BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Seventeen WKU Hilltopper Basketball games have been selected
for national broadcast or digital streaming, as announced Wednesday by the
Conference USA office.
See the full schedule here.
The Hilltoppers are scheduled to play four games on ESPN networks, three games on
CBS Sports Network, one game on FS1, three games on beIN SPORTS and six games on
Stadium as part of the initial broadcast release.
All three of WKU’s games in the Bad Boys Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis tournament will be
televised by ESPN networks, starting with the Hilltoppers’ contest against Villanova
at 1:30 p.m. (all times CT) Nov. 22 on ESPN2.
WKU’s second game of the tournament against Purdue or Tennessee will air on either
ESPN or ESPN3, while the third contest will air on ESPN2 or ESPN3. The Hilltoppers’
trip to Rice at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 will also air on ESPN3.
Outside of C-USA TV selections, the Hilltoppers will also appear nationally on FS1
when they travel to face Wisconsin at 7 p.m. CT Dec. 13.
WKU will play three times in conference play on CBS Sports Network, including at
home against UAB at 8 p.m. Jan. 18. They’ll also be featured on the network at UTEP
at 9 p.m. Feb. 1 and at Middle Tennessee at 7 p.m. March 1.
Three games will be available on beIN SPORTS, including WKU’s conference opener at
home against LA Tech at 7 p.m. Dec. 28. The channel will also air WKU’s game at Old
Dominion at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 and its home contest against Charlotte at 7 p.m. Feb. 22.
Those games will also be available through beIN SPORTS CONNECT, the network’s
digital and mobile streaming service.
Stadium will stream six games on WKU’s schedule, including four home games: against
nonconference foe Eastern Kentucky at 7 p.m. Nov. 29, against Middle Tennessee at 6
p.m. Jan. 20, against Marshall at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 and for Senior Night vs. Old
Dominion at 6 p.m. Feb. 24. The outlet will also broadcast the Hilltoppers’ trips to
Marshall at 6 p.m. Jan. 6 and at North Texas at 8 p.m. Feb. 15.
Stadium includes a 24/7 linear feed distributed across both digital and broadcast
platforms, and live events accessible via owned and operated Stadium platforms and
select distribution partners such as Facebook.
Additional games will be added to the broadcast schedule at a later date as the
Hilltopper Sports Satellite Network finalizes its TV selections. Remaining game
times for the rest of the 2017-18 season have also been announced and are available
More than 60 nationally televised or digital games featuring C-USA teams were
announced as part of the initial schedule release Wednesday. Additional coverage of
C-USA basketball will also be available online through CUSA TV, available
exclusively on the league’s official streaming website CUSA.tv.
WKU will open its season with a pair of exhibitions against Campbellsville on Nov. 1
and Cumberland University on Nov. 7. Both games will tip off at 7 p.m. in E.A.
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