Seattle, Wash. -
The Seattle University athletic department today announced that Comcast SportsNet Northwest will broadcast the men's basketball game between Seattle University and the University of Maryland live from College Park, Md., Monday, Nov. 8.
The game, part of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer, will be shown live on Comcast SportsNet Northwest beginning at 5 p.m. Pacific time. Comcast SportsNet Washington, the cable network that serves the Maryland area, will produce the broadcast and deliver the game to its sister network in the Pacific Northwest. The game will be re-aired by Comcast SportsNet Northwest Thursday, Nov. 11, at 11:30 p.m.
Comcast SportsNet Northwest is channel 179 on the Comcast digital cable system (except for Digital Economy). For further Comcast SportsNet Northwest channel locations, visit CSNNW.com. In addition to Comcast, the game will also be available live on ESPN Full Court nationally, except for the Mid-Atlantic region.
The Seattle University men's basketball team is now scheduled to be on television five times during the 2010-11 season. Earlier this week, Seattle U announced that its home games against Oregon State (Nov. 17), Idaho (Dec. 11), Portland (Feb. 5), and Washington (Feb. 22) would be carried live by FSN Northwest.
The game will also be carried on a delayed basis by 710 ESPN Seattle. The radio broadcast featuring Dave Grosby and Gary Hill, Jr., will begin at 6 p.m. Pacific time. That will kick off 710 ESPN's coverage of Seattle University men's basketball, with all remaining games this season being broadcast live as they happen.
Seattle University is preparing to open the 2010-11 season against Maryland, followed by a trip to San Francisco to face the Dons of the University of San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 12. The Redhawks will open the home portion of the schedule against the Cal Poly Mustangs Sunday, Nov. 14, beginning at 5 p.m. at KeyArena at Seattle Center.