Sun Belt announces six 2011 football games will be broadcast on ESPN3

NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference announced today that six football games for the upcoming season will be broadcast on ESPN3.

All six games are Sun Belt Conference home games – two games each will be at North Texas and FIU.  While Western Kentucky and Middle Tennessee will also have one game each broadcasted.

The September 10 broadcast between Houston and North Texas will mark the grand opening of North Texas' new state-of-the-art football facility.

ESPN3 is a broadband network for live sports programming that harnesses the quality ESPN has built through its TV networks and delivers online sports programming to fans through a rich, interactive, and easy-to-use experience.

ESPN3 broadcasts thousands of live games and events online each year. A majority of the events are exclusive to ESPN3, while others are broadband-enhanced versions of games from one of ESPN's TV networks.

The Sun Belt Conference previously released a slate of games for the ESPN family of networks: North Texas at FIU (September 1 - ESPN3), Kentucky at Western Kentucky (at LP Field - September 1 - ESPNU), Troy at Clemson (September 3 - ESPN3), Louisiana-Monroe at Florida State (September 3 - ESPNU), FIU at Louisville (September 9 - ESPN), Western Kentucky at Middle Tennessee (October 6 - ESPNU), FIU at Arkansas State (October 18 - ESPN2) and Troy at FIU (October 25 - ESPN2).

Additional games could be added to the ESPN family of networks as well as other networks.  The Sun Belt Conference will release its Sun Belt Network Television package on July 18.

ESPN3 Broadcast Additions for Sun Belt Football Season – Released June 7, 2011

September 10

Georgia Tech at Middle Tennessee - 6 p.m.

Houston at North Texas - 6 p.m.

Navy at Western Kentucky - 6 p.m.

September 17

UCF at FIU - 5 p.m.

September 24

Indiana at North Texas - 6 p.m.

October 1

Duke at FIU - 5 p.m.

All times Central (CT) and subject to change

Additional games could be added