ESPN2 will televise Long Beach State-Syracuse game
Aug. 30, 2012
LONG BEACH, Calif. - Long Beach State's men's basketball game at Syracuse on Thursday, Dec. 6, will be televised on ESPN2 with a 5 p.m. (PT) tip off.
The addition of the LBSU-Syracuse game brings the total number of 49er games broadcast by one of the ESPN networks to four, including two non-conference games. Long Beach State could also pick up an ESPN2 game during the regular season's final week.
The 49ers home game against North Carolina (November 16), will be broadcast on ESPNU, while LBSU will also host rivals UC Santa Barbara (January 30) and Cal State Fullerton (February 13) on ESPNU. Long Beach State's game at UC Davis on March 7 could be broadcast on ESPN2. The network will choose a "Wild Card" game between the 49ers-Aggies game and the Cal State Fullerton at UC Santa Barbara game at a later date.
Long Beach State has become a regular on national television during the Dan Monson Era. In his five seasons at the helm, the 49ers have had 50 games televised nationally, including 30 games on one of the ESPN networks. The remainder of LBSU's television games will be released at a later date