Texas will televise 12 men’s basketball games on the Longhorn Network this season, school officials announced today. The first telecast will be Nov. 13 against Boston University, one of 10 games in Austin to be aired by the network.
LHN also will show two games from the TicketCity Legends Classic in East Rutherford, N.J. (Nov. 19 and Nov. 21), with those games being simulcast on ESPN3. Among the Longhorns’ home games that will be carried by LHN include visits by North Texas (Nov. 29) and UT-Arlington (Dec. 6).
Three Big 12 conference games will be aired on Texas’ 24-hour network in conjunction with ESPN: Oklahoma State at Texas (Jan. 7), Iowa State at Texas (Jan. 24) and Texas Tech at Texas (Feb. 4). LHN’s final men’s basketball telecast will be the Tech-Texas game.
The full schedule of LHN telecasts includes:
Date Time (all times Central) Matchup
Sunday, Nov. 13 6 p.m. Boston University at Texas
Saturday, Nov. 19* 8 p.m. Texas vs. Oregon State
Monday, Nov. 21* 5:30/8 p.m. Texas vs. N.C. State/Vanderbilt
Saturday, Nov. 26 7 p.m. Sam Houston State at Texas
Tuesday, Nov. 29 7 p.m. North Texas at Texas
Tuesday, Dec. 6 7 p.m. UT-Arlington at Texas
Saturday, Dec. 10 7 p.m. Texas State at Texas
Tuesday, Dec. 13 7 p.m. Nicholls State at Texas
Saturday, Dec. 31 1 p.m. Rice at Texas
Saturday, Jan. 7 6 p.m. Oklahoma State at Texas
Tuesday, Jan. 24 8 p.m. Iowa State at Texas
Saturday, Feb. 4 6 p.m. Texas Tech at Texas
*Indicates games played in the TicketCity Legends Classic from the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. These games will co-exist on LHN with ESPN3.All other games listed are exclusive to LHN.
_ Jimmy Burch