Men's Basketball Slated for Three Games on NEC TV Schedule

Men's Basketball Slated for Three Games on NEC TV Schedule

The Northeast Conference released its basketball television package on Thursday and the Central Connecticut men's basketball team will make three appearances during the 2015-16 season, including the opening game of the league's package. All told, the NEC will have a record 34 games broadcast during the season.


The Blue Devils will host LIU Brooklyn on January 4 will be broadcast on MSG Network and Fox College Sports at 7:00 p.m. in the first game of the league's television package. Central will also appear on MSG and Fox College Sports on February 11 when they travel to St. Francis Brooklyn. The 7:00 p.m. game will be the second of three televised NEC contests on that day.

CCSU will host Wagner on Saturday, February 20, in a 1:00 p.m. game that will be carried on ESPN3.

ESPN3 will also air a wildcard game featuring an intriguing matchup with playoff implications, with that game slated for February 25. The Northeast Conference will have its championship game televised on ESPN or ESPN2 and both semifinals will be carried on MSG+ and FCS.

In the non-conference portion of its schedule, Central will also make three television appearances. The Blue Devils' game at Boston College on November 19 will be on ESPN3. The CCSU contest at Rutgers on December 8 will be on the Big Ten Network and the December 23 game at Connecticut will be televised on ESPNU.

All of CCSU's home games that are not televised will be available on NEC Front Row.