March 23, 2009
NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference has announced its 2009 baseball television package. Florida Atlantic University and Western Kentucky University will play on live TV Saturday, April 25 at 4 p.m. ET. The game will air as part of the extensive package on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast and Cox Sports Television presented by the Sun Belt Conference.
Along with selecting the FAU-WKU game the package also includes games at ULM - the 2008 regular season Sun Belt champions - the University of New Orleans and Middle Tennessee State University and the baseball championship game at Troy. The Sun Belt Conference has a strong tradition and history in baseball. The Sun Belt Conference has sent multiple teams to the NCAA Baseball Tournament each year since 1988. The 20-year stretch of two or more teams each NCAA play is matched by only four other conferences.
2009 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Television Schedule
Saturday, April 11, 2009 - FIU @ Middle Tennessee 4 p.m. ET
Saturday, April 25, 2009 - Florida Atlantic @ Western Kentucky 4 p.m. ET
Saturday, May, 2, 2009 - South Alabama @ Louisiana-Monroe 4 p.m. ET
Saturday, May, 16, 2009 - Louisiana-Lafayette @ New Orleans 4 p.m. ET
Saturday May 23, 2009 - Baseball Championship game (At Troy) 3 p.m. ET
About Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast
CSS is a 24-hour sports channel serving approximately 5.8 million cable subscribers across twelve southeastern states. Launched in 1999, the network is a partnership between Comcast Corporation and Charter Communications. CSS carries a full slate of college sports programming including over 40 live football games, 110 college football replay games, more than 200 men's and women's live college basketball games and 40 live baseball games, as well as a comprehensive mix of sports news and in-depth sports analysis geared toward fans in the Southeast.
For more information on CSS, or to find out how you can get CSS on your cable system, log on to www.css-sports.com.
About Cox Sports Television
The New Orleans-based sports network launched on October 28, 2002 in front of 450,000 Louisiana viewers. CST has grown over 400% to nearly 2 million in the five years since launch, making it one of the fastest growing regional sports networks in the south. CST is currently carried on cable systems in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida and Virginia. CST is also carried on channel 421 on DISH Network in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge markets, including the counties of Pearl River and Hancock in Mississippi. CST is owned and operated by Cox Communications Louisiana, LLC. Initially targeted to be a Louisiana sports network, CST has secured collegiate, professional and high school events that have expanded the networks reach throughout the south. For more information about CST, please visit our website at www.coxsportstv.com. For information about our on-demand product, CST Now!, go to www.cstnow.com.