26 Monarch And Lady Monarch Games Broadcast On Television For 2008-09

October 22, 2008
By ODU Athletics

Oct. 22, 2008

Norfolk, Va. -   A record twenty-six Old Dominion University basketball games will be televised this season to national, regional and local audiences.

The Monarchs  will be featured will be featured nationally on ESPNU  twice, including a Jan. 13, 9 p.m. game at the Constant Convocation Center against Georgia State, and a Feb. 10 contest at Hofstra.  The Monarchs Bracketbuster contest on Saturday, Feb. 21, will also be carried by one of the ESPN networks, based on opponent and team records.

Comcast Sportsnet will air 12 of the Monarchs and Lady Monarchs contests, including the Monarchs home opener against UAB on Nov. 22, and the Lady Monarchs showdowns against national champion Tennessee on Dec. 18 and former NCAA champ Maryland on Dec. 21. CSN airs locally in Hampton Roads on Channel 35 on the Cox Communications cable system, with CSN plus games on Channel 11.

WSKY, Channel 4 in Hampton Roads will produce and air nine contests this year, including games with conference rivals William and Mary, James Madison , Delaware, Towson and UNC Wilmington. Many of the WSKY games will be taped delayed on MASN regional cable, which is carried locally on Channel  11 and 39 on Cox Communications.

The Lady Monarchs contest at Michigan State on Nov. 26 will be aired by the Big Ten Network, which is carried locally by Verizon FIOS.

All of the men's and women's home games will be video streamed live on www.odusports.com  throughout the season, beginning with the exhibition games. Fans can purchase the All Access package per month, or yearly. In addition to live broadcasts, the All Access package includes live and archived coverage of men's and women's soccer, field hockey, baseball, women's lacrosse and select wrestling events, the spring 2009 football game, post-game press conferences, and call -in coaches shows.

The following is the schedule of televised basketball games for 2008/09:

2008-09 Old Dominion University basketball televised games

Date                      Game                                                    Time                                      Carrier

11/22/08              UAB @ ODU                                       4 p.m.                                   CSN +

11/26/08              ODU women @ Michigan St.       6:30 p.m.                             Big Ten Network

12/3/08                RICHMOND @ ODU                        7 p.m.                                   CSN +

12/18/08              Tennessee women @ ODU         7 p.m.                                   CSS/CSN +

12/21/08              Maryland women @ ODU            1 p.m.                                   CSN

1/7/09                   JMU @ ODU                                       7 p.m.                                   WSKY

1/10/09                ODU @ George Mason                  2 p.m.                                   CSN

1/13/09                Ga. State @ ODU                             9 p.m.                                   ESPNU

1/17/09                ODU @ VCU                                       4 p.m.                                   CSN

1/18/09                Ga. State women @ ODU             noon                                     CSN 

1/21/09                UNCW @ ODU                                  7 p.m.                                   WSKY

1/22/09                ODU women @ W&Mary             7 p.m.                                   WSKY

1/24/09                Northeastern @ODU                     4 or 7 p.m.                           ESPN or CSN

1/25/09                JMU women @ODU                       3 p.m .                                  CSN

1/28/09                ODU @ JMU                                       7 p.m.                                   WSKY

1/31/09                George Mason @ ODU                  7p.m.                                    CSN

2/3/09                   Towson @ ODU                                                7 p.m.                                   WSKY

2/7/09                   ODU @ Drexel                                   7 p.m.                                   CN8/WSKY

2/10/09                ODU @ Hofstra                                 7 p.m.                                   ESPNU

2/14/09                VCU @ ODU                                       2 p.m.                                   CSN

2/15/09                Delaware women @ ODU            2 p.m.                                   CSN

2/18/09                ODU @ UNCW                                  7 p.m.                                   WSKY

2/21/09                Bracketbusters                                                 TBA                                        TBA

2/25/09                W&Mary @ ODU                              7 p.m.                                   WSKY

2/28/09                ODU @ Northeastern                    6 p.m.                                   CSN

3/4/09                   W&Mary women @ ODU             7 p.m.                                   WSKY                     



CSN - Comcast sportsnet (Channel 35 - Cox)

CSN + - Comcast sportsnet (Channel  11 - Cox)

WSKY  - (Channel  4 - Hampton Roads)

MASN - Mid Atlantic Sports Network (Channel  11 and 39-COX)

Big Ten Network - available in Hampton Roads to Verizon FIOS customers

ESPNU - (channel 232 - COX)

CN8 - (check cable listings)


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