BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Five Hilltopper Football games were added to the national
television broadcast schedule, Conference USA announced, on Wednesday as a part of a
league-wide television announcement across all broadcast partners.
Due to television, WKU’s regular season finale at FIU has moved from Saturday, Nov.
25 to Friday, Nov. 24 – the Friday following Thanksgiving.
Three games, all home match-ups, will air on Stadium, formerly American Sports
Network, including Louisiana Tech (Sept. 16), Ball State (Sept. 23) and Florida
Atlantic (Oct. 28). WKU’s final two road contests of the 2017 regular season, at
Marshall (Nov. 11) and at FIU (Nov. 24) will air on beIN Sports.
Stadium is a new, fully programmed, 24/7 multi-platform sports network that brings
together exclusive live game and event coverage, extensive highlights, classic
games, original programming, and daily live studio programming. Stadium includes a
24/7 linear feed distributed across both digital and broadcast platforms, as well as
a comprehensive array of on demand content including additional live events and VOD
highlights accessible via owned and operated STADIUM platforms and select
The network was formed when Campus Insiders, 120 Sports and The American Sports
Network combined forces to take advantage of a combined collection of professional
and collegiate rights and unique access to both digital and television distribution
WKU appeared on beIN Sports last season when the Hilltoppers hosted FIU, while
Stadium is a new venture. Two of WKU’s games, Old Dominion and Florida Atlantic,
aired on ASN in 2016.
The five games join three other televised games including Tuesday’s announcement of
Illinois on the Big Ten Network. CBS Sports Network will also air the Old Dominion
(Oct. 20) and Middle Tennessee (Nov. 17) games.
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