MANHATTAN, Kan. (K-State Sports) – FOX Sports Kansas City will televise at least 10 Kansas State men’s basketball games during the 2016-17 season, including the Wildcat Classic at the Sprint Center on December 10, the school and network announced today (September 7).
In addition, the school announced the game times for its 10 non-conference home games.
FOX Sports Kansas City will air the games to the entire state of Kansas as well as the Kansas City metro area, while fans can also view the broadcasts on K-StateHD.TV. In addition, all nine 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 Pittsburg State at 7 p.m., on Friday, October 28 and continues through the next five games, including the second exhibition against Washburn at 8 p.m., on Friday, November 4. The regular season opener with Western Illinois will be broadcast at 8 p.m. on Friday, November 11, followed by Omaha at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, November 15, Hampton at 5 p.m., on Sunday, November 20 and Robert Morris at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, November 22. Other games on the schedule include Green Bay at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, November 30, Prairie View A&M at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, December 6, the Wildcat Classic with Washington State at 7 p.m., on Saturday, December 10 and Gardner-Webb at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, December 21.
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).
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.