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UTEP Basketball: Five C-USA games to be televised in 2016-17

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Conference USA announced its initial TV schedule for men’s basketball on Tuesday, with five UTEP league games dotting the list.

beIN Sports has picked up three Miner games, including road matchups at WKU (Jan. 26, 6 p.m. MT) and North Texas (Feb. 16, 6 p.m. MT). beIN will also carry UTEP’s home game against Old Dominion (March 2, 6 p.m. MT).

In addition, UTEP’s home games against UAB (Feb. 2, 8 p.m. MT) and Middle Tennessee (Feb. 4, 6 p.m. MT) will be televised by CBS Sports Network and ASN, respectively.

The C-USA Championship quarterfinals in Birmingham (March 9) will be shown on ASN. The semifinals (March 10) and final (March 11) will have coverage on CBS Sports Network.

Internet streaming on Campus Insiders and ESPN3 will be announced at a later date. Additional coverage of C-USA basketball will also be available online through CUSA TV, available exclusively on the league’s official website www.ConferenceUSA.com.

UTEP’s games in the Gildan Charleston Classic (Nov. 17-20) will be available on ESPN networks, including ESPN3 for the tournament opener against Wake Forest.

In total, C-USA will have more than 40 nationally televised games in the 2016-17 season.

CBS Sports Network has announced six regular-season games involving Conference USA schools, in addition to its plans to air the 2017 C-USA Basketball Championship semifinals and final. Tip time for the men’s title game Saturday, March 11, is 8:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. CT from Birmingham, Alabama.

Sinclair Broadcasting Group and its American Sports Network have announced 13 men’s basketball games during the regular season, along with the Men’s Championship quarterfinals on Thursday, March 9.

Ten regular-season men's basketball games will be shown on beIN SPORTS, including nine conference match-ups. These contests are the first collegiate men’s basketball games for the network and will also be available through beIN SPORTS CONNECT, the streaming service.

UTEP's annual Orange and White scrimmage is set for October 22nd.