PLANO, Texas – The upcoming men’s basketball game featuring Boise State vs. Idaho will air live throughout the Northwest and Rocky Mountain regions via an agreement between ROOT SPORTS™ and Learfield Sports, the multimedia rights holder for both Boise State and Idaho Athletics. The game on November 27 is scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m. MT, 6 p.m. PT from neutral host site, CenturyLink Arena in Boise.
Hoops fans backing the Broncos or the Vandals will be able to access the game via ROOT SPORTS on all major cable and satellite providers throughout Idaho. The correct channel numbers can be found by visiting ROOTSPORTS.com, selecting your region, and clicking the channel listings tab. This marks the second consecutive year that ROOT SPORTS has produced and distributed the game.
LEARFIELD SPORTS manages the individual rights for University of Idaho Athletics and Boise State Athletics, in addition to more than 50 other collegiate institutions and associations. It also titles the prestigious Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup and provides exclusive sports programming to more than 1,100 radio stations throughout the country. The company’s multimedia rights encompass numerous content distribution platforms to deliver the passion of college athletics across radio, television and digital networks to fans globally. Its exclusive sports programming reaches more than 56 million television households nationally and delivers nearly 17,000 hours of radio programming on more than 1,100 radio stations. To learn more about its 40-year history and complete collegiate portfolio, visit learfieldsports.com.
ROOT SPORTS™ Northwest region is the home of the Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Sounders FC, Portland Timbers, Gonzaga Bulldogs, Seattle University Redhawks, Big Sky Conference and Mountain West Conference. The network reaches 3.4 million households across five states, including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska, and delivers more than 350 live events each year – all of which are available in high definition.
ROOT SPORTS™ Rocky Mountain region is the home of the Colorado Rockies, Utah Jazz, Mountain West Conference, Big Sky Conference and University of Denver. The network reaches 2.5 million households across nine states and delivers more than 350 live events each year – all of which are available in high definition.
ROOT SPORTS™ regional sports networks are operated by DIRECTV Sports Networks LLC in the Northwest, Pittsburgh and Rocky Mountain regions. The three networks combined reach 9 million households across 18 states and own exclusive programming and distribution partnerships with more than 20 teams and conferences. DIRECTV Sports Networks is a controlled subsidiary of DIRECTV, the world’s most popular television service.