New Orleans – The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN announced Friday that four additional Sun Belt Conference home football games will be carried live on ESPN3.com in September, including the Cajuns' visit to Miami to face FIU.
UL will play the Panthers on September 24 will air on the multi-screen network for live sports programming in a Sun Belt Conference matchup, currently scheduled at 5PM (CST). Memphis at Arkansas State and Grambling at Louisiana-Monroe will be shown on September 10, and the following week Western Kentucky’s home contest against Indiana State will air.
As of August 19, 22 of the first 23 Sun Belt football games will be broadcasted and a minimum of 23 games of the 2011 season will be broadcast across ESPN networks. More games will likely be added to the ESPN slate during the season.
ESPN3.com is a live multi-screen sports network that delivers thousands of live, global sports events annually. It is available in nearly 70 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider. It is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers connected to on-campus educational networks and on-base military networks. The network is also accessible on the go via the WatchESPN app and on ESPN on Xbox LIVE through an affiliated provider.
About the Sun Belt Conference
While there are 31 NCAA conferences that sponsor multiple sports, the Sun Belt Conference is one of only eleven to participate in the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) and Football Bowl Subdivision. The Sun Belt was formed in 1976 with six members competing in four men’s sports, and today comprises 12 institutions of higher learning while sponsoring 19 championship sports for men and women.