NBC Sports To Air 10 Mountain West Basketball Games This Season
NBC Sports Network will telecast 10 Mountain West men's basketball games in 2012-13. NBC Sports Network's Mountain West schedule will feature Boise State, Colorado State, Nevada, New Mexico, San Diego State and UNLV.Coverage of the Mountain West on NBC Sports Network begins Saturday, January 12 at 8 p.m. ET, when San Diego State hosts Colorado State. The 2012-13 schedule also includes defending Mountain West Tournament winner New Mexico at San Diego State on Saturday January 26 at 4 p.m. ET, New Mexico vs. UNLV on February 9 at 9 p.m. ET, and wraps up with San Diego State vs. Boise State on March 9 at 3:30 p.m. ET.This year, NBC Sports Network will televise more than 50 college basketball games, the most in the network's history. A complete list of the 2012-2013 NBC Sports Network college basketball schedule is forthcoming.Following is NBC Sports Network's 2012-13 Mountain West men's basketball schedule (all times ET):Date Opponent TimeSat., Jan. 12 Colorado State at San Diego State 8:00 p.m. ET Sat., Jan. 19 UNLV at Colorado State 7:00 p.m. ETSat., Jan. 26 New Mexico at San Diego State 4:00 p.m. ETSat., Feb. 2 Nevada at New Mexico 8:00 p.m. ETSat., Feb. 9 New Mexico at UNLV 9:00 p.m. ETSat., Feb. 16 San Diego State at UNLV 9:00 p.m. ETSat., Feb. 23 New Mexico at Colorado State 4:00 p.m. ETSat., Feb. 23 Nevada at San Diego State 6:00 p.m. ETSat., March 2 UNLV at Nevada 4:00 p.m. ETSat., March 9 San Diego State at Boise State 3:30 p.m. ETAbout the Mountain West:From its inception in 1999, the Mountain West has been committed to excellence in intercollegiate athletics, while promoting the academic missions of its member institutions. Progressive in its approach, the Mountain West continues to cultivate opportunities for student-athletes to compete at the highest level, while fostering academic achievement and sportsmanship. The MW has been assertive in its involvement with the NCAA governance structure and has taken a leadership role in the overall administration of intercollegiate athletics. As of July 1, 2012, the Mountain West will be comprised of 10 Division I institutions: The United States Air Force Academy, Boise State University, Colorado State University, Fresno State, University of Hawai'i (football only), University of Nevada, The University of New Mexico, San Diego State University, UNLV, and the University of Wyoming. San Jose State University and Utah State University will join the Mountain West effective July 1, 2013. About the NBC Sports Network:NBC Sports Network, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans. Now in nearly 80 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the Summer and Winter Olympics, National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Soccer (MLS), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France and 34th America's Cup. In addition, NBC Sports Network telecasts college football, college basketball, college hockey, horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown, Fight Night boxing, Ironman, the Dew Action Sports Tour and USA Sevens Rugby. The network is also home to original programs such as Costas Tonight, NFL Turning Point, Caught Looking, NBC Sports Talk, and Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports Network is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.