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Sun Belt broadcast schedule includes 29 games, 7 ULM

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NEW ORLEANS, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Sun Belt Conference will televise 29 games for the upcoming football season, seven of those match-ups will feature the ULM Warhawks. 

For the upcoming season the Sun Belt Network will air seven high-definition football broadcasts as part of a minimum of 39 broadcasts that the network will air. The Sun Belt Network is a partnership of the league and Cox Sports Television (CST) and Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS) that has been in place since 2008.  The Sun Belt Conference may seek distribution with providers outside of the footprint those two networks reach. Contests are often available on ESPN3 and ESPN GamePlan outside of the CSS and CST markets.

Since its inception and including the upcoming season, the Sun Belt Network will have aired over 150 Sun Belt contests.

The 2013 Sun Belt Network slate kicks off on October 5th with rivals South Alabama and Troy being showcased in a noon kickoff.  League newcomers Georgia State and Texas State will be featured on several occasions – including a head-to-head tilt on October 19.  The SBN schedule concludes with a late season rivalry clash between Louisiana-Lafayette and Louisiana-Monroe on November 30.

The release of the schedule also includes the previously announced midweek appearances on ESPN2 and four Thursday night appearances on ESPNU.

Two-time defending R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Champions Louisiana-Lafayette will be featured in both of the ESPN2 matchups. The first of the two midweek games will feature the Cajuns facing the Bobby Petrino led WKU Hilltoppers in Bowling Green, Kentucky. That game will be aired live on October 15th.

A week later, the Cajuns will travel to Jonesboro to face last season's GoDaddy.com Bowl Champions and two-time defending Sun Belt Champions Arkansas State. The game will take place on October 22nd.

Additional television games can be added through ESPN's 12-day selection option and the announcement of non-conference games that will be televised.

About CSS

CSS is a 24-hour sports network carrying a full slate of college sports programming. The channel offers a comprehensive sports lineup throughout the year including over 40 live college football games. In addition, CSS broadcasts over 165 men's and women's live college basketball games and over 80 live baseball games, as well as a comprehensive mix of sports news and in-depth sports analysis geared toward fans in the south. For more information on CSS, or to find out how you can get CSS on your cable system, log on to css-sports.com.

About CST

The New Orleans-based sports network launched on October 28, 2002 in front of 450,000 Louisiana viewers. CST has grown over 400% to 2 million in the nearly 11 years since launch, making it one of the fastest growing regional sports networks in the south. The 24-hour regional sports network is currently carried in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi, Georgia, Oklahoma, Missouri and Virginia. CST is owned and operated by Cox Communications Louisiana, LLC. Initially targeted to be a Louisiana sports network, CST has secured collegiate, professional and high school events that have expanded the networks reach throughout the south. CST boasts over 300 live events per year including the New Orleans Saints, LSU Tigers, Arkansas Razorbacks, Southeastern Conference, Sun Belt Conference, Tulane University, Louisiana high school events, Southern University in Baton Rouge, Big East, Big 12, WAC, Gulf South Conference, A-Sun Conference and the New Orleans Zephyrs.

Composite Television Listing as of July 15 (More games to be announced)

August 29

Southern Utah at South Alabama - 6:30 p.m. (ESPN3)

August 30

Samford at Georgia State - 6 p.m. (ESPN3)

August 31

Louisiana-Monroe at Oklahoma - 6 p.m. (Fox Sports Network PPV)

UAB at Troy - 6 p.m. (ESPN3)

^ Kentucky vs. Western Kentucky (ESPNews) - 6 p.m.

Arkansas Pine-Bluff at Arkansas State - TBA (ESPN3)

September 7

Tennessee-Chattanooga at Georgia State - 1 p.m. (ESPN3)

South Alabama at Tulane - 2:30 p.m. (CST)

Prairie View A&M at Texas State - 6 p.m. (ESPN3)

Savannah State at Troy - 6 p.m. (ESPN3)

Louisiana-Lafayette at Kansas State - 5:30 p.m. (Fox Sports 1)

Grambling at Louisiana-Monroe - TBA (ESPN3)

September 12

* Troy at Arkansas State – 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

September 14

Louisiana-Monroe at Wake Forest - 11:30 a.m. (Raycom Sports Net)

Nicholls State at Louisiana-Lafayette - 6 p.m. (ESPN3)

* Western Kentucky at South Alabama – 6:30 p.m. (ESPN3)

October 3

* Western Kentucky at Louisiana-Monroe - 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

October 5

* South Alabama at Troy - 12 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

October 12

Troy at Georgia State - TBA (Sun Belt Network)

October 15

* Louisiana-Lafayette at Western Kentucky - 7 p.m. (ESPN2)

October 19

* Georgia State at Texas State - 6 p.m. (Sun Belt Network)

October 22

* Louisiana-Lafayette at Arkansas State – 7 p.m. (ESPN2)

October 31

* Louisiana-Monroe at Troy - 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

November 2

* Western Kentucky at Georgia State - TBA (Sun Belt Network)

November 7

* Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette - 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

November 9

Western Kentucky at Army - 11 a.m. (CBS College Sports)

November 16

* Texas State at Arkansas State - TBA (Sun Belt Network)

November 23

* Louisiana-Monroe at South Alabama - TBA (Sun Belt Network)

November 30

* Louisiana-Monroe at Louisiana-Lafayette - TBA (Sun Belt Network)

* denotes Sun Belt Conference game

^ Game to be played at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn.

 

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