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MONARCH TV BROADCAST SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Old Dominion University announced an increased television schedule for the 2004-05 season, which includes national exposure on ESPN2, Comcast Sportsnet, local cable and the web, via video streaming.

The Monarchs will be featured in a national broadcast on ESPN2 on Saturday, Feb. 12, when rival VCU visits the Constant Center at 4 p.m., while the Lady Monarchs game at Penn State on Dec. 19 will be aired nationally on CSTV.

In addition, seven Monarch and Lady Monarch games will be aired on Comcast Sportsnet, reaching 4.5 million homes in the Mid-Atlantic region. Cox Communications will air locally the Lady Monarchs game at Penn State and the Monarchs at DePaul game on Sunday, Jan. 2, on channel 71.

All home non-televised games will be video-streamed this season on the ODU athletics Web site, Http://www.odusports.com. Fans can watch the games live from the Constant Center for a monthly fee of $6.95 through the College Pass program, which also provides the audio and video broadcasts of more than 100 colleges and universities.

"We are very excited about the national and regional exposure our basketball teams will receive this season through our television package," said Athletic Director Jim Jarrett. "From ESPN and CSTV to our Comcast and Cox games, fans all over the country will now be able to follow the teams and the addition of video-streaming allows us to be viewed worldwide."

The televised schedule is as follows:

Sunday, Dec. 19 Lady Monarchs at Penn State CSTV, Cox 71 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 22 Harvard vs. Lady Monarchs Comcast Sportsnet 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 22 St. Joe's vs. Monarchs Comcast Sportsnet 7 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 2 Monarchs at DePaul Cox 71 4 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 8 James Madison vs. Monarchs Comcast Sportsnet 7 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 15 George Mason vs. Monarchs Comcast Sportsnet 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 5 Monarchs at UNCW Comcast Sportsnet 4 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 12 VCU vs. Monarchs ESPN2 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 16 Monarchs at Geo. Mason Comcast Sportsnet 7 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 27 JMU vs. Lady Monarchs Comcast Sportsnet 3 p.m.

For more information, contact the athletic public relations office at 683-3372.

This article was posted on: October 20, 2004

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