Men's Basketball

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Dante Milligan and UMass will play many games on television this season.

Dante Milligan and UMass will play many games on television this season.

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
Available on: ESPNU (National Broadcast)

Jan. 2, 2008 - Houston at Massachusetts 7:00 PM
Available on: CSTV (National Broadcast)

Jan. 5, 2008 - Massachusetts at Vanderbilt 4:00 PM ET/3:00 PM CT
Avialble on Comcast Sports Southeast (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia)

Jan. 19, 2008 - Charlotte at Massachusetts 4:00 PM
Available on: MASN (Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, District of Columbia, North Carolina, West Virginia)

Jan. 23, 2008 - Massachusetts at Saint Joseph's 6:00 PM
Available on: CN8 (New England & Mid-Atlantic)

Jan. 27, 2008 - Xavier at Massachusetts 12:00 PM
Available on: CN8 (New England & Mid-Atlantic), Fox SportsNet Ohio, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, Comcast SportsNet Sacramento, Comcast Sports Southeast, Cox New England (on delay).

Feb. 2, 2008 - Massachusetts at Saint Louis 2:00 PM ET/1:00 PM CT
Available on: CN8 (New England & Mid-Atlantic), Comcast SportsNet Chicago, KPLR (St. Louis), Comcast Sports Southeast (joined in progress)



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
Avialable on: ESPN or ESPN2 (National Broadcast)

Feb. 17, 2008 - Saint Louis at Massachusetts 2:00 PM
Available on: CSTV (National Broadcast)

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, In addition, Atlantic 10 action will be available across the country on the following regional networks:

CN8, The Comcast Network
Comcast SportsNet Chicago
Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic
Comcast SportsNet New England
Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Comcast SportsNet Sacramento
Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (aka CSS)
COX Sports TV New England
FSN Ohio
FSN Pittsburgh
KPLR-TV (CW11, St. Louis)
SNY (SportsNet New York)
Time Warner Cable Charlotte
WHIO-TV (CBS Affiliate, Dayton, Ohio )

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
Jan. 19 Duquesne at Fordham 2:00 PM
La Salle at Richmond 4:00 PM
Jan. 20 Temple at Saint Louis 2:00 PM
Jan. 23 St. Bonaventure at Duquesne 9:00 PM
Jan. 27 Xavier at Massachusetts 12:00 PM
Jan. 30 Saint Louis at Dayton 7:00 PM
Feb. 2 Massachusetts at Saint Louis 2:00 PM
Fordham at Saint Joseph's 4:00 PM
Feb. 6 Charlotte at Dayton 7:00 PM
Feb. 7 Rhode Island at Massachusetts 8:00 PM
Feb. 9 Dayton at George Washington 7:00 PM
Feb. 10 Rhode Island at Fordham 12:00 PM
Saint Joseph's at Xavier 12:00 PM
Feb. 16 Temple at Dayton 4:00 PM
Feb. 18 Xavier at Rhode Island 7:00 PM
La Salle at Saint Joseph's 8:00 PM
Feb. 23 Saint Louis at Charlotte 7:00 PM
Feb. 24 Saint Joseph's at Rhode Island 4:00 PM
Mar. 1 Dayton at Fordham 7:00 PM
George Washington at Xavier 7:00 PM
Mar. 2 Temple at Saint Joseph's 7:00 PM
Mar. 5 Duquesne at Temple 7:00 PM
Mar. 6 George Washington at Charlotte 8:00 PM
Mar. 8 Saint Joseph's at Dayton 2:00 PM
Temple at La Salle 4:00 PM
Mar. 13 Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinals 12:00/2:30/6:30/9:00 PM
Mar. 14 Atlantic 10 Championship Semifinals 6:30/9:00 PM

All Times ET

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