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ASU Baseball will have one game televised on Sun Belt Network in 2011

NEW ORLEANS (SBC) -The Sun Belt Conference announced its baseball and softball television schedule today that features both national television appearances and a regional slate of games on the Sun Belt Network.  

The television schedule will open up the first weekend of play as the eyes of nation will be focused on FIU Garrett Wittels as he attempts to break the collegiate record for consecutive games with a hit.  The Panthers take on Southeastern Louisiana on ESPN3.com on Friday, February 18 and Saturday, February 19.  FIU wraps up the series on ESPNU on Sunday, February 20. 

Later in the season - and for the fifth consecutive year - the SBC will open its regional slate of baseball and softball games that will be televised on the Sun Belt Network. 

Eight regular season baseball games will hit the airwaves this year along with one softball regular season game, and the Sun Belt Conference Baseball and Softball Championship games  This year conference baseball team will have an appearance on television - the first time in league history. 

The 2010 baseball season was one of the most successful in conference history as eight of the 11 league teams finished under 100 in the final NCAA RPI. Only four other conferences in the country had more teams with that distinction. Additionally, the SBC finished seventh overall in the final conference RPI, marking the fifth consecutive year with a top ten finish.

In softball, the SBC sent two teams to the NCAA postseason.  Louisiana-Lafayette, one of the nation's most storied softball programs, advanced to the NCAA Super Regionals. 

All games will be aired by Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) and Cox Sports Television (CST). Please check your local listings for additional channel information.

All Games Times Subject To Change

Date

Game

Time

Network

2/18 /11 

Southeastern Louisiana at FIU

7 ET/6 CT

ESPN3

2/19/11

Southeastern Louisiana at FIU

1 ET/12 CT

ESPN3

2/20/11

Southeastern Louisiana at FIU

7:30 ET/6:30CT

ESPNU 

3/19/11

Middle Tennessee at Western Kentucky

4 ET/3 CT

Sun Belt Network

3/26/11

Louisiana-Lafayette at Arkansas State*

4 ET/3 CT*

Sun Belt Network*

4/2/11

South Alabama at Middle Tennessee

4 ET/3 CT

Sun Belt Network

4/9/11

FIU at Troy

8 ET/7 CT

Sun Belt Network

4/23/11

ULM at Middle Tennessee         

7 ET/6CT

Sun Belt Network

4/30/11

UALR at Louisiana-Lafayette

4 ET/3 CT

Sun Belt Network

5/7/11  

Florida Atlantic at Western Kentucky

1ET/12 CT

Sun Belt Network

5/21/11

Florida Atlantic at FIU

7 ET/6 CT

Sun Belt Network

5/29/11

Baseball Championship (at Louisiana-Monroe)

2 ET/1 CT

Sun Belt Network

*Tape Delayed on CSS

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