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Press ReleasePROVO - The Mountain West Conference has released the league schedule for BYU men's basketball along with the games televised by MWC broadcast partners CBS College Sports Network (CBS C), VERSUS and The Mtn.
The MWC television schedule features two BYU games on VERSUS, two on CBS C and 15 on The Mtn. The Mtn. will broadcast three home nonconference games—Bradley on Nov. 13, Weber State on Nov. 27 and Arizona State on Dec. 8—and 12 conference games.
CBS C will broadcast conference clashes with San Diego State (Feb. 23 or 24 in Provo) and instate rival Utah (March 3 in Salt Lake City). VERSUS will broadcast league games against UNLV (Feb. 6 in Las Vegas) and New Mexico (Feb. 27 in Provo). Any additional television broadcasts and game times will be announced at a later date.
BYU will host 19 games at the Marriott Center in 2009-10, including the Cougar Tipoff, exhibition play, the nonconference schedule and the conference schedule. Season tickets, which also include a neutral site game at Energy Solutions Arena, start at just $75 and go on sale beginning Aug. 1. The Cougar Tipoff is scheduled for Oct. 28 and will be followed by home exhibitions against Trinity Western (Nov. 5) and Central Washington (Nov. 10).
The Cougars open conference play on Jan. 6 against UNLV (The Mtn.) in the Marriot Center. After stepping out of MWC action for a matchup with UTEP on Jan. 9 in El Paso, Texas, BYU will play at Air Force (The Mtn.) on Jan. 13.
Colorado State (The Mtn.) and Wyoming (The Mtn.) come to the Marriott Center on Jan. 16 and 20, respectively. The Cougars then play two-straight on the road at San Diego State (The Mtn.) on Jan. 23 and at New Mexico (The Mtn.) on Jan. 27. The first half of the conference schedule concludes with home games against Utah (The Mtn.) on Jan. 30 and TCU (The Mtn.) on Feb. 2.
The second round of conference play starts with BYU visiting UNLV (VERSUS) on Feb. 6 and then hosting Air Force (The Mtn.) on Feb. 13. Games at Colorado State (The Mtn.) on Feb. 17 and Wyoming (The Mtn.) on Feb. 20 precede a pair of home matchups at the Marriott Center. San Diego State (CBS C) will play at the Marriott Center on either Feb. 23 or 24 followed by New Mexico (VERSUS) on Feb. 27.
BYU's conference schedule concludes with road games at Utah (CBS C) on March 3 and at TCU (The Mtn.) on March 6. The MWC Basketball Championship Tournament will be held in Las Vegas from March 10 to 13. The Mtn., CBS C and VERSUS will broadcast games at the Tournament.
BYU Men's Basketball 2009-10 Schedule
(*Additional game times and television broadcasts TBA)
28 (Wed.) Cougar Tipoff Provo, Utah TBA
5 (Thurs.) Trinity Western Provo, Utah TBA
10 (Tues.) Central Washington* Provo, Utah TBA
13 (Fri.) Bradley Provo, Utah 7:30 p.m. The Mtn.
17 (Tues.) Idaho State Provo, Utah TBA
20 (Fri.) at Hawaii Honolulu TBA
24 (Tues.) Southern Provo, Utah TBA
27 (Fri.) Weber State Provo, Utah 7:30 p.m. The Mtn.
2 (Wed.) at Utah State Logan, Utah TBA
5 (Sat.) vs. San Francisco' Salt Lake City TBA 8 (Tues.) Arizona State Provo, Utah 8 p.m. The Mtn. 12 (Sat.) vs. Fresno State# Los Angeles TBA 17 (Thurs.) Wagner@ Provo, Utah TBA 19 (Sat.) Eastern Washington@ Provo, Utah TBA 22 (Tues.) vs. Nebraska, Nevada Las Vegas TBA or Tulsa% 23 (Wed.) vs. Nebraska, Nevada Las Vegas TBA or Tulsa% 28 (Mon.) at Arizona Tucson, Ariz. TBA January 2 (Sat.) Eastern New Mexico Provo, Utah TBA 6 (Wed.) UNLV Provo, Utah 8 p.m. The Mtn. 9 (Sat.) at UTEP El Paso, Texas TBA 13 (Wed.) at Air Force USAFA, Colo. 6 p.m. The Mtn.
16 (Sat.) Colorado State Provo, Utah 4 p.m. The Mtn. 20 (Wed.) Wyoming Provo, Utah 6 p.m. The Mtn. 23 (Sat.) at San Diego State San Diego, Calif. 7 p.m. The Mtn. 27 (Wed.) at New Mexico Albuquerque, N.M. 8 p.m. The Mtn. 30 (Sat.) Utah Provo, Utah 7 p.m. The Mtn. February 2 (Tues.) TCU Provo, Utah 7 p.m. The Mtn. 6 (Sat.) at UNLV Las Vegas 1 p.m. VERSUS 13 (Sat.) Air Force Provo, Utah 4 p.m. The Mtn. 17 (Wed.) at Colorado State Fort Collins, Colo. 6 p.m. The Mtn. 20 (Sat.) at Wyoming Laramie, Wyo. 4 p.m. The Mtn. 23 or 24 San Diego State Provo, Utah TBA CBS C 27 (Sat.) New Mexico Provo, Utah 2 p.m. VERSUS March 3 (Wed.) at Utah Salt Lake City 7 p.m. CBS C 6 (Sat.) at TCU Fort Worth, Texas 5 p.m. The Mtn. 10-13 MWC Basketball Championship Las Vegas The Mtn./VERSUS/CBS C
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