America East announces men's & women's hoops TV schedule
Sept. 18, 2012
Cambridge, Mass. - The America East Conference has announced its 2012-13 men's & women's basketball television package, and the Stony Brook men's & women's basketball teams will be on the ESPN Family of Networks at least eight times with the potential of up to 13 games.
ESPN3, ESPN’s multi-screen sports network available through an afﬁ liated internet or video provider online via WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and through ESPN on Xbox LIVE, will carry America East games exclusively for the second straight year in 2012-13.
ESPN3 is available in approximately 73 million homes at no cost to fans who receive a high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an afﬁ liated provider. Major cable providers within the America East footprint that provide ESPN3 access are Burlington Telecom, Comcast, Cox, RCN, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS TV. The network is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers connected to on-campus educational networks and on-base military networks.
Games on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPNU are also accessible through WatchESPN, ESPN’s authenticated networks service. Live streams of all the WatchESPN Networks are available at no additional cost to fans who receive ESPN as part of their TV subscription from Bright House Networks, Comcast Xﬁnity TV, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS TV or Midcontinent Communications.
The men's team, under eighth-year head coach Steve Pikiell, return two starters from last year's team that won the America East regular season championship and advanced to the postseason NIT for the second time in three seasons. Among the returnees is America East Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-America East forward Tommy Brenton. Pikiell also has four newcomers and a redshirt freshman ready to contribute to Stony Brook's success.
The women's team, under second-year head coach Beth O'Boyle, returns five seniors from last season's squad that sported of the best defenses in the country, ranking 41st out of 336 teams in scoring defense. Among the returnees is 2012 America East Fans' Choice Player of the Year Dani Klupenger. O'Boyle also has six newcomers and two redshirts eager to make an impact right away.
2013 America East Basketball Production Schedule featuring Stony Brook