Courtesy: Ilya Pinchuk (Moscow, Idaho)
|MBB announces TV games|
MOSCOW, Idaho – With the start of the season a little more than one month away, University of Idaho men’s basketball announced that at least five of the team’s games in the 2012-13 season will be broadcast on television.
The Vandal men will have two games on the ESPN family of networks and the possibility of one more, according to a release last week by the Western Athletic Conference. The team’s trip to Louisiana Tech on Thursday, Jan. 17, will be broadcast on ESPN Regional Television (ERT), as will Idaho’s home matchup against Utah State at the Cowan Spectrum on Thursday, Jan. 31.
The Vandals will have one more opportunity for a national broadcast at the WAC Tournament. The WAC Championship Game will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.
Idaho’s Palouse border battle with Washington State, the oldest continuous basketball rivalry west of the Mississippi, will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Network. That game will be played on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Pullman, Wash.
Two more regular-season Idaho men’s basketball games will be broadcast on ROOT Sports. First up will be the team’s WAC opener as the Vandals face familiar opponent Seattle U for the first time as a conference opponent. That game will tip off at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Dec. 29. Idaho’s first trip to face the University of Denver men’s team will also be broadcast on ROOT Sports on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m.
All Idaho men’s and women’s basketball home games and select road games will be available to view online through VandalXtra on GoVandals.com.