Big South Announces Additional WBB TV Broadcasts


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - The Big South Conference today announced five additional women's basketball regular-season games will be televised this season as part of the Conference's TV package, with SportSouth airing three games.  In addition, regional television partner Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) will tape delay SportSouth's three broadcasts as well.

The extended women's basketball TV coverage will take place in February and will tip-off with Charleston Southern at Winthrop on Monday, Feb. 1 at 7:00pm on SportSouth, the first of three Monday night contests on the network.  SportSouth will also air live the Feb. 8 Gardner-Webb at Liberty match-up and the Feb. 15 Radford at High Point clash.  Both games will start at 7:00pm.

WMYA-TV 40 in Asheville/Spartanburg will carry the Saturday, Feb. 13 Presbyterian College at UNC Asheville game live at 2:00pm.  The final regular-season women's basketball broadcast will feature Coastal Carolina at Liberty on Saturday, Feb. 20 live at 4:00pm on Big South Television Network affiliates WMBF News Xtra in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and the Flames Sports Network in Lynchburg, Va.

The Big South previously announced that SportSouth and MASN would again serve as the television home of the Advance Auto Parts Women's Basketball Championship Semifinals and Finals, as the networks will air both Semifinal games on Saturday afternoon, March 13 beginning at 1:00pm, and the Championship game on Sunday, March 14 at 2:00pm.

Meanwhile, Comporium Cable Channel 2 (CN2) in Rock Hill, S.C., will televise the Jan. 30 UNC Asheville at Winthrop women's basketball game live at 1:30pm, the second of two Winthrop broadcasts on CN2 this season.  Below is the Big South's updated women's basketball TV schedule for the remainder of the season, including games that will air on Liberty University's Flames Sports Network.

Sat., Jan. 30 -- UNC Asheville at Winthrop *, 1:30pm - CN2

Mon., Feb. 1 -- Charleston Southern at Winthrop *, 7:00pm - SportSouth; 11:00pm - MASN (tape)

Thurs., Feb. 4 -- North Carolina Central at Liberty, 5:00pm - Flames Sports Network

Mon., Feb. 8 -- Gardner-Webb at Liberty *, 7:00pm - SportSouth; 12:00am -- MASN (tape)

Sat., Feb. 13 -- Presbyterian College at UNC Asheville *, 2:00pm - WMYA-TV 40

Mon., Feb. 15 -- Radford at High Point *, 7:00pm - SportSouth; 11:00pm - MASN (tape)

Sat., Feb. 20 -- Coastal Carolina at Liberty *, 4:00pm - WMBF News Xtra, Flames Sports Network

Mon., Feb. 22 -- Charleston Southern at Liberty *, 7:00pm - Flames Sports Network

Fri., March 5 -- Radford at Liberty *, 7:00pm - Flames Sports Network

Mon., March 8 -- High Point at Liberty *, 7:00pm - Flames Sports Network

Sat., March 13 -- Big South Championship Semifinals, 1:00pm/3:00pm - SportSouth/MASN

Sun., March 14 -- Big South Championship Game, 2:00pm -- SportSouth/MASN

* - Big South Conference game

CN2 - Comporium Cable Channel 2 (Rock Hill, S.C.)
MASN - Mid-Atlantic Sports Network