CSTV And Atlantic 10 Announce Broadest Ever A-10 Hoop Syndication Package
Dec. 4, 2007
AMHERST, Mass. - UMass men's basketball games featured as part of the CSTV syndication television package will be featured on several channels in 2008 as part of the league's broadest coverage as part of the league deal announced on Tuesday. Locally in New England, UMass' games in the package will be carried by CN8. The games may also be carried nationally on affiliates such as Fox SportsNet Ohio, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, Comcast SportsNet Sacramento, Comcast Sports Southeast, SportsNet New York, Cox New England and Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic.
Additionally, UMass will have two games televised by other outlets as the Jan. 23 game at Saint Joseph's will be on CN8 while the Jan. 19 will be on MASN (Mid-Atlantic Sports Network).
Here are UMass' game changes and updates in terms of times and television for the remainder of the season.
Dec. 12, 2007 - Massachusetts at Boston College 9:00 PM
Jan. 2, 2008 - Houston at Massachusetts 7:00 PM
Jan. 5, 2008 - Massachusetts at Vanderbilt 4:00 PM ET/3:00 PM CT
Jan. 19, 2008 - Charlotte at Massachusetts 4:00 PM
Jan. 23, 2008 - Massachusetts at Saint Joseph's 6:00 PM
Jan. 27, 2008 - Xavier at Massachusetts 12:00 PM
Feb. 2, 2008 - Massachusetts at Saint Louis 2:00 PM ET/1:00 PM CT
Feb. 7, 2008 - Rhode Island at Massachusetts 8:00 PM
Available on: CN8 (New England & Mid-Atlantic), SportsNet New York, Cox New England, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic (Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina)
Feb. 14, 2008 - Fordham at Massachusetts 9:00 PM
Feb. 17, 2008 - Saint Louis at Massachusetts 2:00 PM
Feb. 21, 2008 - Massachusetts at Rhode Island 7:00 PM (BR> Avialable on: ESPN or ESPN2 (National Broadcast)
Here is the complete release from the Atlantic 10
PHILADELPHIA, PA - CSTV and the Atlantic 10 will make more men's basketball programming available to fans this season than ever before with the conference's most comprehensive package of games being distributed in syndication. CSTV has reached agreements with 14 regional outlets providing the broadest ever distribution of Atlantic 10 men's basketball, including clearance in the conference's core markets and many outer market outlets giving the games a national footprint. The package features 32 men's basketball games beginning on January 12, including the Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Basketball Championship Quarterfinal and Semifinal games. The full list of games is included below.
"Our fans deserve to see quality and exciting Atlantic 10 basketball action, and this syndicated package ensures them access throughout the season to a compelling lineup of conference games and rivalries," said Linda Bruno, Commissioner, Atlantic 10 Conference. "Now in its second year, our partnership with CSTV continues to be a success, providing more exposure and in-depth coverage of the Atlantic 10 than ever before."
"This year Atlantic 10 basketball fans will be served up the most comprehensive package of local games ever in addition to a top notch national package on CSTV," said Tim Pernetti, Executive Vice President, Content, CSTV. "Atlantic 10 basketball has a passionate following of fans across the country, who will now have complete access to their favorite teams and the most compelling conference match-ups and post-season games."
CSTV will nationally broadcast 20 men's and women's Atlantic 10 games this season, in addition to even more games online through CSTV XXL and CSTV's Pay-Per-View service, CSTVPPV.com. In addition, Atlantic 10 action will be available across the country on the following regional networks:
CN8, The Comcast Network
In 2006, CSTV signed a long-term multi-media rights deal with the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Atlantic 10/CSTV Syndicated Men's Basketball Schedule
Jan. 12 Fordham at Xavier 12:00 PM
All Times ET
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