Four More Mean Green Football Games Picked Up By TV
Sinclair Broadcast Group To Televise Nicholls St, UAB, Southern Miss and FIU
July 17, 2014
DENTON - Conference USA announced today an additional four North Texas football games have been picked up by television for the 2014 season, making 11 of the 12 games currently scheduled for TV.
C-USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky said the conference has reached an agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group, among the nation's largest television broadcasting companies, to produce and distribute 100 events each of the next two years.
The Mean Green games against Nicholls State, Alabama-Birmingham, Southern Miss and Florida International will be broadcast by the Sinclair Group. Kickoff times for the four games have also been set. The games against Nicholls State, UAB and FIU will kick off at 2:30 while the Southern Miss game begins at 6 p.m.
Sinclair owns, operates, programs and provides sales services to 162 television stations in 78 markets, reaching approximately 40 percent of U.S. television households. It includes FOX, ABC, CBS, MyTV, CW, NBC, Univision and Azteca affiliates.
The agreement encompasses an extensive slate of live local sporting events, including football, basketball, soccer and other sports with the opening of this year's college football season. Thirty C-USA football games will be televised on Sinclair stations.
Conference USA will be part of the newly-launched American Sports Network (ASN), a collegiate sports initiative that will air on a number of Sinclair's broadcast television stations.
Mean Green 2014 Football Schedule
|Aug. 30||at Texas||7 p.m.||Longhorn Network|
|Sept. 6||SMU||11 a.m.||Fox Sports Network|
|Sept. 11||LA Tech*||7 p.m.||CBS Sports|
|Sept. 20||Nicholls State||2:30 p.m.||Sinclair Network|
|Oct. 4||at Indiana||TBA||TBA|
|Oct. 11||at UAB*||2:30 p.m.||Sinclair Network|
|Oct. 18||Southern Miss*||6 p.m.||Sinclair Network|
|Oct. 25||at Rice*||TBA||Fox Sports Network|
|Nov. 8||Florida Atlantic*||6 p.m.||Fox College|
|Nov. 15||at UTEP*||TBA||Fox Sports Network|
|Nov. 22||FIU*||2:30 p.m.||Sinclair Network|
|Nov. 29||at UTSA*||TBA||Fox Sports Network|