beIN SPORTS Announces 2016-17 Conference USA Men’s Basketball Schedule

MIAMI--()--beIN SPORTS today released the programming schedule for the anticipated 2016-17 Conference USA men’s basketball season beginning Saturday, December 3rd. Earlier this year, the network announced the multi-year broadcasting rights acquisition for a variety of sporting events within this prestigious collegiate athletic conference, which will air on beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS CONNECT, the network’s streaming service.

beIN SPORTS’ Conference USA men’s basketball coverage will feature ten (10) games highlighting the league’s top teams. It all starts on Saturday, December 3rd, when defending regular-season champions UAB hosts Auburn in a rematch of an interstate rivalry that last year ended in a one-point victory for the Tigers. Middle Tennessee, who represented C-USA in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament and beat highly ranked Michigan State in one of the biggest “March Madness” upsets, will also be featured along with Florida Atlantic, LA Tech, Marshall, North Texas, Old Dominion, Rice, UTEP and WKU.

Listed below is the beIN SPORTS schedule for the 2016-17 Conference USA men’s basketball season. For the most up-to-date schedule of Conference USA events, visit:

December 3   Auburn at UAB

Auburn University vs. University of Alabama at Birmingham

  8:30 PM
January 5   Middle Tennessee at Rice

Middle Tennessee University of Texas vs. Rice University

  8:00 PM
January 12   Marshall at Middle Tennessee

Marshall University vs.

Middle Tennessee State University

  8:00 PM
January 19   UAB at Florida Atlantic

University of Alabama at Birmingham vs.

Florida Atlantic University

  8:00 PM
January 26   UTEP at WKU

University of Texas at El Paso vs.

Western Kentucky University

  8:00 PM
February 2   WKU at LA Tech

Western Kentucky University vs. Louisiana Tech University

  8:00 PM
February 9   Old Dominion at Middle Tennessee

Old Dominion University vs.

Middle Tennessee State University

  8:00 PM
February 16   UTEP at North Texas

University of Texas at El Paso vs. University of North Texas

  8:00 PM
February 23   Marshall at Old Dominion

Marshall University vs. Old Dominion University

  8:00 PM
March 2   Old Dominion at UTEP

Old Dominion University vs.

University of Texas at El Paso

  8:00 PM

Conference USA is an athletic conference designed to promote the success of its student-athletes. Comprised of 14 collegiate institutions, the conference features a dynamic array of competitions in 19 different sports, both male and female.

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Launched in 2012, beIN SPORTS is the fastest growing global sports network in the U.S. and is offered on the 10 largest cable/satellite TV providers in the U.S., as well as other systems across the country. beIN SPORTS offers viewers premium sports content and entertainment across multiple platforms including TV channels beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español and live streaming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT. A cornerstone of beIN SPORTS is its unrivaled live soccer coverage, which includes live matches from LaLiga, Serie A, Ligue 1, NASL, and CONMEBOL/CONCACAF/CAF World Cup Qualifiers, as well as news and in-depth analysis of all the top leagues from around the world. In addition to soccer, beIN SPORTS serves as a haven to fans of motorsports, tennis, rugby, boxing, mixed martial arts (MMA) and volleyball, among others. With the recent addition of Conference USA coverage, beIN SPORTS will also broadcast College Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Soccer, Baseball, Softball and Volleyball. Thru beIN SPORTS CONNECT, authenticated subscribers can also enjoy all the exciting action from the two networks and stream live overflow matches offered in HD on your computer, tablet or smart phone.

About Conference USA

Conference USA is an NCAA Division I athletic conference based in Irving, Texas, that services 14 institutions of higher education – Charlotte, FIU, Florida Atlantic, Louisiana Tech, Marshall, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, Old Dominion, Rice, Southern Miss, UAB, UTEP, UTSA and WKU. Now in its third decade, Conference USA has adapted to the ever-changing landscape of collegiate athletics with an unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity and leadership in competition, academics and community.

More information can be found on our web site, Fans can also follow C-USA online on social media with Twitter (@Conference_USA), or ConferenceUSA on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.


Valerie Boldrin, 305-777-1900 ext. 6024
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