UMass-Florida State Basketball Game To Be Shown On NESN & 17 FOX Sports Affiliates
Dec. 19, 2013
AMHERST, Mass. - Saturday's Massachusetts-Florida State men's basketball game in the Orange Bowl Basketball Classic will be shown in New England on NESN, along with a majority of the country on various FOX Sports affiliates.
NESN will join the UMass-FSU contest in progress when the NC State-East Carolina game at Noon is completed.
Additionally, the following FOX Sports affiliates will carry the game live: FOX Sports Detroit Plus, FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Net Network, FOX Sports Net Base, FOX Sports North Plus, FOX Sports Wisconsin Plus, MSG Plus, ROOT Sports (Northwest Region), ROOT Sports (Rocky Mountain Region), SportsSouth and Sun Sports.
The game will be shown on a tape delay basis on these remaining affiliates: FOX College Sports Atlantic, FOX Sports Arizona, FOX Sports Florida, FOX Sports Ohio, FOX Sports San Diego, FOX Sports West, FOX Sports Wisconsin and ROOT Sports (Pittsburgh Region).
Viewers are reminded to check their local listings and viewing guides to verify which station(s) are in their areas and included in various cable packages.
The game tips at 2 p.m. and will originate on Sun Sports in Florida with Rich Waltz and Mark Wise on the call. Allison Williams will handle sideline reporting duties.
Fans can also listen to the UMass Sports Network broadcast with Josh Maurer and Tim Collins, beginning at 1:40 p.m. The game will be on 105.5 FM WEEI in Western Mass., 1440 AM WEEI in Central Mass. and 95.9 FM WATD in the South Shore area of Eastern Mass. Online listeners can log on to weei.com/umass or use the TuneIn app on smart phones and tablet devices.
UMass is 10-0 on the season and off to the fourth-best start in school history. FSU is 7-3 and coming off a 44-point win over Charlotte.