SIUE, EIU Men's Basketball Games On TV


Published on October 10 2016 2:17 pm
Last Updated on October 10 2016 2:17 pm
Written by Millie Lange

SIUE men's basketball will have two more nationally-televised games with the announcement of the Ohio Valley Conference's CBS Sports Network schedule Thursday.

SIUE's game against Austin Peay Jan. 12 at Vadalabene Center is the second game of the OVC's package and will begin at 8 p.m. The Cougars will take on Belmont in Nashville, Tennessee Jan. 30. That game also and will feature an 8 p.m. start.

These games are in addition to the previously announced Feb. 16 game at Murray State which will air on ESPNU as part of the OVC package.

More television dates will be announced as they come available.

EIU Games On Air

On Thursday the Ohio Valley Conference announced a slate of seven Conference men's basketball games that will air exclusively on CBS Sports Network this season.

This marks the fourth year the League has aired games on the CBS Sports Network and third consecutive year the package has included seven total games.

CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour home of CBS Sports is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to

The announcement of these broadcasts brings the current number of Conference games on national television this year to 15.

A complete television schedule including with additional national exposure, non-conference television games and games streaming on the OVC Digital Network will be released soon.

2016-17 OVC CBS Sports Network Television Schedule

Saturday, December 31
Tennessee State at Murray State, 11:00 a.m. CT

Thursday, January 12
Austin Peay at SIUE, 8:00 p.m. CT

Thursday, January 26
UT Martin at Austin Peay, 8:00 p.m. CT

Monday, January 30
SIUE at Belmont, 8:00 p.m. CT

Thursday, February 2
Eastern Illinois at Tennessee State, 7:00 p.m. CT

Thursday, February 9
Belmont at Jacksonville State, 6:00 p.m. CT

Thursday, February 23
Tennessee Tech at Morehead State, 9:00 p.m. ET (8 p.m. CT)