ELEVEN SPORTS, NESN TO AIR 2018 UMASS FOOTBALL HOME GAMES
All six UMass home football games will once again air nationally on ELEVEN SPORTS and regionally on the NESN family of stations
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Athletics, alongside multimedia rights holder Learfield’s UMass Sports Properties, announced Tuesday that national coverage of all six UMass football home games will once again be provided by ELEVEN SPORTS, while regional coverage will air on the NESN family of stations.
UMass Athletics is in its second year of partnership with ELEVEN SPORTS which produces and distributes all six of the Minutemen’s home football games (five on campus at McGuirk Stadium and the BYU game at Gillette Stadium).
Regionally, the games will air on either NESN or NESNplus and digitally via NESNGo. Fans will also be available to watch via live stream outside of New England on UMassAthletics.com for both desktop and mobile devices.
With the television coverage announcement, the kickoff time for the BYU game at Gillette Stadium on Nov. 10 has also been officially set for Noon.
UMass Football Home Game Regional TV Coverage
Sat., Aug. 25 • Duquesne • 5:30 p.m. • ES / NESNplus
Sat., Sept. 22 • Charlotte • 3:30 p.m. • ES / NESNplus
Sat., Oct. 6 • USF • 3:30 p.m. • ES / NESNplus • NESN (JIP)
Sat., Oct. 20 • Coastal Carolina • 3:30 p.m. • ES / NESN
Sat., Nov. 3 • Liberty • 3:30 p.m. • ES / NESN-or-NESNplus
Sat., Nov. 10 • BYU • 12 p.m. • ES / NESN
All dates and times are subject to change.
Season, group and single game tickets are available currently, alongside the UMass Football Flex Pass. UMass Athletics previously announced themes for each of the six home games, including against BYU on Sat., Nov. 10, as well. Details on ticket pricing and the UMass Football Flex Pass are provided via UMass Athletic Ticket Central. A list of all home game themes is available via the team’s schedule page.
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About ELEVEN SPORTS | Channel Finder
ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Launched in the US in March 2017, ELEVEN SPORTS is dedicated to delivering world-class domestic and international sports and lifestyle entertainment ‘For The Fans’. Sports fans will be treated to a unique mix of emerging and established sports combined to provide engaging and compelling LIVE entertainment, placing the viewer at the very heart of the action.
An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. In addition to UMass, it manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 125 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; licensing and trademark consulting; digital platform expertise; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies.