K-State Announces Men's Basketball TV Schedule

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – FOX Sports Kansas City will televise 12 Kansas State men’s basketball games during the 2015-16 season, including two Big 12 matchups, the school and network announced today.

FOX Sports Kansas City will air the games to the entire state of Kansas as well as the Kansas City metro area, while fans outside the region can view the broadcasts for the first time on K-StateHD.TV. In addition, all 12 games will be available to stream live outside the state of Kansas on ESPN3 across WatchESPN platforms.

The broadcast schedule begins with the first exhibition contest with Emporia State at 7 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 30 and continues with the next four games, including the second exhibition against Fort Hays State at 7 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 6. The regular season opener with Maryland-Eastern Shore will be broadcast at 7 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 13, followed by Columbia at 8 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 16 and South Dakota at 7 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 20. Other games on the schedule include South Carolina State at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Nov. 29, Coppin State at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 9, the Wichita Wildcat Classic with Colorado State at 3 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 19, North Dakota at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 22 and Saint Louis at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 29.

The FOX Sports Kansas City television schedule concludes with home Big 12 contests against Texas Tech at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 12 and TCU at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, March 2.

Of note, K-State’s road games at Georgia on Friday, Dec. 4 and Texas A&M on Saturday, Dec. 12 will be televised on the SEC Network. The Georgia game will tip off at 6 p.m., while the Texas A&M contest is slated to start at 4:30 p.m.

FOX Sports Kansas City, a regional sports television network, is the exclusive television home of the American League Champion Kansas City Royals, as well as Big 12, Kansas State University and Missouri Valley Conference sports, NBA Basketball, NHL Hockey and much more. For more information, visit FOXSportsKansasCity.com, Twitter.com/FSKansasCity and Facebook.com/FOXSportsKansasCity.

K-StateHD.TV, the nation’s No. 1 digital institutional network since its inception in 2011, is an exclusive high-definition online network providing K-State a world-wide connection for athletic and academic endeavors. Combined with more than 650 free videos, subscribers get nearly 1,000 Wildcat videos a year, including 125-plus live events. Other premium features include pregame shows, weekly and postgame press conferences, and commercial free on-demand viewing of every football game and all home men’s basketball, women’s basketball, volleyball, and baseball games (within 72 hours of event).

For those interested in subscribing to K-StateHD.TV, the service is available for $9.95 per month and $99.95 per year. To learn more about K-StateHD.TV, or to subscribe to the service, visit www.k-statehd.tv.  

ESPN3 is available 99 million homes via WatchESPN on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices.

Ben Boyle (play-by-play) and Stan Weber (analyst) will continue to call men’s basketball games on the network.

Once again, the Wildcats boast a comprehensive television package with all 32 games being able to be seen throughout the country on either cable or the internet. K-State could have as many as 17 nationally-televised games, including 11 on ESPN, ESPN2 and/or ESPNU. Games will also be available on ESPN3.

The Wildcats return five players with starting experience in 2015-16 to go with the influx of seven newcomers, including PARADE All-American Dean Wade (St. John, Kansas/St. John) and NJCAA First Team All-American Carlbe Ervin II (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma/Connors State College). Senior guard Justin Edwards (6.3 ppg., 3.3 rpg.) is the team’s top returner in both scoring and steals (37), while junior forward Wesley Iwundu (5.8 ppg., 3.5 rpg.) is the leading returner in rebounding (108), assists (61), blocks (20) and minutes (780). 

Tickets for the 2015-16 season are currently on sale in the K-State Athletics Ticket Office with a variety of single-game and season packages available for the 19-game home schedule. Fans can purchase these tickets toll free at (800) 221.CATS (2287), online at www.kstatesports.com/tickets and in-person at Bramlage Coliseum.