C-USA inks TV deal with ESPN

Published 2:35 am Thursday, May 26, 2016

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Conference USA has reached a multiyear agreement to have its football and basketball games and other sports televised by four networks, including ESPN.

C-USA announced Wednesday that its games will continue to be aired by the CBS Sports Network and American Sports Network, and beIN Sports has been added.

ESPN will televise the C-USA football championship game in 2017 and five regular-season games.

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CBS Sports Network will televise the men’s and women’s basketball tournament championship games in 2017, along with six football games and six men’s basketball games.

ASN will air 15 football games, 13 regular-season men’s basketball games and two women’s basketball games per season, along with some Olympic sports.

The agreement with beIN Sports calls for the network to show football, basketball, soccer, baseball, softball and volleyball.