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Television coverage finalized for men's basketball game at Mercer

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Lipscomb University announced Wednesday that its men’s basketball game at Mercer this Friday will be available live online at ESPN360.com in addition to the previously announced television broadcasts on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) and the Bright House Sports Network as part of the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week.

The broadcast will feature two of the A-Sun’s hottest teams.  Lipscomb enters with a four-game win streak while Mercer has won five straight.  Matt Stewart and Sonny Smith will be on the call.

In the U.S., ESPN360.com is a 24/7 broadband sports network, delivering more than 3,000 live global sports events annually. ESPN360.com is available at no charge to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection from an affiliated service provider.  It is available free to approximately 18 million students and military personnel via any computer on a U.S. campus or military base computer network. 

Additionally, it has tripled its residential distribution in the past 20 months, and is available in 24 million households nationwide via more than 20 Internet service providers around the country including AT&T, Verizon, RCN, Frontier, Cavalier, Charter, Mediacom, Conway, Grande Communications and more.

CSS can be found on Ch. 27 for most of the greater Nashville area cable subscribers.

Based in Atlanta, CSS reaches more than 5.9 million cable and satellite homes across a 12 state region. Launched in 1999, the network is a partnership between Comcast Corporation and Charter Communications. CSS carries a full slate of college sports programming including over 40 live football games, 110 college football replay games, more than 200 men's and women's live college basketball games and 40 live baseball games, as well as a comprehensive mix of sports news and in-depth sports analysis geared toward fans in the Southeast.

The Bright House Sports Network will deliver the CSS broadcast to 1.6 million Florida homes.

Bright House Sports Network, the leader in local sports, is a 24-hour local sports network dedicated to sports fans in the Central Florida and Tampa Bay areas. It produces over 5,500 hours of local sports programming each year. Its strength is in our approach to covering local sports and the sports franchises that make up our communities. Bright House Sports Network provides a comprehensive and entertaining source of local sports news and programming.

The Lipscomb Sports Network will have free online audio streaming of the game at www.LipscombSports.com/sportsnetwork/.  Jonathan Seamon and Benjamin Seamon will call the action.