Initial Men's Basketball TV Schedule Announced
NORFOLK, Va. – Conference USA and the Old Dominion men’s basketball program announced the media package for the upcoming 2018-19 season. 13 of ODU’s games will air on ESPN+, while four contests will be picked up by Stadium and one on ESPN3
Conference USA’s “Bonus Play” portion schedule will also have games on CBS Sports Network, Stadium and beIN SPORTS.
The first round of the 2019 C-USA Basketball Tournament will air on ESPN+, while the quarterfinals will be picked up by Stadium. The semifinals and final will be on the CBS Sports Network.
Please see below for the complete Old Dominion men’s basketball schedule, which includes tip times.
Conference USA Media Package
More than 110 nationally-televised or digital games featuring Conference USA men's basketball on its home floor have been announced as part of the league's media schedule released Tuesday. The total nearly doubles last year's initial broadcast package announcement.
National games will be televised on partners CBS Sports Network, Stadium and belN SPORTS. Contests will also stream on digital platforms Facebook - through CBSSN and Stadium - and ESPN. Additional coverage of C-USA basketball will be available on CUSA.tv, the league's official streaming portal.
CBS Sports Network will air 11 games this season, including a bonus play game as part of the new C-USA men's basketball schedule model, as well as the C-USA semifinals and championship game in Frisco, TX. CBS Sports Network will also produce seven contests that will stream on Facebook.
Stadium will receive 21 total games, including five bonus play games and all four of the C-USA Championship quarterfinal matches. Like CBSSN, Stadium will partner with Facebook to bring nine games to fans through Facebook.
belN SPORTS will air 10 games, covering a pair of bonus play matchups, on its national broadcast channel. The matchups will also be available through belN SPORTS CONNECT, the networks' digital streaming platform.
ESPN will boast over 65 of the league's home contests with the vast majority featured on ESPN+, the first multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company Direct-to Consumer and International Segment in conjunction with ESPN.
About CBS Sports Network
CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour home of CBS Sports, is widely available through all major cable, satellite and telco distributors as well as via OTT streaming service providers YouTube TV, fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV and Hulu. Additionally, a live CBS Sports Network stream is available through CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports App by authenticating with select providers. For more information, including a full programming schedule, go to www.cbssoortsnetwork.com.
Stadium is the original multi-platform sports network featuring exclusive live and on-demand games and events, extensive highlights, classic games, original programming, and daily live studio programming. Stadium includes a 24/7 linear feed distributed across both digital and broadcast platforms, as well as a comprehensive array of on-demand (VOD) digital content including additional live games and events. Stadium is owned by a collection of industry leaders including Sinclair Broadcast Group, BAMTech, the NHL, the PGA TOUR, and Meredith Corp. To learn more, visit: http://watchstadium.com/
About belN SPORTS
Launched in 2012, belN SPORTS is the fastest-growing sports network in the world, offering viewers premium sports content and entertainment across multiple platforms including TV channels belN SPORTS and belN SPORTS en Espanol and live streaming on belN SPORTS CONNECT.
ESPN+ is the first-ever multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company's Direct-to-Consumer and International division in partnership with ESPN. It offers fans thousands of additional live events, on-demand content and original programming not available on ESPN's linear TV or digital networks. This includes hundreds of MLB, NHL and MLS games, Grand Slam tennis, Top Rank boxing, PGA Tour golf, college sports, international rugby, cricket, the full library of ESPN Films (including 30 for 30) and more. Fans can subscribe to ESPN+ for just $4.99 a month (or $49.99 per year).
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