LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech put the finishing touches on the 2012-13 men's basketball schedule, by adding nine non-conference games to the television schedule, announced Texas Tech officials in conjunction with FOX Sports and Red Raider Sports Properties, a property of Learfield Sports.
The Red Raiders will have nine non-conference games aired on either FOX College Sports, FOX Sports Southwest or FOX Sports Southwest Plus as part of the third-tier rights package signed with FOX Sports in September.
The season opener on Nov. 9 will air at 8 p.m. on FOX College Sports, while the Nov. 14 game against Nebraska-Omaha will air at 7 p.m. on FOX Sports Southwest Plus.
The next four game against Grambling State (Nov. 20 at 8 p.m.), Jackson State (Nov. 26 at 6 p.m.), Northern Kentucky (Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.) and McNeese State (Dec. 16 at 5 p.m.) are slated for FOX Sports Southwest.
The Dec. 22 tilt against Arizona State at 1 p.m. will air on either FSSW Plus or FOX College Sports. The Red Raiders will face North Carolina A&T at 7 p.m. on Dec. 28 on FSSW Plus and Florida A&M at noon on Dec. 31 on FOX Sports Southwest.
Learfield Sports' Red Raider Sports Properties oversees all aspects of the Texas Tech relationship. Learfield Sports manages multimedia rights for more than 50 collegiate institutions and associations including four additional Big 12 Conference members - Iowa State, Kansas State, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. The company also titles the acclaimed Learfield Sports Directors' Cup and provides exclusive sports programming to more than 1,000 radio stations nationwide. Learfield Sports' programming also is seen on more than 160 local television stations, cable systems and Regional Sports Networks. For additional information about the company's 40-year history and complete collegiate portfolio, visit www.learfieldsports.com.
FOX Sports Southwest produces over 700 events and nearly 3,000 hours annually of local original sports programming in high-definition. The regional sports network reaches over 9 million television homes in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Collegiate programming includes Big 12 Conference, SEC, ACC, and Conference USA events. FOX Sports Southwest also provides exclusive home team coverage of the Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, New Orleans Hornets, Dallas Stars, FC Dallas and the San Antonio Silver Stars. For complete regional sports news, commentary from team correspondents, and telecast schedules, visit www.foxsportssouthwest.com.