UTEP Football Games to Be Featured on TV


POSTED: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 11:06am

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 6:36pm

Five UTEP football games will be televised this fall – including three on CBS Sports Network and two on FOX Sports Networks. Conference USA announced its full TV slate on Tuesday.

CBS Sports Network, formerly CBS College Sports, will beam three UTEP football games to a national television audience. The Miners’ home game versus Houston, originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1, has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 29 and will kick off at 6 p.m. MT. CBS Sports Network will also carry UTEP’s home game versus Southern Miss (Oct. 29, 6 p.m. MT), and road game at UCF. The UCF game has shifted from Saturday, Nov. 26 to Friday, Nov. 25 with a 5 p.m. MT start time.

FOX Sports Networks (FSN) will have coverage of UTEP’s games at SMU (Sept. 10) and Rice (Nov. 5). Kickoff times are to be announced for both games.

Conference USA Football on FOX Sports Networks The 2011 football season marks the beginning of a new long-term agreement between Conference USA and Fox Sports Media Group for national television rights to a variety of marquee Conference USA events, including a minimum of 20 regular-season football games. Through two dozen owned and affiliated networks, FOX Sports Networks (FSN) programming reaches more than 85 million homes across the country. Conference USA joins Fox's impressive roster of other conference partners that includes the Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, ACC, and SEC.

Conference USA Football on CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network is the original 24-hour sports channel dedicated to covering college sports. Available to 95 million homes nationwide, CBS Sports Network provides comprehensive college sports coverage, including 25 men’s and women’s sports, hundreds of live games annually, as well as in-depth studio and original programming. Conference USA enters its seventh year on CBS Sports Network, which will feature a minimum of 20 C-USA football games in 2011. For more information, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

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