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Saturday's ASU/South Alabama matchup will be televised on Sun Belt Network

JONESBORO, Ark. (AStateRedWolves.com) – The Arkansas State University men's basketball team will be featured this Saturday (Jan. 11) evening as the Sun Belt Network and ESPN 3 televise the Red Wolves' Sun Belt Conference (SBC) matchup against South Alabama in Jonesboro, Ark.

A-State's conference home opener versus the Jaguars is scheduled for a 7:06 p.m. (CT) tipoff at the Convocation Center.  Tom Dore will handle play-by-play duties with Bob Donewald providing color analysis.

The contest will also be available on ESPN3, which is a 24/7 online sports network offering live and replayed events.  The network is available via WatchESPN.com at no extra cost in 72 million homes and to another 21 million people on college campuses and military bases nationwide.

The Sun Belt Network, which is currently in its fifth season televising various Sun Belt Conference sports, is a joint partnership with Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) and Cox Sports Television (CST).  The agreement with CSS and CST has resulted in the broadcasting of football, men's basketball, baseball, volleyball, and softball contests throughout the last four seasons.    Since its inception in 2009, the Sun Belt Network will have aired over 150 Sun Belt Conference games. 

To see if ESPN3 is available through your internet provider, visit espn.go.com/watchespn/affList.  If your internet provider offers ESPN3, you can watch the game by going to WatchESPN.com and click on the game as it appears in the list of scheduled contests for that particular day.  Viewers can also use the WatchESPN app on their smartphone, tablet, or Xbox LIVE.  Fans may also view ESPN3 contests via their computer and can hookup to a television monitor by purchasing a cable(s) at an electronic store.

ESPN3 Link - South Alabama at Arkansas State (7:06 p.m. CT)            

To find CSS in your area go to: www.csssports.com/channel-finder

To find CST in your area go to: coxsports.tv.com/affiliates

Arkansas State, which is currently 9-4 overall and 2-0 in the Sun Belt Conference this season under head coach John Brady, will host Troy this Thursday (Jan. 9) in its league home opener before taking on South Alabama this Saturday (Jan. 11) evening to conclude a two-game conference homestand.  The Red Wolves, who are off to their best start since the 2008-09 season, have won straight going into their conference home-opening contest against Troy.

Tickets for both of this week's A-State home games and all remaining home contests for the 2013-14 season can be purchased through the A-State Central Box Office by calling 870-972-2781 or 1-888-ASU-FANS.  Tickets may also be purchased online by visiting www.astate.edu/tickets.

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