p.m. It will be televised by Pac-12 Networks.

The UA’s second home game, against Texas Tech on Sept. 14 will start at 7:30. It will air on ESPN.

Arizona’s season opener at Hawaii on Aug. 24 will kick off at 7:30 Tucson Time (4:30 in Honolulu) on CBS Sports Network.

The start times and TV assignments for the Wildcats’ remaining nine games will be announced during the regular season. The season finale at Arizona State on Nov. 30 will air on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. 

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Michael is an award-winning journalist who has been covering sports professionally since the early '90s. He started at the Star in 2015 after spending 15 years at The Orange County Register. Michael is a graduate of Northwestern University.