Time Warner Cable SportsChannel to televise two UTSA basketball games in December

Time Warner Cable SportsChannel to televise two UTSA basketball games in December

SAN ANTONIO — UTSA and Learfield Sports’ Roadrunners Sports Properties announced on Monday that Time Warner Cable SportsChannel (323) will televise the Roadrunners’ upcoming matchups against I-35 rival Texas State (Dec. 2) and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Dec. 12).

Wednesday’s game at Texas State, which will tip off at 7 p.m., will be shown statewide in Texas with additional coverage on ESPN3 outside of Austin and San Antonio, while the Dec. 12 contest with the Islanders also will air across the state.

Jay Howard (play-by-play) and Hector Ledesma (analysis) will call all the action for the Dec. 12 home tilt at the Convocation Center, which is scheduled to tip at 2 p.m. between the former Southland Conference foes.

The telecasts push the number of Roadrunners men’s basketball broadcasts this season to at least 15. Each of UTSA’s first three games this season were televised, while its Dec. 8 contest at Texas can be seen on Longhorn Network. In addition, the Roadrunners will have eight games on the American Sports Network.

Those broadcasts include the Conference USA opener against North Texas (Jan. 1) along with home contests versus UTEP (Jan. 16), Marshall (Feb. 6), Louisiana Tech (Feb. 18) and Southern Miss (Feb. 20), while ASN will televise road games at Middle Tennessee (Jan. 9), Old Dominion (Feb. 27) and UTEP (March 5). Additionally, the network will televise the first three rounds of the 2016 C-USA Tournament that is slated to begin on March 8 in Birmingham, Ala.

UTSA-SliderLearfield Sports, which works with Time Warner Cable SportsChannel on behalf of UTSA Athletics, represents nearly 120 collegiate properties. The company also titles the prestigious Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup with award co-founders NACDA and USA Today. Learfield represents collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas for their respective multimedia rights and sponsorship initiatives, and offers these partners with professional concessions and ticket sales, licensing and trademark consulting, digital platform expertise and venue and technology systems through its owned companies.