UK Releases Additional TV Info; Big Blue Madness to be televised on UK IMG Sports Network and FS South
LEXINGTON, Ky. Ė The University of Kentucky menís basketball program has released additional televised non-conference games for the 2012-13 season, including the annual Blue-White scrimmage and both exhibition games. Former Northeast standout Alex Poythress is a freshman on this year’s team.
CBS Sports will televise five games, adding the Baylor (Dec. 1) and Louisville (Dec. 29) games to the three UK conference games announced earlier.
The ESPN family of networks will broadcast 16 Kentucky menís basketball games this season. Ten Southeastern Conference games were previously selected and six non-conference games were selected. The Eastern Michigan (Jan. 2 on ESPNU) game was added, and Kentuckyís road game at Auburn on ESPNU (Jan. 19) is now slated for 9 p.m. ET.
Previously released games airing on the ESPN family of networks include: Maryland (Nov. 9 on ESPN) in the Barclays Classic, Duke (Nov. 13 on ESPN) in the Champions Classic, Notre Dame (Nov. 29 on ESPN2) as part of the SEC/Big East Challenge, Portland (Dec. 8 on ESPN2) and Marshall (Dec. 22 on ESPN2).
Fox Sports Net will televise both the Samford (Dec. 4) and Lipscomb (Dec. 15) games.
FS South picked up the majority of UKís non-conference games, including the Northwood (Nov. 1) and Transylvania (Nov. 5) exhibition games, as well as Lafayette (Nov. 16), Morehead State (Nov. 21) and Long Island (Nov. 23). UK IMG Sports Network will tape delay all games carried live by FS South.
UK IMG and FS South will also televise both Big Blue Madness (Oct. 12) and the Blue-White scrimmage (Oct. 24) live.