UTM MEN'S HOOPS TO BE FEATURED TWICE ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK IN 2017-18
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin men’s basketball program will appear in two of the seven Ohio Valley Conference games on CBS Sports Network this season, the league announced this afternoon.
This marks the third straight year that the Skyhawks will be aired exclusively on CBS Sports Network as the OVC enters its fifth year of a partnership with the channel.
UT Martin’s OVC opener against Tennessee State on Thursday, Dec. 28 will be televised live to a nationwide audience. Tipoff from the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center is set for 6 p.m. as the Skyhawks have not lost a home matchup against the Tigers since 2012.
Exactly one week later on Thursday, Jan. 4, UT Martin’s road contest at Austin Peay will also be broadcasted live on CBS Sports Network. The Skyhawks have won six straight regular season matchups against the Governors.
Today’s announcement marks the third announced nationally televised UT Martin men’s basketball contest in 2017-18. The Skyhawks’ Nov. 12 road matchup at Illinois will also be aired by ESPNU.
CBS Sports Network is widely available through all major cable, satellite and telco distributors as well as via OTT streaming service providers YouTube TV, fuboTV 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.cbssportsnetwork.com. The announcement of these broadcasts brings the current number of OVC games on national television this year to 15.