Record number of Summit League basketball games set to air on Midco Sports Network

MidcoSN will televise 105 men's and women's Summit League home basketball games during the 2018-19 season.
MidcoSN will televise 105 men's and women's Summit League home basketball games during the 2018-19 season.

MEN'S BASKETBALL COMPOSITE SCHEDULE (all TV Games Included)
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL COMPOSITE SCHEDULE (all TV Games Included)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – 
Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple announced Tuesday that 105 of the league's basketball games will be televised live on MidcoSN or MidcoSN2 during the 2018-19 season.

The regional sports network will produce 48 women's games and 45 men's regular season games along with all 12 of the Summit League Championships men's and women's quarterfinal and semifinal matchups.

"This figure continues to grow larger and larger every year and we continue to be blown away by the outstanding partnership we have with Mark and his Midco Sports Network team," Douple said. "That group works tirelessly to make this happen and the amount of coverage is this season is unprecedented for our league. I know our fans throughout our membership will enjoy the increase in live games."

MidcoSN's first live basketball broadcast will feature Minnesota Duluth vs. North Dakota State in a women's basketball exhibition contest on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Purdue Fort Wayne will travel to North Dakota State on Friday, Dec. 28 for a women's basketball clash that will be the first of 66 Summit League men's and women's conference games to air on the network.

MidcoSN will also provide its productions to ESPN to air nationally on the company's digital networks. A grand total of 130 Summit League home games will appear on either ESPN3 or ESPN+ in 2018-19. Both of the Summit League Championships title games will be televised by ESPN. The women's title game is set for March 12 at 2 p.m. CT on ESPNU, while the men's title game is set for March 12 at 8 p.m. CT on ESPN2. 

MidcoSN Television Schedule (Men's Basketball)
Nov. 1 | Concordia (Minn.) at North Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Nov. 6 | Grand Canyon at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Nov. 8 | Alabama State at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Nov. 11 | UC Santa Barbara at North Dakota State (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Nov. 12 | Northern Arizona at South Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Nov. 28 | Kansas City at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Dec. 1 | CSU Bakersfield at South Dakota (3:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 8 | Eastern Washington at North Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Dec. 11 | Savannah State at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 15 | Missouri State at North Dakota State (7:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 19 | Northland College at North Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 22 | Montana at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 28 | Purdue Fort Wayne at North Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Dec. 28 | South Dakota at North Dakota State (8 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 30 | Purdue Fort Wayne at North Dakota State (4 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 2 | North Dakota State at Omaha (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 6 | South Dakota State at South Dakota (3:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 10 | Omaha at North Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 10 | Western Illinois at North Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 12 | Western Illinois at North Dakota (2 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 12 | Oral Roberts at South Dakota State (4:15 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 13 | Purdue Fort Wayne at South Dakota (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 16 | South Dakota State at North Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 19 | North Dakota at North Dakota State (2 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 20 | South Dakota at Omaha (6 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 23 | South Dakota at North Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 24 | North Dakota State at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 26 | Western Illinois at South Dakota (3:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 26 | Omaha at South Dakota State (4:15 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 3 | North Dakota at Omaha (12 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 6 | North Dakota State at North Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 7 | Omaha at South Dakota& (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 9 | Denver at North Dakota State (4 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 9 | North Dakota at South Dakota State (4:15 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 10 | Oral Roberts at South Dakota (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 14 | Oral Roberts at North Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 14 | South Dakota State at Omaha (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 16 | South Dakota State at North Dakota State (4 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 16 | Oral Roberts at North Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 20 | Denver at South Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 21 | Purdue Fort Wayne at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 23 | South Dakota at South Dakota State (4 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 23 | Omaha at North Dakota State (4 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 28 | North Dakota State at South Dakota (8 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 2 | North Dakota at South Dakota (3:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
& -- game being played in Sioux Falls, S.D. at The Sanford Pentagon

MidcoSN Television Schedule (Women's Basketball Regular Season)
Oct. 30 | Minnesota Duluth at North Dakota State (7 p.m. CT)| MidcoSN
Nov. 6 | Mayville State at North Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Nov. 9 | Creighton at North Dakota State (5 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Nov. 9 | Florida Gulf Coast at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Nov. 11 | Incarnate Word at South Dakota (3:15 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Nov. 11 | New Hampshire at North Dakota State (4 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Nov. 15 | Creighton at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Nov. 21 | Wichita State at South Dakota& (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Nov. 28 | Iowa State at South Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Nov. 29 | Green Bay at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 1 | Green Bay at South Dakota (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 2 | Kansas City at North Dakota State (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 9 | Milwaukee at North Dakota State (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 12 | Oregon at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 28 | Purdue Fort Wayne at North Dakota State (5 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 30 | South Dakota at North Dakota State (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Dec. 30 | Purdue Fort Wayne at North Dakota (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 6 | South Dakota State at South Dakota (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 6 | North Dakota State at Omaha (2 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 9 | Omaha at North Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 9 | Denver at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 11 | Western Illinois at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 12 | Oral Roberts at South Dakota State (2 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 13 | Western Illinois at North Dakota (2 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 18 | South Dakota State at North Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 20 | North Dakota at North Dakota State (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 20 | South Dakota at Omaha (2 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 23 | North Dakota State at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 24 | South Dakota at North Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 26 | Western Illinois at South Dakota (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Jan. 26 | Omaha at South Dakota State (2 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Jan. 30 | Waldorf at North Dakota State (6 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 3 | North Dakota at Omaha (2:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 6 | Omaha at South Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 7 | North Dakota State at North Dakota (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 9 | Denver at North Dakota State (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 9 | North Dakota at South Dakota State (2 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 13 | South Dakota State at Omaha (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 13 | Oral Roberts at North Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 16 | Oral Roberts at North Dakota (2 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 16 | South Dakota State at North Dakota State (2 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 20 | Purdue Fort Wayne at South Dakota State (7 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 21 | Denver at South Dakota (7 p.m .CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 23 | Denver at North Dakota (11 a.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 23 | Omaha at North Dakota State (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
Feb. 24 | South Dakota at South Dakota State (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Feb. 28 | North Dakota State at South Dakota (5:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 2 | North Dakota at South Dakota (1 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN2
& -- game being played in Sioux Falls, S.D. at The Sanford Pentagon

MidcoSN Television Schedule (Summit League Championships; Denny Sanford PREMIER Center)

Mar. 9  | Women's Quarterfinal No. 1 (12 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 9  | Women's Quarterfinal No. 2 (2:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 9  | Men's Quarterfinal No. 1 (6 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 9  | Men's Quarterfinal No. 2 (8:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 10 | Women's Quarterfinal No. 3 (12 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 10 | Women's Quarterfinal No. 4 (2:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 10 | Men's Quarterfinal No. 3 (6 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 10 | Men's Quarterfinal No. 4 (8:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 11 | Women's Semifinal No. 1 (12 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 11 | Women's Semifinal No. 1 (2:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 11 | Men's Semifinal No. 1 (6 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN
Mar. 11 | Men's Semifinal No. 1 (8:30 p.m. CT) | MidcoSN

ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
Through 36 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a
combined enrollment of nearly 100,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S.
metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of
Denver), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts
University, Purdue Fort Wayne (Purdue University Fort Wayne), the University of South Dakota, South
Dakota State University and Western Illinois University with the University of North Dakota becoming
an official member on July 1, 2018. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit
League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced nine NCAA Champions along with over 90
Academic All-Americans, nearly 100 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes
competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit
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