BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference, in conjunction with ESPNU, SportSouth and Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS), released the 2012 SEC volleyball television schedule. Combined, the networks will broadcast 18 live SEC volleyball matches this season.
ESPNU will feature SEC volleyball on Wednesday nights and Sunday afternoons while SportSouth and CSS will broadcast matches on Sundays. SportSouth will broadcast two Friday night matches on October 5 and October 19.
The ESPNU slate will start off with Tennessee at Missouri on Sept. 12 followed by Tennessee at Kentucky on Sept. 26, Georgia at LSU on Oct. 3, Tennessee at LSU on Oct. 10, Mississippi State at Missouri on Oct. 14, Florida at Texas A&M on Oct. 21, Missouri at Georgia on Oct. 24 and Arkansas at LSU on Nov. 21.
SportSouth’s first broadcast will be Oct. 5 with South Carolina at Texas A&M followed by Mississippi State at Texas A&M Oct. 7, Missouri at Ole Miss on Oct. 19, Alabama at Tennessee on Oct. 28 and Kentucky at Arkansas on Nov. 11. The SportSouth footprint includes FS Southwest and FS Midwest.
CSS will begin televised matches on Oct. 21 with South Carolina at Ole Miss. Other CSS matches include Mississippi State at LSU on Oct. 28, Tennessee at Florida on Nov. 4, Texas A&M at Georgia on Nov. 11 and Auburn at Alabama on Nov. 18. Areas covered by Comcast will see matches on CSS, while areas covered by Cox (LSU, Arkansas and Florida) will see the matches on CST.
Every ESPNU match will be available on WatchESPN. SportSouth and CSS matches will also be made available on ESPN3.
ESPNU reaches over 73 million homes. The SportSouth telecasts will be distributed to over 30 million homes in the FOX regional footprint and the CSS package will be available in more than 10 million homes.
2012 SEC Volleyball TV Schedule
Wednesday, 9/12 Tennessee at Missouri 8 p.m. ET
Wednesday, 9/26 Tennessee at Kentucky 8 p.m. ET
Wednesday, 10/3 Georgia at LSU 7 p.m. ET
Wednesday, 10/10 Tennessee at LSU 8 p.m. ET
Sunday, 10/14 Mississippi State at Missouri 1 p.m. ET
Sunday, 10/21 Florida at Texas A&M 2 p.m. ET
Wednesday, 10/24 Missouri at Georgia 7 p.m. ET
Wednesday, 11/21 Arkansas at LSU 9 p.m. ET
SportSouth/FS Southwest/FS Midwest
Friday, 10/5 South Carolina at Texas A&M 9:30 p.m. ET
Sunday, 10/7 Mississippi State at Texas A&M 4 p.m. ET
Friday, 10/19 Missouri at Ole Miss 8:30 p.m. ET
Sunday, 10/28 Alabama at Tennessee 1 p.m. ET
Sunday, 11/11 Kentucky at Arkansas 1 p.m. ET
Sunday, 10/21 South Carolina at Ole Miss 2 p.m. ET
Sunday, 10/28 Mississippi State at LSU 2 p.m. ET
Sunday, 11/4 Tennessee at Florida 2 p.m. ET
Sunday, 11/11 Texas A&M at Georgia 2 p.m. ET
Sunday, 11/18 Auburn at Alabama 2 p.m. ET