K-State to Make 18 TV Appearances in 2013-14

Sept. 26, 2013

K-State Athletics

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State Athletics announced on Thursday the entire home schedule for K-State women’s basketball will be broadcast for the second straight season. The televised games will be available on either FOX Sports, FOX Sports Midwest, FOX Sports Kansas City, Cox Cable/Metro Sports or K-StateHD.TV.

The Wildcats will make their lone national television appearance of the season on FOX Sports on Saturday, Jan. 25, against Sunflower State rival, Kansas. The game is slated to tip at 1 p.m.

K-State will play four games this season on FOX Sports Kansas City and produced by K-StateHD.TV, with the debut broadcast coming in K-State’s Big 12 home opener against defending Big 12 champion Baylor at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2. Additional games for FOX Sports Kansas City this season include: Saturday, Jan. 18 against Iowa State at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29 against Oklahoma at 7 p.m., and Wednesday, Feb. 12 against Texas at 7 p.m. The game can be seen in Kansas and the Kansas City-area.

K-State will also play one game this season on FOX Sports Midwest and produced by K-StateHD.TV. The Wildcats will host TCU on Monday, March 3 at 7 p.m. These games can be seen throughout Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois and Indiana.

The Wildcats will have five games broadcast by FOX College Sports and produced by K-StateHD.TV this season, which will be available to a national audience on cable and satellite packages. The first game on the FOX College Sports schedule will be Saturday, Dec. 7 against Grambling State at 2 p.m. The remaining four games are: Sunday, Dec. 15 against UC Santa Barbara at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8 against Oklahoma State at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15 against Texas Tech at 2 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 22 against West Virginia at 5 p.m.

K-State will play two games on Cox 22/Metro Sports this season. The games on Cox 22/Metro Sports this season are the exhibition opener against Washburn on Monday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 20 against Wichita State at 7 p.m. The games are available to Cox Cable subscribers within the state of Kansas.

The Wildcats will also play three games exclusively on K-StateHD.TV in 2013-14, beginning with the exhibition finale against Alaska-Anchorage on Friday, Nov. 1. K-StateHD.TV will also broadcast the 2013-14 season opener against Tennessee State on Nov. 8 at 5:45 p.m., and against Charlotte on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 12:30 p.m.

In addition to the three games broadcast exclusively on K-StateHD.TV, the Wildcats will have a unique pregame show broadcast on K-StateHD.TV called K-State Gameday, prior to 10 games this season in Bramlage Coliseum. K-State Gameday will air on K-StateHD.TV, 30 minutes before the following games: Nov. 8 against Tennessee State, Jan. 2 against Baylor, Jan. 8 against Oklahoma State, Jan. 18 against Iowa State, Jan. 25 against KU, Jan. 29 against Oklahoma, Feb. 12 against Texas, Feb. 15 against Texas Tech, Feb. 22 against West Virginia and March 3 against TCU.

To visit the home of K-StateHD.TV, or to subscribe to the service, visit www.k-statehd.tv. The subscription service remains a product of K-State’s All-Access platform through the CBS College Network and is available for $9.95 per month or $79.95 annually.

The Wildcats will also face Texas in Austin on the Longhorn Network on Sunday, Jan. 5 at 2 p.m., and Oklahoma in Norman on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m., on Sooner Sports TV. As opponents determine their third-tier games, additional K-State road games may be televised.

K-State owns a 118-77 (.605) all-time record when playing on television, including a 70-48 mark on the FSN family of networks. Since the start of the 2002-03 season, the Wildcats will have appeared on television at least 170 times. During the 2012-13 season, Kansas State played a school record 27 games on either regional or national television networks.

For the 2013-14 season, K-State has five newcomers: forwards Breanna Lewis, Jessica Sheble and Erica Young and guards Leticia Romero and Kindred Wesemann. Lewis is tied for the second-tallest player in K-State women’s basketball history and the tallest on the roster since Nicole Ohlde (2001-04), while Romero helped the U18 Spanish National Team to a gold medal at the 2013 FIBA European Championships for Women.

In addition to its five signees for the 2013-14 season, K-State returns five players that saw significant action in the 2012-13 season, including senior Chantay Caron, junior Haley Texada and sophomore Bri Craig.

Season tickets remain available, including the Wildcat 4-Pack season ticket package of four general admission tickets for $200. General admission tickets are also available for only $20 for football or men’s basketball season tickets. New this year, K-State women’s basketball will be offering specific benefits for each game exclusively to Chairback season ticket holders. Included in the ticket book will be coupons for each home game redeemable at Bramlage Coliseum for 16 specific benefits including free parking, free and discounted concession items, exclusive invitations and more.

Fans can purchase tickets online at www.k-statesports.com, or can call the ticket office at 800.221.CATS.