May 7, 2013
Rice University football will have at least seven games televised through the Conference USA broadcast agreements with CBS, Comcast and Fox Sports in the upcoming 2013 season, as part of a confirmed schedule featuring more than 50 games to air nationally or regionally, with additional games to be added prior to beginning of the season.
Beginning with the Owls’ home opener against Kansas on Sept. 14, Rice will have four home games broadcast, as well as three road tilts. The Kansas contest is one of three games slated for national coverage on CBS Sports Network. The game will kick off at 6:30 p.m.
The 2013 edition of the Bayou Bucket will be televised by Fox SportsNet (FSN). The game against crosstown rival Houston returns to Reliant Stadium for a second-straight year on Sept. 21. Kick-off time will be announced at a later date.
Rice’s trip to Tulsa on Oct. 5 will kick off at 2:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network before the Owls return home to host UTEP on Oct. 26 on CSS.
The following Thursday’s trip to North Texas is the first of two midweek games to air on FSN, as both that Oct. 31 contest and the Nov. 21 game at UAB have been set for 6:30 p.m. starts.
Rice hosts Louisiana Tech on CBS Sports Network on Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. for the team’s Homecoming affair.
Broadcast arrangements are pending for the Owls’ five remaining games, including the season opener at Texas A&M on Aug. 31. Additionally, Rice announced kickoff times for the home games against Florida Atlantic (6 p.m. on Sept. 28) and Tulane (2 p.m. on Nov. 30).
The 2013 football season marks the third year of a multi-platform media rights agreement between Conference USA and FOX Sports Media Group broadcasting a minimum of 20 games. This season, FOX Sports 1, FOX’s new national sports cable network launching this August, is scheduled to televise a minimum of 10 regular-season Conference USA football games. Additional games will again be carried nationally on FOX Sports Networks owned-and-affiliated regional networks which reach more than 85 million homes and FOX College Sports.
This season marks the ninth year of C-USA’s partnership with CBS Sports Network that includes significant national and regional exposure for football, men's and women's basketball and other C-USA sports. CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour home of CBS.
CBS Sports Network will nationally carry a minimum of 13 C-USA football games during the 2013 season, including eight conference match-ups. Live game coverage kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 31 with Miami (Ohio) visiting Marshall, followed on Sept. 7 by FIU’s first home game as a member of C-USA vs. UCF and Colorado State at Tulsa, as part of a doubleheader.
As part of the league’s agreement with CBS Sports Network, 10 games have been sub-licensed for regional broadcast on Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS). All 10 of those games will be league matchups.
The 2013 C-USA Championship game on Saturday, Dec. 7 is scheduled to air on either ESPN or ESPN 2. It marks the ninth straight year that the C-USA Championship will air on the ESPN Family of Networks.
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