New Orleans (Sun Belt Conference) – The Sun Belt Conference announced today its completed schedule of games and kick-off times for this fall's upcoming Sun Belt Network football broadcasts.
Arkansas State will play at least three games on the Sun Belt Network in 2010. The conference opener at Louisiana-Lafayette will be played September 11th at 2:30pm. The Red Wolves home opener against Louisiana-Monroe will be played September 18th at 7pm. ASU will host Florida Atlantic on October 23rd. Kickoff is scheduled for 12pm.
This season each of the Sun Belt Conference nine football playing members will be shown through the Sun Belt Network's regional television package and the last four weeks of the 12 game slate a wild card selection will take place to show that week's most compelling game.
The Sun Belt Network is a partnership between the Sun Belt Conference, Comcast-Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) and Cox Sports Television (CST) that enables the league to broadcast football, men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball, volleyball and softball.
CSS and CST continue to be the Sun Belt's regional television production partners and the two networks combine to serve nearly 10 million households in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.
Additional affiliates for the Sun Belt Network include the The Texas Channel, Charter Dallas, Bright House Sports Network and WKYU.
This upcoming football season's games will likely also be featured on ESPN GamePlan and ESPN3.com.
2010 Sun Belt Network Schedule
September 11 - Arkansas State at Louisiana-Lafayette – 2:30 p.m.
September 18 - Arkansas State vs. Louisiana-Monroe – 7 p.m.
September 25 - Middle Tennessee at Louisiana-Lafayette – 2:30 p.m.
October 2 - Louisiana-Lafayette at North Texas – 6:30 p.m.
October 9 - WKU at FIU – 2:30 p.m.
October 16 - FIU at North Texas – 6:30 p.m.
October 23 - Arkansas State vs. Florida Atlantic – 12 p.m.
October 30 - Troy at Louisiana-Monroe – 2:30 p.m.
November 6 - Sun Belt Network Wildcard Week – 6:30 p.m.
November 13 - Sun Belt Network Wildcard Week – 2:30 p.m.
November 20 - Sun Belt Network Wildcard Week – 3:15 p.m.