By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information & the Ohio Valley Conference
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team's home contest against league foe Eastern Kentucky has been selected to air exclusively on CBS Sports Network this season, as announced by the Ohio Valley Conference office Thursday afternoon.
The Golden Eagles will play host to the Colonels in a 6 p.m. CT tilt on Saturday, Dec. 30 in the Hooper Eblen Center, the team's second conference game of the season. The Tech women's team will kick off the doubleheader action against EKU at 3 p.m.
A total of seven Ohio Valley Conference games will be broadcast by CBS Sports Network during the 2017-18 season.
This marks the fifth year the League has aired games on the CBS Sports Network and fourth consecutive year the package has included seven total games.
CBS Sports Network is widely available through all major cable, satellite and telco distributors as well as via OTT streaming service providers YouTube TV, fuboTV and Hulu. Additionally, a live CBS Sports Network stream is available through CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports App by authenticating with select providers. For more information, including a full programming schedule, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com. The announcement of these broadcasts brings the current number of conference games on national television this year to 15.
A complete television schedule with non-conference television games and games streaming on the OVC Digital Network will be released soon.
Season tickets for Tennessee Tech basketball are on sale now. Call (931) 372-3940, visit the Hooper Eblen Center ticket office, or log on to TTUsports.com to order yours today.
2017-18 OVC CBS Sports Network Television Schedule
Thursday, December 28
Tennessee State at UT Martin, 6:00 p.m. CT
Saturday, December 30
Eastern Kentucky at Tennessee Tech, 6:00 p.m. CT
Thursday, January 4
UT Martin at Austin Peay, 6:00 p.m. CT
Thursday, January 11
Tennessee State at Eastern Illinois, 6:00 p.m. CT
Thursday, January 18
Jacksonville State at Morehead State, 7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT
Thursday, February 8
Austin Peay at Murray State, 6:00 p.m. CT
Saturday, February 17
Morehead State at Belmont, 7:00 p.m. CT
Photo by Thomas Corhern, TTU Sports Information