APSU Sports Information
Brentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team will make at least two appearances on the ESPN family of networks as part of the 10-game Ohio Valley Conference offering announced by the league office.
The Govs road contest at Tennessee Tech, January 31st, 2019 will tip at 6:00pm CT on either ESPNU or ESPNews, while Austin Peay’s Valentine’s Day Battle of the Border contest against Murray State is scheduled for a 6:00pm tipoff in the Dunn Center.
This does not take into account the November 9th, 2018 contest at Mississippi State or the December 28th, 2018 game at Arkansas, either of which could wind up on the ESPN-owned SEC Network or affiliates.
In addition, the OVC Tournament semifinals will air on ESPNU, with two additional regular season games to air on either ESPNU or ESPNEWS.
The OVC Tournament championship game will air on ESPN2 at 7:00pm CT on Saturday, March 9th. The tournament will be held at The Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana for the second consecutive year.
In August, the OVC announced an extension of its media rights agreement to stream a minimum of 600 conference contests annually on ESPN+, the recently launched multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company Direct-to-Consumer & International segment and ESPN.
This year 209 men’s and women’s regular season Conference games will be streamed on ESPN+ as will approximately 110 non-conference contests.
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Games aired on an ESPN network will also be available through the ESPN App, accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.
2018-19 OVC ESPN Television Schedule
Thursday, January 3rd
Jacksonville State at Belmont, 8:00pm CT (ESPNU)
Thursday, January 10th – WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
Morehead State at Belmont, 4:00pm CT (ESPNU)
Thursday, January 17th
Tennessee State at Tennessee Tech, 6:00pm CT (ESPNU)
Thursday, January 24th
Belmont at Murray State, 8:00pm CT (ESPNU)
Thursday, January 31st
Austin Peay at Tennessee Tech, 6:00pm (ESPNU or ESPNEWS)
Thursday, February 14th
Murray State at Austin Peay, 6:00pm CT (ESPNU)
Thursday, February 28th
Jacksonville State at Eastern Illinois, 8:00pm CT (ESPNU or ESPNEWS)
Friday, March 8th
OVC Men’s Tournament Semifinal #1, 7:00pm CT (ESPNU)
OVC Men’s Tournament Semifinal #2, 9:00pm CT (ESPNU)
Saturday, March 9th
OVC Men’s Tournament Championship, 7:00pm CT (ESPN2)