HOUSTON-- The American Sports Network has added Rice's Jan. 14 game against Western Kentucky to its television schedule, Conference USA announced Monday morning.
The game time is now scheduled for 8 p.m. CT.
The game will be the eighth picked up by ASN for the 2015-16 season, joining the Nov. 19 home opener versus Oregon State (8 p.m.), Nov. 25 against Lamar (8 p.m.), Jan. 1 at UTEP (8 p.m. CT), Jan. 9 at North Texas (1 p.m.), Feb. 13 at Old Dominion (1 p.m.), Feb. 20 game against FIU (1 p.m.) and the Mar. 5 season finale versus Old Dominion (1 p.m.).
ASN will also televise the first three rounds of the Conference USA Tournament, held for the second straight year in Birmingham, Ala., Mar. 8-12.
Rice will now have 11 games televised on the year, the most regular season games ever televised in Owl hoops history. It will also have games televised on Nov. 13 at Cal (Pac-12 Network; 10:30 p.m.), Dec. 19 at New Mexico (ROOT Sports; 7 p.m.) and Jan. 21 at UAB (CBS Sports Network; 8:30 p.m.).
The season begins on Nov. 7 with an exhibition game against LeTourneau at 7 p.m. To order season tickets, please call 713-348-OWLS (6957) or visit ricetickets.com/mbb.