Men's Basketball |
Nov. 16, 2009
CINCINNATI, OHIO - FOX Sports Ohio is preparing for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats basketball game, this Wednesday, November 18 when the Bearcats take on Toledo at 7:30pm. This is the first of 11 games scheduled to be telecast on the network this season.
There are a select number of UC games this season where FOX Sports Ohio is also covering the Cavaliers or the Blue Jackets. During these situations, to better and more consistently serve the entire viewing area, the network will televise the professional team's game on its main channel and is providing the simultaneous college game to its affiliates to air on a second channel.
"FOX Sports Ohio values its team partners and covers an abundance of great professional teams and collegiate teams and conferences," stated Henry Ford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, FOX Sports Ohio. "In situations where our professional team schedule conflicts with UC Bearcats basketball, we are working with our affiliates to ensure the Bearcats receive maximum coverage throughout our delivery area."
This Wednesday, November 18, FOX Sports Ohio is covering both the Cavaliers and the UC Bearcats. To make sure viewers are able to find their desired games, please refer to the following programming details.
Wednesday, November 18
The Cavaliers will be on FOX Sports Ohio.
|6:30pm || Cavaliers Live pre-game show|
|7:00pm|| Cavaliers @ Washington|
The UC Bearcats will be on the alternate channels listed below:
|7:30pm || UC v. Toledo, presented by Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Honda Dealers|
|Time Warner || *Channel 99|
|Insight || Channel 6|
|DISH Network || FS Cincinnati|
|Direct TV || FS Cincinnati|
*Time Warner customers must have the digital basic package to receive channel 99.
FOX Sports Ohio is working with additional operators to make the game available and is awaiting channel information. Please check www.foxsportsohio.com for updates.
"UC and ESPN Regional appreciate the partnership with FOX Sports Ohio for UC Athletics and respect that FOX Sports Ohio will air the schedule of games in the market live and will provide specific channel information through various media to Cincinnati basketball fans," said Mike Thomas, University of Cincinnati Athletic Director.
There are three additional instances where the UC Bearcat basketball game will be available on a second channel:
|Saturday, January 2|| UC v. Texas Southern || (Blue Jackets)|
|Wednesday, January 6 || UC v. Cal State Bakersfield || (Cavaliers)|
|Wednesday, February 24 || UC v. DePaul || (Xavier Musketeers)|
For each game, viewers are encouraged to visit www.foxsportsohio.com for channel information.