Oct. 16, 2017
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Atlantic 10 Conference announced today the addition of 22 men's basketball broadcasts on the Stadium network, the new, fully programmed, 24/7, multiplatform sports network with distribution across both the linear television and digital space.
Stadium will air 20 regular season A-10 men's contests nationally. Games will appear in over 60 markets via OTA broadcast as well as on WatchStadium.com, the Stadium iOS and tvOS apps,Twitter (@WatchStadium), Pluto TV and select distribution partners. In addition to the regular season games, Stadium will also air the opening round of the Men's Basketball Championship on Wednesday, March 7, from the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
"We are always looking for opportunities to expand the visibility and brand of the Atlantic 10 and our member schools, and our partnership with Stadium provides our fans, both nationally and internationally, with multiple options to watch our teams," states Commissioner Bernadette V. McGlade.
All 14 basketball programs will be featured in the Stadium package, which will tip-off on Nov. 25 with a non-conference matchup of Georgetown at Richmond.
"We're excited to partner with the A-10 to showcase its rich basketball pedigree on Stadium," said Stadium CEO, Jason Coyle. "We view the A-10 as a premium basketball conference, and we are confident that the partnership will prove to be a highly successful one for the conference and our audience.
A-10 institutions will make 149 nationally television appearances in 2017-18 across the league's three media partners of ESPN, CBS Sports Network, an NBCSN, and the addition of the Stadium broadcasts.
Stadium will be announcing its full college basketball lineup in the weeks ahead.
Sat. -- Nov. 25 Georgetown @ Richmond
Tue. -- Nov. 28 -- Brown @ Rhode Island
Fri. -- Dec. 1 -- Pitt vs. Duquesne (PPG Paints Arena)
Sat. -- Dec. 9 -- Houston @ Saint Louis
Sun. -- Dec. 17 -- Penn St. @ George Mason
Sat. -- Dec. 23 -- Harvard @ George Washington
Tue. -- Jan. 9 -- Dayton @ Richmond
Tue. -- Jan. 9 -- Duquesne @ VCU
Wed. -- Jan. 17 -- Richmond @ VCU
Sat. -- Jan. 20 -- Saint Louis @ Massachusetts
Wed. -- Jan. 24 -- Rhode Island @ Fordham
Wed. -- Jan. 31 -- La Salle @ Davidson
Wed. -- Jan. 31 -- St. Bonaventure @ George Mason
Tue. -- Feb. 6 -- Saint Joseph's @ Davidson
Sat. -- Feb. 10 -- George Washington @ George Mason
Sat. -- Feb. 17 -- VCU @ George Washington
Wed. -- Feb. 21 -- Richmond @ George Washington
Wed. -- Feb. 21 -- Duquesne @ St. Bonaventure
Wed. -- Feb. 28 -- Saint Louis @Duquesne
Sat. -- Mar. 3 -- La Salle @ Saint Joseph's
Wed. -- Mar. 7 -- A-10 Championship First Round
About the Atlantic 10 Conference
The Atlantic 10 Conference was founded in 1975 and consists of 14 diverse members across eight states and Washington, D.C. The mission of the Atlantic 10 is to provide an enhanced student-athlete experience through 21 nationally competitive championship sports. The basketball-centric conference is committed to integrity, educational excellence and providing quality equitable championship experiences for its student-athletes, coaches, and support staff. The membership consists of Davidson College, the University of Dayton, Duquesne University, Fordham University, George Mason University, The George Washington University, La Salle University, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, St. Bonaventure University, Saint Joseph's University, Saint Louis University and Virginia Commonwealth University. For more information, visit www.atlantic10.com.
Stadium is a new multi-platform sports network featuring exclusive live and on-demand games and events, extensive highlights, classic games, original programming, and daily live studio programming. Stadium was formed when Campus Insiders, 120 Sport and The American Sports Network merged into a singular network to take advantage of a combined collection of professional and collegiate rights and unique access to both digital and television distribution opportunities. Stadium includes a 24/7 linear feed distributed across both digital and broadcast platforms as well as a comprehensive array of on-demand (VOD) digital content, including additional live games and events. Stadium is owned by a collection of industry leaders including Silver Chalice, Sinclair, MLBAM, the NHL, the PGA Tour and Time, Inc. To learn more, visit watchstadium.com.