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USA Water Polo presents live coverage of the 2023 NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championships on ESPNU and ESPN+

USA Water Polo presents live coverage of the 2023 NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championships on ESPNU and ESPN+

IRVINE, CA – November 27, 2023 – USA Water Polo, in collaboration with the NCAA and ESPN, is pleased to once again provide live coverage of the NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championship Final in 2023. The biggest prize in college water polo will be up for grabs. at the Uytengsu Aquatic Center on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles, California live on ESPNU and ESPN+ at Sunday, December 3 at 6pm ET/3pm PT.

Outside of the United States, water polo fans will be able to watch the telecast on ESPN Networks and digital platforms in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean, Australia/New Zealand, the Netherlands and Africa, and via direct-to-consumer TSN+. Streaming service in Canada.

“The committee is pleased to have ESPN once again broadcasting the NCAA Men’s National Water Polo Championships. The local and global scope provides a tremendous platform for these young men to showcase their talents, and as we continue to increase interest in this amazing sport year after year,” said Wes Werth, University of the Pacific vice chancellor of athletics and president. NCAA Men’s Water Polo Committee.

The field is set for the 2023 NCAA Tournament and features eight teams from across the country. Six conference champions from the Big West (UC Irvine), Mid-Atlantic (Fordham), MPSF (USC), Northeast (Princeton), WCC (San Jose State), and WWPA (Biola). Two teams (UCLA and California) were selected as at-large participants. 2023 marks the return of the Big West and the debut of the West Coast Conference in men’s water polo. California staged an epic comeback last December against USC to claim the 2022 championship.

Returning for the final call will be a college veteran and club coach John Abdo (Analyst) Join him Greg Mescal (Play by Play) Poolside from USC.

In April 2022, USA Water Polo, ESPN and the NCAA reached a new agreement that brought the NCAA Women’s Water Polo Championships back to national television for the first time in more than a decade. The multi-year commitment, which also includes the NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championships in the fall, runs through 2023-2024.

For more information about the NCAA Championship, visit and be sure to follow USA Water Polo on social media (USAWP) for matchup updates and broadcast coverage near the event.

About USA Water Polo
USA Water Polo, Inc., is the national governing body for water polo in America, overseeing our U.S. Olympic program as well as 20 championship events annually, such as the Junior Olympics and National Masters Championships. With more than 50,000 members, USAWP is also the sanctioning authority for more than 500 member clubs and more than 400 leagues nationwide. USAWP is committed to developing the sport throughout the United States, promoting expansion at the grassroots level while providing a nationwide system of affiliated clubs and certified coaches and officials. For more information, visit

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